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Just Say “Penis”! Teaching Your Kids how to Call Private Body Parts

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Question:

My 3-year-old calls his penis his ‘wee-wee’, but my sister says he should learn the correct term for it.

I think ‘penis’ sounds too clinical, and I also don’t want him going around talking about that.

Who’s right?

Answer:

Your sister’s right.

Children should be taught the standard terms for all their body parts, including the ones that many adults are nervous about naming – private body parts.

He probably doesn’t call his hand his ‘bang-bang’ or his foot his ‘walkie,’ and it’s time to teach him that his penis is his penis.

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Mommy, Is this a Gay Pedophile?

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I don’t have a lot of time to post these days, but this question above has kicked me out of my comfort zone.

I’ve been rambling to you quite a lot about my tween, haven’t I?

The last days it became clear to me that I need help adapting to my new role:

A Mom to Tween, experiencing lose of control in an ever-changing-fast-technological world, where kids are exposed to info that is difficult even for us grownups to absorb.

Listen to this: There was a lecture in my daughter’s school, by a police figure handling computer crimes.

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