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Talking to Your Kids About Sex: Resources

Updated: Jun 26, 2022

"Regardless of your feelings about the court's ruling today, we need to start talking to our children about sex and how to engage in sex safely and happily. This should include a discussion about how to communicate with sexual partners and how to access contraceptives. Until all parents get behind this, we are in for a dismal future." -Dr. Katie Schubert, LMHC, Certified Sex Therapist

We’ve included a list of resources below on how to talk to your kids about sex. Our team at Cypress Wellness Center is also here if you need any guidance. You can send us your questions here.


For kids:

It’s Not the Stork! by Robbie Harris

You know, Sex by Cory Silverberg

Sex Is a Funny Word by Cory Silverberg

What Makes a Baby? by Cory Silverberg Where did I come from? by Peter Mayle

Amazing You! Getting Smart About Your Private Parts by Gail Saltz

What's the Big Secret? Talking about Sex with Girls and Boys by Laurie Krasny Brown

It's So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families by Robie H. Harris

It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, Gender, and Sexual Health by Robie Harris

Bobby and Mandee's Good Touch/Bad Touch: Children's Safety Book by Robert Khan

Yes! No!: A First Conversation About Consent For adults:

Stop sweating and start talking by Andrea Brand

30 Days of Sex Talk (3 book set) by Educate and Empower Kids Sex Positive Talks to Have with Kids Melissa Pintor Carnagey

Talking to Your Kids About Sex: turning "the talk" into a conversation for life by Dr. Laura Berman




Let’s Talk about Sex

We will continue to build our resource list to better help you create a sex-positive culture with your kids. If you have local or virtual resources that have been of benefit to you, your family, clients, students, or friends feel free to send them our way: Dr. Katie Schubert has a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from Adams State University in Colorado and a doctorate degree in Sociology and Gender Studies from the University of Florida. She is a Certified Sex Therapist, providing therapy to individuals, couples, and families on issues related to sexuality, sex, and gender in St. Petersburg. To reach out to Katie directly email her at

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