Posts tagged "moms"

Should Moms Write About Sex?

I’ve had some strange interactions lately. Whether it’s with a new acquaintance or even an old friend, everybody is acting funny towards me. I’ve been trimming my nose hairs on a regular basis, using a decent deodorant and not ranting about how Andy Cohen from BravoTV has single handedly taken women in this country back... Read more »

Why Don’t Moms Like Their Daughters These Days?

I’ve noticed a puzzling trend among my mom friends and our daughters recently that has me a bit freaked out. I see it over cocktails, at Ladies Nights Out, on Facebook, at birthday parties and even at school pick up. I see it on play dates, when our girls are right there in the room.... Read more »

Does My Kid Love Her Grandparents More Than Me?

Last Saturday, I leaned over gently and gave my daughter a kiss as she got settled into her booster seat, which hubby had installed in my in-law’s car a few minutes earlier. She was leaving to spend a week with her grandparents in another state, and this would be the first time I’d ever been... Read more »

Wendy's Sex Challenge: Can You Do "It" 3 Times In A Week?

Wendy's Sex Challenge: Can You Do "It" 3 Times In A Week?
“I got my first vibrator when I was 17. I love the Lelo,” says a woman I’ve never met before. “Really? I haven’t tried that one yet,” I respond enthusiastically. “I’m still pretty new to the sex toy world.” This is just one of the very enjoyable exchanges I had while attending a networking dinner... Read more »

My Body is Aging "Down There" Too?

I did something this weekend I hadn’t done in years: I took out a mirror and looked at my vagina. This was not something I had planned to do but my daughter, who’s six, has been asking me questions about “down there.” I figured, what better way to teach her than to show her the... Read more »

Best Ways To Increase Libido Without Medication: The Female Viagra

According to an interesting article in the New York Times magazine this week called Unexcited? There May Be a Pill for That, Dutch inventor Adriaan Tuiten is well on his way to getting FDA approval for Lybrido, a drug designed to increase women’s sex drive. Apparently, this female version of Viagra will help gals who... Read more »

Mother's Day When You Don't Have a Mom

Only two days to go until Mother’s Day, a holiday that evokes, at least for me, both joy and sadness. The joy came in 2006, when I gave birth to my daughter. That was when Mother’s Day became My Day, a nationally sanctioned opportunity to buy whatever I want for myself, eat an overabundance of... Read more »

Good Vibrations That Keep on Coming

I’m about to raise a very “touchy” subject. If you don’t like subjects that are touchy, the kind of touch one does to herself or another person does to her, go away. Go away right now and never again wonder about the pleasure your body is not enjoying. This is a public service announcement about a battery-operated device... Read more »

Moms, Careers and How We Measure Success (and Failure)

I’m throwing in the towel, waving the white flag, and acknowledging that life is totally kicking my ass these days. Here’s why: 1. Salt and sugar detox About four weeks ago, I decided that I would remove salty snacks and sugary desserts from my diet. I did this because A. I apparently have masochist tendencies... Read more »

Why I'm Downsizing, Everywhere

I’m on a rampage. I’m not sure how it started and I don’t quite understand why it’s happening, but I’ve been purging crap from just about every area of my life. I have to say, it feels amazing and totally freeing. Is downsizing the next big thing?  According to two articles in the New York... Read more »