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Frisky Friday: Caught in the Act

By Leslie Lindsay Just recently, while listening to my favorite morning radio show, I heard callers chatting about the time they were caught pants down by their kids.  Nooo…I am not talking about a little friendly mooning.  I am talking about…ahem…”the act.”  Callers, ironically were not traumatized adult children telling tales of their hours in therapy.   Nope.  Instead, it was parents calling in saying things like, “I was so embarrassed, I couldn’t face my kid for days…it was really uncomfortable…” However, according toresearch, it’s really not that upsetting for a kid to see their parents in the act.  In fact, what is a problem is when kids don’t see their parents expressing any kind of physical love at all. Nope, you don’t have to let them in on your sex life, but you do need to model intimacy around your kiddos.  Let them see you holding hands, PG kissing, giving hugs, hinting at a little more….that sort of thing…is what kids need to see in order to grow up sexually healthy.  For example, you’ll want your kiddos to see that parents can and do …