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11 tips for talking with your children

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By Connie Fields, RN - Douglas County Public Health

Editor’s note: This is part three of a three-part series.

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1 Listen more than you talk. Make sure you know exactly what question your child is really asking.

2 Try not to jump to conclusions. Just because they ask questions doesn’t mean they are “doing it.”

3 Answer questions simply and directly. Give factual, honest, short and simple answers. Don’t beat a dead horse!

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