"'Parents are their child’s primary sex educator,' writes Peter Jon Mitchell in the study issued by the Ottawa-based Institute for Marriage and Family Canada. 'They know the sensitivities of their children and are perfectly placed to parent their children through critical stages of development.'
Mitchell isn’t just stating a personal sensitivity. The American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, he notes, holds that parents are uniquely able to 'respond to the needs and curiosity level of their individual child, offering no more or less information that their child is able to ask and understand.'"
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