Posts tagged "children"

Girl Talk: How I Deal With Having A Case Of The Babies

A few days ago, I learned that a childhood friend of mine was pregnant and found myself unexpectedly exuberant over the idea of buying mini-things for a mini (and quite…

Maude Standish | October 4, 2010 - 2:00 pm

The Daily Ovulation: Betty White’s Littlest — And Biggest! — Fan

Signs that Betty White has truly hit a new level of fame: she hosted “Saturday Night Live” and won the Emmy for it; she appeared on “Inside the Actor’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 1, 2010 - 11:20 am

Is It OK For An Elementary School Teacher To Have A Sordid Past?

How would you feel if you knew your young child’s art teacher used to be a prostitute? This is the question at the heart of a news story making waves…

Joanne Hinkel | September 28, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Wants Me To Be More Verbal”

My boyfriend and I have been together for many years and are intimate in every way except one: he wants dirty talk (really, really filthy talk) in the bedroom and…

Wendy Atterberry | September 24, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Parents Did Not Want 6-Year-Old Cheering “We Shake Our Booties Left To Right”

“Our backs ache/
Our skirts are too tight/
we shake our booties from left to right!”

Jennifer and Duane Tesch, of Madison Heights, Michigan, would have sooner gang-banged the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2010 - 11:40 am

Girl Talk: I Placed My Son Up For Adoption

Fresh out of a long, committed relationship with my childhood sweetheart to whom I was engaged long before I was ever ready to fully commit myself to someone in that…

Jenna Miraglia | September 14, 2010 - 3:30 pm

9 Life Tips I’ll Pass Along To My Kids

Recently, a blogger pal of mine posted a few life tips, or “life hacks” as she calls them, that she’ll pass along to any potential offspring. Her tips included great…

Wendy Atterberry | August 24, 2010 - 4:00 pm

How Drinking Saved Our Marriage

I don’t get out much.

You can tell from the way these sexy legs of mine perfectly match the white background on your computer screen.

Even worse, I… | August 22, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Can Adolescent Boys Be Sex Offenders If They Don’t Understand Sex?

This week, two 11-year-old boys, who were sentenced to three years probation for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl, became the youngest sex offenders in Britain.

Yet, it’s not…

Joanne Hinkel | August 21, 2010 - 11:00 am

Girls In LEGO-land Are Either A Cheerleader Or A Nurse

Facepalm. What kind of bull hooey is this? LEGO has these thingies called “minifigures,” which are little LEGO people dressed up in different outfits. There’s a spaceman. A cowboy. A…

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Dear Wendy: “He Doesn’t Want Children, But I Do”

I began seeing a great guy about five months ago. I’m 23 and he’s 34, but the age difference has never been a big deal as we have a lot…

Wendy Atterberry | August 19, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Why Perez Hilton Should Not Be On Nickelodeon

Perez Hilton is on the shortlist of awful human beings that I don’t want exposed to my future children. So why, oh why would the kids’ channel Nickelodeon invite the…

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Little Girl Hears Her Parents Saying “Uhh-Uhh” Through Their Bedroom Wall

When I was 11 years old, I woke up in the middle of the night and heard very upsetting sounds coming from down the hall. It sounded like my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 12, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Girl Talk: Babies Can Wait Until After My College Reunion

A few years ago, I jokingly declared that I would refrain from reproducing until after my 10-year college reunion. That way, I said (again, facetiously, although of course I’d be…

Claire Zulkey | August 12, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Should Parents Kiss Their Kids On The Lips?

Personally, it feels strange even writing that title. Why wouldn’t parents kiss their kids on the lips? Isn’t that what all parents do? You know, kiss their kids on the…

Susannah Breslin | August 9, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend’s Kids Get On My Nerves”

I’ve been with my boyfriend now for four years and I love being with him; we get a long very well, especially considering our 20-year age difference. My problem lies…

Wendy Atterberry | August 8, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Biological Clock Is Broken

I’m smack in the middle of my 30s and recently married. For some childless women my age, this is tick-tick-tick time. However, while other women may be intimately in touch…

Colleen Kane | August 5, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Sick Of Hearing About Motherhood

Recently I was complaining to my cousin Lei about my mother.

“I tell her I’m happy,” I said as we waited for our table to be called, “but she…

Angela Tung | July 26, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Cash & Coupling: How Having A Baby Changed Us — Financially

When I began dating my now husband, I already had a little girl from a previous relationship. In order to get serious with me, he had to adjust to the…

Colleen Meeks | July 23, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Girl Talk: I Would Trade A Successful Career For A Family Of My Own

Recently, during a weekly therapy session, my doc and I were doing our thing, talkin’ ’bout boys, my frustration with the ones I have met, and my recent relapse into…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 12, 2010 - 3:30 pm
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