Sex positive parenting: the book we are going to burn

Some books are great. Some books are less great. And some books are downright scary.
No wonder there are so many screwed up people in the world if they read books like this one (or are parented by people who do). *sigh*

Emma Masson-Oakden


My wife and I are huge book lovers, the word ‘bibliophile’ definitely comes to mind.  On top of this, we are also very sex(uality) positive when it comes to parenting, both wanting our four children to grow up with a healthy understanding of sex and sexuality, theirs and in general.  Our eldest daughter is 11 now and is going through puberty; she loves reading puberty books, demolishes the damn things, then reads them two, three, four more times… and a month later will get them out from the library again.  It got to the point we ended up buying the books for her.

A few months back we were in our regular secondhand bookshop, perusing the shelves full of booky potential.  I came across a hardcover book – ‘Questions Kids Ask about Sex: Honest answers for every age’, Melissa R. Cox (ed) – and thought HEY!  THAT SOUNDS FUCKING…

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One thought on “Sex positive parenting: the book we are going to burn

  1. I…can’t. This review both amused me (because you’re funny) and repulsed me (because I can’t believe the bullshit people peddle). As someone who was raised to believe that sex and masturbation are wrong and something to be ashamed of this info isn’t new to me, but the fact that it is published amazes me. Ugh.

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