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The Birds and the Bees

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.

6 Life Lessons I Learned From Talking About Sex With Our Son

Michelle Maldonado | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Michelle Maldonado

I asked him if there were anything he wanted to talk about. He immediately blurted out, "Yes, but I can't say it... It's, it's too disgusting.... It's too horrible. And, plus, I'm not even sure it's real. It may have all been just a big fat lie!"

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.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Birds And The Bees (Literally, Like How They Have Sex)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.27.2014 | Green

Birds do it, bees do it -- but how? With corkscrew penises, "cloacal kisses," suicide mating flights and other completely fascinating sexy-time mechan...

The Word I Wasn't Ready To Hear My First Grader Say

Robin O'Bryant | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Robin O'Bryant

After school one day a few months ago, Emma perched on the kitchen counter while I cooked dinner and chattered away. Then out of the blue she said, "Somebody said The Aff word at school today!"

The Birds And The Bees, With A Twist

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

Recently my wife and I realized that while our older son could recite the egg/sperm/donor story at age 2, we're not sure what our younger son knows about his beginnings. We decided to wait for a teachable moment to arrive, which happened one morning last week.

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."