Sometimes, kids' games head into the nude-and-rude territory. What's normal and safe and what's not? We thought it was hysterically funny - though we also had a vague notion that it was a bit naughty and rue. Er, rude.
Kids exploring each other's bodies: What's normal?
Kids exploring each other's bodies: What's normal? - Kidspot
Three- and 4-year-olds are often fascinated with and more than happy to reveal their private parts. Here's why. On a recent evening, my cousin's 4-year-old son ran into the closet after his bath. Suddenly, he threw open the door and proudly exclaimed to his mother and twin sister, "Look at my penis! Many 3- and 4-year-olds are oblivious to the notion that their private parts should be, well, private.
Porn video shows, local brew, and transactional sex: HIV risk among youth in Kisumu, Kenya
Kisumu has shown a rising HIV prevalence over the past sentinel surveillance surveys, and most new infections are occurring among youth. We conducted a qualitative study to explore risk situations that can explain the high HIV prevalence among youth in Kisumu town, Kenya. We conducted in-depth interviews with adolescents aged 15 to 20, held 4 focus group discussions, and made 48 observations at places where youth spend their free time.
Almost from the very beginning, children are exploring their bodies. But before that idea makes you anxious, remember that at this point your child's curiosity is less about sex as you think of it and more about the general mysteries of body function. Readily available tools for these investigations are their eyes, ears, and hands.