This week, I turn
the tables by asking my readers some questions. Students have been back
at school for a month now, and I talked with a few from local colleges
and universities about what they wished their parents had told them
about sex before they were all grown up.
This topic is on
my mind for a couple of reasons. The pregnancy of Sarah Palin's
daughter, Bristol, has once again put the spotlight on the
effectiveness of abstinence-only sex education and of parental messages
about sexuality. In addition, I just kicked off a series of workshops
for parents at the Tool Shed, the first of which focused...