When your kid confuses ‘orgasm’ and ‘autism’

I have come to realise it’s not the questions you know your children will ask you at some point that are the most awkward to answer, it’s the questions that completely blindside you.

What is sex?  Easy to answer, right?
What is a period?  Another easy answer.
Why does he have a penis, but I have a vagina?  Straight forward.

Then your 9-year-old confuses the words ‘autism‘ and ‘orgasm‘ and it all goes to hell. Continue reading