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This Is The Healthiest Way To Talk To Kids About Sex

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Contributing Writer Published: 07/19/2016 11:29 AM EDT on LiveScience Pediatricians should help educate their patients about...

The Day My Son Asked Me About Blow Jobs

Christine Burke | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents
Christine Burke

I knew this day would come as I had been warned by those who had gone before me. He's going to ask someday. She's going to have questions. You need to get your story straight.

ADVICE 16: Sex Talk

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

Photo Credit: Brent Stoller To send in a question, please complete this short Google form. All submissions are anonymous, even to the author. ***** ...

The Truth Is Sexy

Lauren Zander | Posted 03.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

I'm about to bring up a subject matter that even today still turns adults into tweens. Ready? Here it is. I want to talk to you about your sex life.

Why I'm Going to Talk to My 4-Year-Old About Sex

Michelle Zunter | Posted 03.16.2016 | Parents
Michelle Zunter

It might feel awkward and unnecessary to talk to a toddler or child about their bodies and sex, but they need to be aware that it's not okay for anyone to talk to them or touch them in an inappropriate way.

Santa Claus Gave Me The Sex Talk

Wes Janisen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wes Janisen

It was a crisp, clear day in December 1998, and I'd just been released from my 5th grade classroom for Winter Break. It had been a spectacular day, fi...

Mae Whitman Even Makes The Sex Talk More Appealing

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.13.2015 | Entertainment

Rumor has it anything Mae Whitman touches becomes a better, more appealing version of itself.* The most recent evidence comes from Refinery29, where t...

'The Real' Hosts Receive Sex Toys Live On-Air, Hilarity Ensues

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.02.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The ladies of "The Real" are known for their honest, no-holds-barred commentary on everything from style to relationships to pop culture -- but could ...

How To Have The Sex Talk With LGBT Children

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Talking to a child about sex is tricky -- and often stressful -- for parents who want to strike a balance between being open, honest and truthful with...

How To Talk To Your Grocer About Sex

Kate Baer | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Kate Baer

"Oops, I forgot!" Waylon says, smacking himself on the forehead like a cartoon version of himself. "It's not SPRAY, Mommy said. It's called SPERM!"

STIs: The Sex Talk No One Wants To Have -- But Should

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 01.25.2015 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

I've talked in the past about how hard it is to ask for your sexual preferences in bed. But this is harder than just asking for your favorite position. Nonetheless, it's a non-negotiable necessity.

Confessions Of A Bad Mom: Having 'The Talk'

Michelle Combs | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Michelle Combs

I grew up in a household where sex was not discussed. I learned everything I know about sex on the mean streets of Dry Ridge, Kentucky. I wanted it to be different for my children. My son, however, did not.

Why Kids Sext -- And What Parents Can Do About It

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.22.2014 | Parents

Last week, author and journalist Hanna Rosin prompted renewed conversation about teens and nude photos in an in-depth article for The Atlantic titled ...

The Birds and the Bees, Before Sunrise

Allison Hart | Posted 11.24.2014 | Parents
Allison Hart

"How did I get Daddy's genes for big feet if I was made inside of Mommy?" This conversation happened between my children, over my head as I "slept" the other morning at 6:15. At this point, I had to get involved.

3 Reasons to Talk to Your Kids About 'Pleasure'

Vicki Hoefle | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
Vicki Hoefle

While you squirm in your seat about how and when you're going to approach this topic as a family, here are three reasons to start talking to your kids about sex and pleasure right now.

The Sudden Need For a 4th Grade Sex Talk

Jeff Bogle | Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

We had a sex talk plan. That plan was to wait. Wait until 4th grade was over. Wait until we could have the sex talk with our 10-year-old at a leisurely pace and without any nuggets or zingers from it seeping into her classroom chit-chats or into the recess yard banter.

7 Little Things My Mom Did That Made A Huge Impact

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

These things I'm listing today are small things that meant a great deal to me. Things for which I never thanked my mom. Things she probably doesn't even think I remember.

From Gossip to Bragging, How Girls and Boys Are Talking About Sex Is a Problem

Katie Koestner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Katie Koestner

f boys and men speak of the act of doing, conquest, teamwork, and if girls retell the story without commentary and proudly support the boys' team, how can we delude ourselves into movement toward sexual equality and respect?

Riding in Cars With Boys

Dana King | Posted 06.11.2014 | Comedy
Dana King

It's possible that by the ripe age of seven, my child has lost all faith in me when it comes to knowing anything.

How to Do "The Sex Talk" Better

Laura Palumbo | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Palumbo

Sexuality is more than sex. Healthy sexual development is about creating a foundation for healthy relationships, choices and behaviors.

Let's Talk About the Birds and... Um... the Birds?

Amelia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amelia

My little boy will soon start becoming a little man, and as a gay-identified kid, what kind of sexual knowledge will he need? How will "the sex talk" be different for him? I don't have real answers to these questions, but I am trying to figure it out.

Braving the Sex Talk(s)

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 05.17.2014 | Parents
Dr. Logan Levkoff

Kids don't lose their innocence when they learn about sex; they lose their innocence when their first understanding of sex comes from pornography, a kid on the school bus or someone other than you.

When You Should Really Start Talking To Kids About Sex

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents

Every parent worries about those milestone conversations that will shape their kids' morals, manners and views on sex. Sometimes, it's difficult broac...

The Birds And The Bees Talk: 1966 Style

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 09.14.2013 | Comedy
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

At these words I cracked up, "So let me get this right. Dad's lecture freaked you out so much, made you absolutely terrified of even thinking about sex, that you held off from anything until you were... twelve, maybe twelve and a half?"

Why You Should Have the 'Sex Talk' With Your Parents

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.04.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Rest assured, I would certainly never advise anyone to talk down to his or her parents. Why I chose to address the issue is simple: Sex is different today than it was in the past and it will continue to change with the times.