Joanna Cole


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  • ''The atmosphere parents wish to create when talking with children about birth and reproduction is warm, honest, and reassuring, one that tells children they are free to ask questions as often as they need to, and you will answer them as lovingly as you know how.''
    Joanna Cole (20th century), U.S. author. How You Were Born, p. 8 (1993).
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  • ''Because it is not always easy for an adult to predict what inaccurate ideas a child may have, it can help to answer questions first with one of your own: "What do you think?" Once you find out what a child is really asking, you'll be in a better position to give a helpful answer based on the facts.''
    Joanna Cole (20th century), U.S. author. How You Were Born (1995).
  • ''Children's view of the world and their capacity to understand keep expanding as they mature, and they need to ask the same questions over and over, fitting the information into their new level of understanding.''
    Joanna Cole (20th century), U.S. author. How You Were Born, p. 7 (1993).

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