Regnier, Margaret
February 1952
America;2/23/1952, Vol. 86 Issue 21, p555
The article gives a couple of object lessons in the problems of giving sex instruction in the home. It notes that parents are hesitant to impart sex knowledge to their children because they fear that they are doing children a moral disservice. It suggests that parents might help each other, in a kind of apostolate or sharing experiences, when giving sex information to children.


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