Katherine Ryan has shared her daughter’s hilarious reaction to her first sex education lesson – revealing there was ‘a lot of angry crying’.
The comedian, 35, told her Twitter followers that her eight-year-old daughter Violet had had her first sex education lesson in school.
Katherine joked that she felt the need to warn other parents of children in Year Four that they too might be getting ‘the talk’ at school, which she said left Violet and her classmates ‘disgusted’.
She advised parents to ‘get your story straight’ and be prepared for questions from baffled little ones.
Her wry remarks prompted her followers to share their own stories of their children’s reaction to their first foray into sex education.
Katherine Ryan, 35, told her Twitter followers that her eight-year-old daughter Violet had been given her first sex ed lesson in school
The comedian joked that there had been ‘a lot of angry crying’ from ‘disgusted’ pupils in the class
The Canadian star advised parents to plan what they’d say to their children about sex ahead of time before they come home having learned about it from school.
She tweeted: ‘Heads up if you have kids in year 4. They taught them about sex today & there was a lot of angry crying & disgust.
‘Get your story straight cause the minute you get home, you’re in BIG TROUBLE [sic].’
She later joked that she’d ‘swerved it by telling Violet she was adopted’.
Her comments left her Twitter followers in stitches, with many telling stories about their own children’s sex ed classes
Katherine’s light-hearted tweet amassed thousands of likes and retweets, as other parents were inspired to share their own funny stories.
One tweeted: ‘A few years ago my son came home and proudly announced ”I know everything there is to know about virginias”.’
‘One of ours asked if you had to go to hospital to ‘do it’. Imagine….’ another posted.
A third wrote: ‘When my son had them he came home, shook his head at me & said ”I can’t believe you have done a disgusting with my Dad.”’
Katherine was born in Ontario, Canada but now lives in Crouch End, London with her daughter
She has appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats and Mock the Week, as well as having her own Netflix special Katherine Ryan: In Trouble
Another revealed: ‘The video they showed