Crushes & Dating

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8 Year Old Crush, to Young to Have Girlfriend?

My son is 8 and has a major crush on the girl that is on his baseball team. He wants to ask her to be his girl friend, but I'm so not ready for this. I am so happy that he trusted me enough to tell me and ask me first if he can have a girl friend. I don't want my son, or my daughter, to start having girlfriends and boyfriends because I want to make sure that my children don't get to the point of relying on having a girlfriend or boyfriend for their happiness. I know from experience that it's easy to fall into. I know most parents have...


Do You Have a Crush?

I have been seeing the same chiropractor for five years. My son has been...


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Kissing... with Tongue?

Love it? Hate it? I used to be totally big on kissing, you know, the tongue-filled make-out kind... it was such a turn on for me... It could be so intimate or passionate, or both! I loveD it... But the older I get, the less enchanted I am with it... can't seem to get into it like I used to... doesn't seem to have the same effect on me, which is kind of disappointing to me, since I used to love it so much... I know it's probably a mindset and in my head, like most things, but I was just wondering what you all think about kissing...


Kissing at Age 8?

My 8 year old son and 10 year old daughter came home from school Friday and...

Girlfriends & Boyfriends

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Boyfriend Is Having a Baby with His Ex Girlfriend

Hi ladies, I am really torn and don't know how to proceed. I have been divorced for 4 years and have a 7 year old son. I met a man 4 months ago and we have been in a serious relationship. He also has been divorced (twice) and has two kids (1 from each marriage)--yes, I know.... Things have been going really well and we love each other. Yesterday, he told me that he just found that his ex-girlfriend is expecting a baby from him. They broke up in August last year.. Not sure why she would tell him that just now when she is almost due....

Talking about Sex

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Girls Puberty and Birds & Bees Talk

What is a good age to start talking to daughter about puberty and the birds & the bees? Did you do them at same time or did you do the puberty talk first (body changes, periods, etc..) and then the birds & bees later? If did both, did you do a simpler birds & bees talk and then wait until they are a little older to give a bigger, more detail talk? It's about that time for me to have the puberty talk with my daughter and I was just looking for some advice on the birds & the bees piece and whether you did both and how much detail you went...


Birds & Bees Talk

Help moms! My daughter, Bailey, is 9 yrs old and we have never seriously...


Sex During Pregnancy?

18 1/2 weeks pregnant... sex or no sex? Who had intercourse during pregnancy...