HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT SEX…WITHOUT BLUSHING
Kids are the most honest people in the world. They've got nothing to hide, and they tend to think nobody else does either. That delightful misconception often caused considerable embarrassment for the parents of children who appeared on my "House Party" show. The kids I interviewed were never prompted or told what to say before the telecast. They didn't have to be. I just asked simple questions - usually about their life at home - and the kids responded with facts which they seemed generally to view as true, but dull. When these matter-of-fact descriptions of mommy's and daddy's behavior received adult interpretation, the result was often sidesplitting. "House Party" audiences frequently spent as much time rolling in the aisles as they did sitting in their seats. Sex, being a subject which most of my young guests knew little or no thing about, frequently lent itself to this sort of double entendre humor.
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