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How to Have that Difficult Conversation with Your Kid

We discuss preparing for the talk. THE talk. The one you dread having with your kids. Of course, yes, there’s more than one; subjects ranging from sex to divorce to health problems to death can be challenging at times for parents to address with children. And what you say, how much you say and when […]

We discuss preparing for the talk. THE talk. The one you dread having with your kids.

Of course, yes, there’s more than one; subjects ranging from sex to divorce to health problems to death can be challenging at times for parents to address with children. And what you say, how much you say and when you say it depends on all sorts of factors, from your child’s age and maturity, to the specific situations you and your loved ones might be facing.

We talk with a child psychologist and a parenting blogger, both from Houston, about the best way to handle such difficult discussions.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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