Teaching Kids About The News

GUESTS: Sylvia Rimm Author, Smart Parenting: How to Raise a HappyAchievingChild Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics,School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University Director, Family Achievement Clinic, MetroHealthMedical Center, Cleveland Host, "Family Talk with Sylvia Rimm," Claudia Wallis Founding editor, TIME for Kids Managing editor, TIME for Kids Contributing editor, TIME magazine With all the media coverage of the Presidential sex scandal, your kids maybe getting a crash course in sex-ed before you've explained the birds andbees. The news of late can give parents an opportunity to talk about grown-upissues with kids — as long as they're ready for the lessons. Join Ray Suarezand guests for suggestions on the most effective ways to talk to childrenabout the day's news — when the news is R-rated ...on the next Talk of theNation, from NPR News.

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