Celebrities Behaving Badly

Try as you might, it's almost impossible to keep your tweens from encountering celebrities behaving badly in the media, but Jana believes this exposure can open the door to positive dialogue between a parent and child. She has had some firsthand experience with her own 10-year-old daughter.

"We live in the information age, and she's going to hear things and it's my goal that when she hears them I'm there for her," she said. "I explain it to her first so she doesn't hear it from anywhere else."

Jana provided ABC News Now with this list of tips for talking to your tweens about celebrity bad girls: Limit child's exposure/access.

Be an approachable parent.

Stay tuned in.

Come to discussion prepared.

Let child guide conversation.

For more on this story check out ABC News Now's Top Priority.

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