Today on the show, we’ve got Shafia Zaloom, a health educator and author who develops curricula for sex education in schools across the country. Shafia and I discuss the most effective ways parents can teach their kids about sex to develop healthy sexuality and cultivate shame-free knowledge.
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It’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!
New parents, congratulations! Your dream has come true and you’re holding the baby of your dreams. But has the miracle of childbirth taken a miserable toll on your intimate relationship with your partner? You’re not alone.
Most people experience fear and anxiety when it comes to getting the ball rolling again in the bedroom department. Some lose interest completely, while others want to return to the way things were before the baby bliss, only to discover they have to adjust to a new normal.
Are you newly pregnant, and worried about how things will be in the bedroom after the babe is born? Holding a newborn and can’t imagine anything going in where she just came out? Ready to romp but worried? Keep reading: We’ve got your quandaries covered. Continue Reading
So, you’ve decided to start trying for a baby. You’re growing your family. You’re attempting conception. Congratulations!
Right now, millions of couples around the world are having sex to conceive, or doing the “baby dance”.
But when you are TTC (trying to conceive), it can be easy to fall into a rut of boring repetitive sex. You have to work at it to keep baby-making hot, and this guide is here to help you do that!
(Note: this article is focused primarily on heterosexual couples attempting to conceive via natural methods, but some of these principles may also apply to same sex couples going through fertility treatments or any couples trying to conceive.) Continue Reading
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So my issue is I am afraid of sex!
I was raised to believe that sex before marriage is a TERRIBLE sin, and I’m stuck with associating sex, in general, with feelings of shame and guilt.
I don’t even want to think about marriage until I’m at least 25, which seems way too old to still be a virgin! I’m worried that when I actually get serious with a guy I won’t be able to get over these feelings of shame and fear. Please help!
On today’s show, Emily is discussing if having the “traditional family” is right for you – as well as taking your calls & emails to help get you on the right track in your relationships and the bedroom.
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From day one as an only child, it was all about ME: my toys, my clothes, my world and ultimately my body. When puberty hit, it became all about ME time; a contemplation and reflection space with a piece of equipment that I suddenly understood after discovering a missing chapter in its user’s manual. An interlude to explore and indulge in any and every twist and turn of a sexual fantasy world that was vertically and horizontally expanding faster than West LA. Yes, there was a little shame in the 15 seconds after planting my flag at the summit, but by and large I felt entitled to this pursuit in the same way many feel about firearms and pedestrian right-of-ways. “I’m doing this and it’s gonna get done. Try and stop me.” Continue Reading
In this week’s podcast, Emily welcomes to the show two of the most important and influential people in her life: her parents. Emily’s mom Susan and her step-dad Ed join her and Anderson to provide the inside scoop on what it was like rearing baby Emily through early youth, across adolescence and into her uniquely adult-themed adulthood. Continue Reading
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