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The Birds and the Bees, Before Sunrise

Allison Hart | Posted 09.24.2014 | 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 05.24.2014 | Gay 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.

Is It Time To Have 'The Sex Talk' With Your Parent?

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.29.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Many years ago your mom or dad probably had 'the talk' with you. Perhaps over your teen and young-adult years your parent(s) initiated many talks about love, dating, sex and the selection of a life partner. Now, as the adult child of an aging parent, you may find the tables have turned,

Doctor's Advice: How to Talk With Your Kids About Sex

Intent | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Intent

You need to have The Talk with your kid. And not just once but many times, slowly, over many years.

The Sex Talk I Had With My Mom When I Was 20

Nadia Cho | Posted 03.09.2013 | College
Nadia Cho

This holiday season, I came out to my mom about being sexually active, being bisexual, writing about sex for my college newspaper and then getting a ton of media attention for my column on having sex in the library. But did I also mention that I got straight A's this semester?

Why You Should Talk About Sex, Baby

Posted 09.05.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 09/05/2012 03:22 PM EDT on LiveScience Getting comfortable with communicating about s...

'Men At Work' Premiere: Did Sex Jokes Deliver Laughs?

Posted 05.25.2012 | TV

The name of the show may be "Men at Work" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on TBS), but it could better be describes as "men talking about sex." TBS offered up the f...

Facing Facts, Evangelicals Say It's Time To Really Talk About Sex

Posted 04.23.2012 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The statistics, some evangelicals say, can no longer be ignored. Eighty percent of young evangel...

'Savage U' Brings Sex Columnist Dan Savage To College Campuses

Posted 04.04.2012 | TV

As long as there are young people, there will be young people having unprotected sex. No matter what videos they've seen, stories they've told, or eve...

Renee Has Awkward Sex Talk With Her Son On 'Mob Wives'

Posted 05.19.2012 | TV

Renee Graziano was trying to be the responsible parent to her teenage son AJ on "Mob Wives" (Sun., 8 p.m. ET on VH1), and so she started to talk to hi...

The New ABCD's of Talking About Sex With Teenagers

Amy Schalet | Posted 01.02.2012 | Parents
Amy Schalet

How can American parents and other adults talk with teenagers about sexuality and romantic relationships in more positive terms, while bolstering young people's capacities to protect themselves against potential negative experiences and consequences?

The Sex Talk: Parents Avoid Topics Of Birth Control And Saying No

www.mommyish.com | Posted 12.17.2011 | Parents

It’s nearly the end of October — deemed “Let’s Talk Month” which encourages parents to speak to their kids about sex and apparently a majori...

Confessions of a Failed Parent

Jonathan Black | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Black

I envisioned sitting down with the boys on a bed and starting with, "When boys and girls get older... " only to have them roll their eyes and groan, "We know about that, dad."

Heidi DeJong Barsuglia Denies Mike Duvall Affair: Energy Lobbyist Was Subject Of Recorded Sex Talk

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An energy lobbyist who was the subject of an investigation after a former California lawmaker was caught on tape bragging a...

Saudi Sentenced For TV Sex Talks To 5 Years, 1,000 Lashes

AP | DONNA ABU-NASR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A Saudi court on Wednesday convicted a man for publicly talking about sex after he bragged on a TV talk show about his ex...