Parent conversations: What are developmentally appropriate ways of talking to children about sex?

I had almost as much trouble deciding what to write to introduce this topic as actually talking about it with my kids. I guess that’s why I appreciate what the…

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Parent conversations: How can I explain the Sixth Commandment to a young child?

Recently my six-year-old came home from his Lutheran elementary school, and I overheard him ask his older siblings, “What is ‘adultery’?” Apparently his class was memorizing the Sixth Commandment, and…

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