The dreaded 'Mum, where did I come from?' question ...
Our six-year-old son Toby has always been an inquisitive sort and he loves nothing more than understanding how and why things work.
Aside from wrestling, playing at the beach or on the iPad, he loves settling down with my husband Jules to watch a David Attenborough documentary. While I originally added a soft background commentary like, “that baby seal is just having a sleep”, as a killer whale threw it into the air, Toby soon cottoned on that no, that baby seal was not asleep, it was stone cold dead.
I watched anxiously as he processed the hard facts of life and while he was sad and pretty angry at that particular killer whale, he dealt with it much better than I ever did as a child and well, so far, so normal.
Read more here: https://www.mamamia.com.au/how-to-have-the-talk/