Last week while I was picking my girls up from school (4th and 5th grade), I was towards the end of the pick up line. Next to the school is an apartment building, I smelled the distinct odor of marijuana being smoked. I posted something on FB about it, several comments later someone said that a 5th grader got busted for possession last week. I was stunned, shocked and speechless!!! I live in a small, semi-rural ish, and higher income type town; not saying that drug use doesn't happen because of this, but more because I tend to think I live in a bubble and forget that some of the stuff that may have seemed normal growing up in the big city, seems shocking here in my Mayberry-esque town. Anyways it has kind of reminded me that I have to talk to my kids about drugs. We have discussed the body, changes that will occur, touched a tiny bit on sex; we have discussed alcohol, drinking, not drinking and driving, etc. We have never talked about drugs, I don't know why, I guess the subject just never came up. My husband and I don't do drugs, we have smoked weed in our high school/college years, we don't hang around with people who do drugs, so it just never came up. So now how do I bring it up, what do I say?