Sometimes the answers lead to in-depth sexual education questions. I answer those truthfully too. I can't believe some of the questions, but they are things he is honestly curious about and has a right to know the accurate answer to.
I can't recall if I ever blogged this but last year after hearing some horrifying information said by a twelve year old I told my son to please always come to me with the questions because I want him to know the real information. He said that he knows he can, and he knows that I tell the truth, and he knows that a lot of what kids talk about is just plain
Here are two recent words that I'm not too embarrassed to share, just to give some insight: tranny and orgasm.
and some new slang term I'd never heard of that (when I looked it up on Google) referenced a specific type of action that some men performs while masturbating
One more thing.
My younger son frequently asks these questions in public places such as in an elevator or in the grocery store aisle. Since he doesn't know the word meaning he has no way to know that it's a topic not usually discussed in mixed company in public places. My older son has never wanted to talk about sex. It's a personality thing, I think.
Parenting is a verb and it's not always easy. These talks are spur of the moment and I have to think on my feet sometimes. I am happy that we have been able to keep the lines of communication open.