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The parents' guide to what's in this music.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that in the single "Ours," country star Taylor Swift offers a clean track about making your own choices when it comes to love. As usual, she avoids adult topics like sex and substance use, as well as profanity. Overall, the tune is another age-appropriate choice for the legions of young Taylor Swift fans.
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What's the story?
Romance is once again on the table in "OURS," a single from young country singer Taylor Swift originally released on the Target-exclusive deluxe edition of her record Speak Now. In this clean track, Swift reassures the object of her affection that it doesn't matter what other people may be saying about them, because their feelings for each other are priority number one: "It's not theirs to speculate if it's wrong / And your hands are tough but they are where mine belong / And I'll fight their doubt and give you faith with this song for you."
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Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about why it's important to ignore rumors and gossip. What are some of the consequences that can come from spreading or starting rumors?
What should you do if you're the victim of a rumor? What should you do if you hear gossip about someone you know?
Is it OK to gossip about people you don't know, like celebrities? Why or why not?