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kids parenting blog sex with emilyMay is Masturbation Month. And now with Covid-19, everyone is stuck at home. Your adolescent kids might have been feeling stifled and also discovering some of their, well, urges. What a great time to discuss masturbation with the whole family! 

But seriously, having an authentic and candid, yet age-appropriate discussion with your kids about masturbation is one of the biggest gifts you can give your children. It sets them up for a better perspective on sex in general and also can help boost their self-esteem.

Here are some tips on how to approach this sticky (sorry couldn’t help it) subject.

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parenting blog sex with emilyIt’s no secret that most of us are spending a lot of our lives at home right now. And with that comes more “quality time” with our partners, pets and, if you have them, kids. Your parenting skills are likely getting put to a unique test as well, but hey, that’s not all bad!

Some may call it strain, but for others it’s a tip-top opportunity. What better way to make the most of these times than bolstering bonds and strengthening relationships among your family?

So we’d like to provide some insight on how to optimize these twisted days on lockdown. We’ve rounded up some of our best podcasts about all things parenting!

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On today’s show, Dr. Emily is joined by Dr. Lanae St. John – a sex educator & intimacy coach – to talk about her new book READ ME: The Parental Primer on “The Talk” – to help all of you parents out there have the right terminology and knowledge to talk to your kids about sex, intimacy, and relationships.

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Everything changes when you become a mom. Your body, your heart, your brain and your libido. It’s a top to bottom overhaul of the things that used to matter, the way you spend your time and money and your ability to remember your own name. You talk about yourself in the third-person using a generic label, and where your ass used to be is now just one long thigh. Your formerly sexy, confident and self-care focused self has left the building, and in her place is someone who cuts her own hair and has 3-week-old string cheese in her purse.  

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