There’s a part of me that thought the day I would have to cross this conversational bridge was years down the road, like thinking about your child going off to college. Boy was I wrong. The inquiries started a few years after their own births; they were met with tales of whimsy (the stork, the basket on the doorstep,) and tales of medical marvels, (through a mommy’s belly button, from out of thin air.) I’ve even told the seldom used, “We found you in a trashcan” tale -- which was told to me by my doting dad, who would threaten to put me back in the trashcan where he found me, when I wasn’t listening.Read Full Story
Talking to your children about sex isn't easy. If you are having trouble there are a few things to remember. Be sure to discuss the topic calmly and with complete honesty.Follow these helpful tips from the experts for talking with your tween and teen daughter about sex, intimacy, pregnancy and birth control.Read Full Story
You probably thought you could put off the "big sex talk" for a few more years -- like, maybe until your child's wedding night. But then someone -- a friend, a teacher, or even a random strnager -- gets pregnant or has a baby, and your 6-year-old looks at you and says, "But where did the baby come from?" As the theme song from Jeopardy plays in your head, you scramble for an answer. We've got you covered.Read Full Story
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