No more “penis”

Yesterday afternoon, I participated in a panel discussion on the Huffington Post’s online television network, HuffPost Live, about the appropriateness of teaching young children to refer to parts of the body like the penis and the vagina with anatomically correct terminology.

The conversation was initiated as a result of a blogger who wrote about her avoidance of the word “penis” with her three year old son.

Here is the video of our discussion: