Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within days > Health-in-Motion 05 February 2016 Dreading that sex talk? Well-informed children make better-informed decisions regarding their sexuality. Unfortunately, many parents are confused about what they should tell their children, and when and how this should happen. Take action: Remember that sex education is an ongoing process – questions should be answered naturally and in an age-appropriate fashion; model the lessons you want to teach your children through your own behaviour, expectations and messages; know your facts, even if it means reading up; when asked for facts, give facts, not your own ideas or values; encourage curiosity and self-confidence in your children – curious children end up being better informed and self-confident children overcome peer pressure more easily; foster positive feelings about sexuality; and answer what is asked, without going into unnecessary details. 0 More: Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within daysHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle 7 shocking things your first period can tell you about your health Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength Fitness The 10 best yoga poses for men Medical 7 celebs with rare diseases Lifestyle ‘I slept on a yoga mat for 7 days – here’s what happened to my body’ From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.