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Talking to teens about drinking

Many parents aren't sure when to talk to their children about alcohol. Kids are often nervous and confused as they face their first opportunities to try alcohol. It helps them to hear a parent's thoughts on the subject. Set the stage early by letting your children know that they can talk to you about anything, without judgment or lecturing. Ask open-ended questions, and listen to the answers without interrupting. …

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