Motherhood Moments: Raising a Girl (Not) Like Me

Jenny Block and her daughter. Credit: Jamie Abbott I remember being scared. That's what I remember most about bringing my daughter home from the hospital 12 years ago, being scared. She was so tiny and perfect. A clean slate. I was afr...The powerful thing about raising an independent daughter is that she grows into her own person.

SmackDown: Is College Sex Site Worse Than Your Average Hookup?

Illustration by Dori Hartley
Here's a Thought: Hit the Books, Not the Sack! by Jennifer Mattern Ah, college! One's first foray into adulthood, a time of self-growth, newfound wisdom, and rampant casual ...
Is an online booty call worse? Two parents duke it out.

Books Can Help in Talking to Kids About Sex

Are you ready for "the talk"? Credit: Amazon
When it comes to raising children, sometimes you just want to be told the right thing to say or do.
Debra Haffner, a former president of the Sexuality Information and Educati...
You might not be able to find the right words to talk to your kids about sex, but these books can help.

Working Moms, Dads Too Stressed for Sex, Survey Finds

A survey finds 25 percent of working parents say they would have more flexibility in their lives if they left their current jobs. Credit: Getty Images
Marriage and kids are apparently a surefire cure for sex.
At least 62 percent of ...
Not tonight, dear, I have a headache -- called life.

Teen Sex Ed Taught Mostly by Schools, Families, Study Shows

Girls are more likely than boys to be exposed to information about hormonal birth control. Source: Getty
Ask most parents, and they'll agree it's crucial kids receive accurate, trusted information about sexual issues.
But while you ...
Schools and family are the most common and trusted sources when it comes to sex ed.

Parents Worry Where Kids Are Learning About Sex, Study Says

Do you want Kim Kardashian teaching your kids about sex? Credit: Jon Kopaloff, FilmMagic The doorbell rings. It's Kim Kardashian. And she's packed into a largely hypothetical outfit from Frederick's of OMG! "Well, heeellooo," she ...Your kids want to learn about sex from you, not Kim Kardashian.

Crikey! Australian Grandpas Still Feelin' Frisky Into Their 90s

Too old to get frisky? No way, sonny. Credit: Getty
In breaking news today, the sky is blue and the Earth is round. Oh, and by the way, men are really, really horny.
All together now: How horny are they? They are sooo horny, thei...
No country for old men? Don't tell that to the randy old coots in the Land Down Under.

Tune Out: Pediatricians Issue New Guidelines for Entertainment Media

The AAP says to limit your kid's screen time to two hours a day. Credit: Getty Images
Quick: How many gadgets does your kid have? Between iPods, computers, handheld games, televisions, video games and the like, we're guessing it's hard to keep...
Average kids spends more than seven hours a day watching TV and using computers, phones and other electronic devices for entertainment. The only thing they spend more time doing? Sleeping.

Study Shows Women Left Unsatisfied in the Bedroom

He doesn't think that you're faking it. Credit: Getty Images
Maybe you're trying to shorten sex time so you don't miss a wince through the baby monitor, or maybe you're too exhausted from the playground and you just want to fall asleep already. W...
Maybe you're trying to shorten sex time so you don't miss a wince through the baby monitor, or maybe you're too exhausted from the playground and you just want to fall asleep already. Whatever the reason may be, more and more women are faking orgasms and the male-female orgasm gap is growing wider.

Condom Sense: Trojan Ranks 13 Most Sexually Healthy Colleges

Columbia University had the highest "sexual GPA." Credit: Getty Images
Crazy parties, wild behavior, one-night stands, unprotected sex: This is the stuff that causes parents to wake in a cold sweat when they think of their sons or daughters on ca...
Trojan wraps up study on condom use, sexual health at the nation's leading colleges and the Ivy League, Big 10 schools top the honor roll.

Daughters Say Dads Should Do More to Prepare Them for Sex and Dating

Dads, do you want your daughters to feel prepared for relationships? Then talk to them. Credit: Getty Images
Well, dads, it looks like you no longer will be able to get out of having "the talk" with your adolescent daughters. A new study repor...
Trying to get out of "the talk" with your daughter? A new study reports that a vast majority of young women feel their dads could have done better in helping to prepare them for sexuality and dating.

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher Announce Initiative to End Child Sex Trafficking

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore announce their "Real Men" campaign today in New York City. Credit: Honey Berk
Though best known as one of the most attractive celebrity couples in Hollywood, Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher apparently have more on ...
Today, at the Clinton Global Initiative CGI Annual Meeting in New York City, Moore and Kutcher -- founders of the DNA Foundation -- held a press conference to announce the "Real Men" campaign, which aims to raise awareness about the problem of child sex slavery and to stifle demand for child sexual exploitation and child pornography.

Sex Education for Kids? Just Tune In, Log On, Listen Up

No glove, no love (we hope). Credit: Corbis
"Ain't no chaperones, this could be the night of your dreams ... We're rocking back and forth under the disco ball, we're the only ones on the floor ... Girl I promise I'll be gentle, I know we gotta ...
In a recent policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) warns pediatricians, parents and the media about the danger of sexual messages U.S. teens and children are getting from television, music, the Internet and other forms of media.

Lack of Attachment to Mom May Cause Early Puberty in Girls

She's a lot younger than she looks. Credit: Corbis
If you're still on the fence about how you feel about attachment parenting, new research findings about early puberty in girls may send you over the edge. In a study published this week in P...

Girl Discusses Funny Noises She Heard Mommy and Daddy Making in Their Bedroom

In this simultaneously hilarious and disturbing video, a little girl describes the noises she heard her "naked" parents making through the wall. That this happened at all is funny. But the parents asking her to tell the story on camera and th...


Flickr RSS


AOL Answers is no longer available
AOL Answers is closed

AOL Answers is no longer available.

As AOL continues to grow and evolve we are taking necessary actions to ensure our efforts and resources are
focused on the areas where we can create the maximum amount of value for our loyal consumer base. As a result
we have decided to sunset AOL Answers. Thank you for your participation in this site. If you have an AOL-related
question (passwords, account information, etc.), please visit our AOL Help site at