Resources to Educate Children

To help parents begin a conversation with...

. . . small children

Simple board books to begin teaching about the dignity of the body, etc.

A Child's Book of Virtues by Kay McStadden is a wonderful book about virtues and can lead to great discussion that will help provide a solid foundation as your child matures.

Discipline That Lasts a Lifetime: The Best Gift You Can Give Your Kids by Ray Guarendi, provides great advice for developing good discipline at any age.

. . . young children

For introducing and developing the virtue of chastity there are no better books/tools than Jennie Bishop's, The Squire and the Scroll and The Princess and the Kiss.  These books and other related resources (blog, etc.) are at

By far the best book on the market for this need, Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today's Young Kids by Kristen A. Jenson M.A.

To help develop an clear distinction between secrets that may be kept from parents, and ones that should not you may find this book helpful, Do You Have a Secret? (Let's Talk About It!) by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos.

. . . younger adolescents

Good books to help prepare for the teen years include Pure Womanhood, by Crystalina Evert; Pure Manhood, by Jason Evert; 

Man to Man, Dad to Dad: Catholic Faith and Fatherhood by Brian Caulfield is a good book aimed at helping fathers in their role.

Similar to his other bestselling book on discipline Good Discipline, Great Teens by Dr. Ray Guarendi is a helpful guide to the specific challenges of this age group.

. . . older adolescents

Resources for this age group also contain many helpful ideas for use with younger children.

We highly recommend Theology of His Body / Theology of Her Body by Jason Evert to introduce chastity and help continue to conversation about sexual purity and spiritual development.

A great book to help you talk with your children is Angry Birds and Killer Bees: Talking to Your Kids About Sex, by local expert and parent Dr. Todd Bowman.

Solid Catholic advice on the subject and lots of how-to ideas by Dr. Gregory Popkac, Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Raising Sexually Whole and Healthy Kids.

For good fiction that teaches chastity as it entertains you may like Arms of Love by Carmen Marcoux.

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