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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# the talk

All time
Saoirse Ronan had to explain the pronunciation of her name again on Sharon Osbourne's US chat show
Every year.
Parents have 'the talk' with their kids on camera, and it's just as awkward as you'd expect
Scarlet for yer ma.
Open thread: What kind of sex education did you get in school?
Useful? Cringey? Non-existent?
This condom ad is 'The Talk' you NEVER want to have
Sure you’d never be able to look daddy in the eye again after that. EVER.
The characteristics of the Parental Sex Talk
Aside from general embarrassment, of course.
Column: Having ‘the’ chat with your children… how to talk about sex and puberty
Parents are often unsure about how much to say to their children about sex – and at what age – but a little preparation goes a long way, writes Martina Newe.