Author Suzanne Brockmann joined HuffPost Live for a candid conversation on how she dealt with raising a gay son.
"We pretty much knew ... just watching him grow up," Brockmann, who is also an active PFLAG member, recalled.
When it comes to raising lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) children, Brockmann believes parents who choose to educate themselves about the potential issues beforehand will be the most successful.
"I had done quite a bit of research through the years kind of to prepare myself for being able to talk to him about things like sex and sexuality," she said. "I wanted to make sure Jason learned about sex, but wasn't terrified of sex."