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Sex and Sexuality

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Sarah and Jan set out to adopt a child—or two—and ended up adopting a family of four siblings
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Professional sports' first openly gay athlete makes the remarkable seem unremarkable
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From girls playing with trucks to boys playing dress-up, how should parents deal with gender-bending children?
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…with the guy from Fifty Shades of Grey. So are 10 million other women. And dudes should be happy, because this fictional man is doing us all a great service. 
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How to have the sex talk with your tween.
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Read one mom's take on how gay parenting is becoming a part of America's social fabric. Plus, could your child be gay?
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How to make the switch from mommy to lover
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Learn what is and isn't known about kids' sexuality and how you can show your love whether your kids are gay or straight.
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Q. My 5-year-old son talks about girls and women in an inappropriate manner. Where is he getting it from, and how can we put a stop to it? A....
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Cathy Shea of Ridgewood, NJ, gave her 8-year-old daughter, Sarah, some books about sex and told her she could ask any questions she wanted. Sounds...
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When I was in my early 20s, I used to babysit for my neighbor's two daughters. One evening as my boyfriend and I stood talking to their parents,...
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From the time my daughter was a toddler, I dreaded the Big Talk. You know, the one about sex. I'm no prude, but I feared that I'd say the...
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A friend recently confessed that when her 6-year-old son asked how babies are made, her wimpy nonreply was, "Because a wife and husband love...
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From an early age, Robert Samuels,* now 8, has choreographed dance routines and performed them at home. When he was 4, he loved to wear red, sparkly...
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Your baby is 3 months old, and you're finally looking thinner and more rested—but your curls have collapsed and you're losing locks by...
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Thought that you were too old to get zits? Think again