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Tag Archive | "Parenthood"

Top 10 Things We Will Tell Our Daughters About Sex

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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The two of us accidentally bred on the same schedule, which means we both have six-year-old daughters. We have long joked about the hazards of being both sex writers and parents (and in a small town, too, no less): What will they say at the P.T.A.? What if our daughters stumble across one of our [...]

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Dads Suffer Too: Helping Bereaved Fathers Cope with Loss

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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The following is a guest post by Tara Shafer, Psychology Today blogger and founder of¬†ReconceivingLoss.com, a site dedicated to helping parents cope with pregnancy and infant loss, especially through story sharing. She’s teamed up with the filmmakers of “Return to Zero“¬†(which has been getting Emmy buzz lately, especially for Minnie Driver’s performance) to create a [...]

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10 Father’s Day Gifts That Have Nothing to Do with the Barbecue

Monday, June 9, 2014

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Crosley Portable Turntable Yeah, yeah, we get it: Dad likes to barbecue meaty things. But did it ever occur to you that maybe Dad likes sensual massage or a little butt play, too? Okay, so these aren’t necessarily the gifts that you’d give to your own father, but for the father of your own children? [...]

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Blurring the Line Between Sperm Donor and Father

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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photo via New York Times We were fascinated by the article in the New York Times this past weekend about the custody battle between actor Jason Patric and his massage therapist ex (and not just because the notoriously publicity-shy Patric talkied to Katie Couric on national television to get his side of the dispute out [...]

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11 Sensual Gifts for May 11th (Mother’s Day)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Flowers are okay. But moms like other stuff too: soft stuff, scented stuff, stress-relieving stuff,¬†sexy stuff. Okay, so maybe you don’t want to get your Mom (or the mother of your children) a big ol’ dildo for Mother’s Day. But let’s try to think outside the vase. Below are some great gifts (for any budget) [...]

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The Three Make-or-Break Issues In Every Relationship

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Reader Blah Blah Blacksheep (best username ever, by the way!) said the following in response to our post Your Call ‚Äď He‚Äôs Kinky, She‚Äôs Vanilla, Is the Relationship Doomed? Money, sex, and kids are the three make-or-break things in every relationship. A spender will have a hard time being with a saver. Two dominants or [...]

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The Exact Perfect Way to Have “The Talk”

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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photo via Flickr We don’t know how we missed¬†Julia Sweeney talking about giving The Talk to her curious 8-year-old daughter, but it’s definitely worth a reshare/revisit four years later. Parents, watch and learn (in some cases what not to do):     MORE LIKE THIS ON EMANDLO.COM: When Parents Text Moms Are Kinky People Too [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: Should I Stay with a Cheat for My Newborn Baby?

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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photo via flickr Dear Em & Lo, I am engaged to the father of my child. Since I met him, it has been one problem after another. He has brought debt into my life; there is a rumor that goes around that he is sleeping with my co-workers; I just found out that any time [...]

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Moms Are Kinky People Too

Thursday, April 4, 2013

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Lelo‚Äôs Etherea Silk Cuffs Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Sure, you could get her some nice flowers…again. Or you could get her something she’ll really enjoy: our new book, 150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink! Here us out: Mom’s loved the Twilight series, but secretly wished there was more sex [...]

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An Interview with This Week’s “Modern Love” Writer, Laurie Sandell

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

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photo by Alexandra DeFurio Our good friend, colleague, and fellow shameless Bachelor ¬†fan, Laurie Sandell, is a successful¬†freelance magazine writer (Marie Claire, New York, In Style), graphic memoirist (The Impostor’s Daughter), nonfiction book author (Truth and Consequences: Life Inside the Madoff Family) and coffee shop dweller (18th Street Coffee Shop in Santa Monica). This past [...]

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