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'The View' Needs a New Perspective

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 02.12.2013 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

I was reminded of how out-of-touch these shows might actually be when Barbara, the host and creator of "The View," posed questions to both Chris Christie and Kim Kardashian that only a grandma or great aunt could get away with asking.

Mommy, Please Define That Word You Wish I Hadn't Heard

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.10.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

I tried to sound nonchalant. Stammering only raises those (cute) little antennae. But there is nothing quite so stressful as aiming for mellow.

Hello, Kitty

Devon Corneal | Posted 02.09.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I don't want my son to see the human body as embarrassing, salacious or dirty. Miraculous, yes. Mysterious, no.

The Information Void: Boys, Parents and Porn

Andrew Smiler | Posted 01.26.2013 | Parents
Andrew Smiler

In order to make sure boys aren't relying on pornography to develop their sexual values, we all need to shift from "The Talk."

Down With "The Talk"!: What Would a New Paradigm Look and Feel Like? (Part 4 of 4)

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books
Deborah M. Roffman

Here's the point all of us need to recognize: The "how to's" of nurturing sexually healthy children are precisely the same as the "how to's" of nurturing healthy children, period.

Down With "The Talk"!: "Where Did I Come From?" Is Not a Question About Sex (Part 3 of 4)

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 12.03.2012 | Books
Deborah M. Roffman

What explains these teenagers' inability to think about sexuality at the same level of cognitive sophistication they so capably bring to practically every other subject matter?

Down With "The Talk"!: Reclaiming Our Common Sense About Sex (Part 2 of 4)

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 10.02.2012 | Books
Deborah M. Roffman

To shed anxiety-driven notions about talking to children about sex, we adults need simply to identify and revisit the maladaptive associations we absorbed early in life and use our "we're all grown up now" good sense and perspective to whack them apart.

Down With "The Talk"!: Changing the Narratives We Tell Ourselves About Talking to the Kids about Sex (Part 1 of 4)

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 11.25.2012 | Books
Deborah M. Roffman

With the entire nation having come through an era marked by a virtual tsunami of scientific, cultural, social, and technological change, how is it possible that adults remain as tongue-tied and clueless as ever over delivering what in reality are merely some pretty basic and mundane facts about life?

The Strategy Behind Ian's 'Big Brother' Success Revealed

Posted 09.21.2012 | TV

Newly crowned "Big Brother" champion Ian Terry stopped by "The Talk" (Weekdays, 2 p.m. ET on CBS) on Thursday to talk to Julie Chen and her daytime c...

'The Talk' Ladies Go Without Makeup

Posted 09.10.2012 | TV

Ever wonder what your favorite daytime talk hosts look like au naturale? The ladies of “The Talk” stripped off all their makeup on Monday for the ...

Answering Kids' Awkward Questions

John McCormick | Posted 11.10.2012 | Parents
John McCormick

Last week, I sat down with my 11-year-old son to deliver that time-honored rite of passage -- for parents as well as kids -- our first "Birds and the Bees" talk. I was prepared for every possible question, except the one he asked.

Julie Chen Talks About 'The Talk''s No-Makeup Premiere

Posted 09.06.2012 | TV

"The Talk" is making a bold statement for its season premiere. Julie Chen stopped by "Late Show" to talk about the plan that had her sister in a panic...

Another'Talk' You Need to Have With Your Sons

Jim Higley | Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

If you think the "sex" talk sounds uncomfortable, get ready. And if the "drugs and alcohol" talk makes your heart want to break, there's another doozy waiting out there.

WATCH: Soap Star Jeanne Cooper: 'I Scared The Hell Out Of Myself'

Posted 08.03.2012 | Fifty

Actress Jeanne Cooper is no stranger to controversy. Best known as Katherine Chancellor, her character on "The Young and the Restless," the actress ma...

Brooke Shields Wanted To Lose Her Virginity To Who?

The Talk | Posted 07.18.2012 | Fifty

Right around the time she proudly confessed to being a virgin in her autobiography "On Your Own," actress, model and child star Brooke Shields was dat...

Julie Chen And 'The Talk' Hosts Get Dirty Playing 'Big Brother'

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

Julie Chen's hosting gigs are colliding! To prep for the premiere of Season 14 of "Big Brother" (Thurs., July 12, 9 p.m. ET on CBS), "The Talk" co-hos...

What We Aren't Telling Our Daughters About Sex

Joyce McFadden | Posted 09.08.2012 | Women
Joyce McFadden

In an effort to keep our daughters safe, are we adding to the illusion mothers are asexual? Are we selling that to our daughters as the future they have to look forward to?

Sharon Osbourne Confident Son Jack Will Conquer MS

Posted 08.20.2012 | TV

Sharon Osbourne got emotional while talking about her son Jack's MS diagnosis earlier in the day on "The Talk," but she was showing a more determined ...

'The Talk' Hosts Dress Up As 'Dallas' Characters

Posted 06.13.2012 | TV

One of the most iconic television shows of all time is coming back to TV, as TNT’s reboot of “Dallas” premieres Wednesday night. Both old and ne...

WATCH: Rita Wilson Shares The Moment She Knew Tom Was The Man for Her

TV Replay | Posted 05.25.2012 | Fifty

Huff/Post50 Editor-at-Large Rita Wilson recently told The Talk about how she felt the moment she knew her husband, actor Tom Hanks, was the one. "...

Why I'm Not Having 'The Talk' With My Kids

Babble.com | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents
Babble.com

I believe in giving kids the right language and understanding right from the start. They know their body parts by their medical names (not some frilly-cutesy names) and I plan to do the same when they start asking more questions about them.

The Best Lesbian Moments Of The Week

Karman Kregloe | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Karman Kregloe

Each week we'll share some of the best tidbits on The Huffington Post in our new series, "Best Lesbian Week Ever." Here's who and what was on our raging gay radar this week.

Sharon On Simon: He Has 'Small Penis Syndrome'

The Wrap | Posted 06.17.2012 | TV

So much for playing nice with your boss. Sharon Osbourne unleashed her ire on her "America's Got Talent" boss Simon Cowell during her co-hosting gi...

'The Bold And The Beautiful' Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Posted 03.19.2012 | TV

The beloved soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful" celebrated its 25th anniversary on Monday, a particularly significant milestone in light of the fa...

Too 'Ghetto' For 'The Talk'?

Posted 03.14.2012 | TV

Leah Remini and Holly Robinson Peete have been off "The Talk" since summer 2011, but Remini is finally opening up about her firing. The actress took t...