- Parents never imagined the presidential campaign would provide learning moments for kids on sexual assault
- Mothers and fathers are even talking to younger kids -- in age-appropriate ways -- about consent
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(CNN)Some of the most important topics that we should be discussing with our children are often the toughest, and sex and sexual assault are definitely in that category.