and had The Talk, because I don’t want to be in the 20% of parents who have to fess up to not having had it with their kids.

I have to say, he didn’t sound very interested, but he didn’t freak out, so I suppose it’s a good start. I like to think my Talk technique has been refined a little since I gave my litte sister the Talk.*

* I told her boys were germy and she should investigate full-body latex.