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I Put Off Intimacy With My Husband After Pregnancy Because I Was Ashamed Of My Body

Over and over I’ve seen other moms talk about their stretch marks as ‘tiger stripes’, ‘warrior scars’, ‘hope wounds’, but I hated mine. And the worst part was I couldn’t tell anyone how much I hated them. I remember starting the conversation with a friend of mine. “I had the baby and now my skin …

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I Can Say “Nipple Clamps” Here, Right?

Just what are nipple clamps for anyway? It’s a post-Fifty Shades of Grey world, and there is a huge demand for super-sexy romantic novels. Authors work hand over fist to supply readers with what they want, and as a freelancer, I copy edit a lot of erotic romance. What does a copy editor do? Nitpick, …

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Coitus Interruptus: What To Say To Your Child In That Awkward Moment

Regardless of your kid’s age, working in sexy time with your spouse is hard (ba-dum-bum). Juggling work, sports schedules, piano lessons, parent-teacher conferences, dog walking, dinner making, and laundry doing can suck the libido right out of you if you let it. But when the stars align and Daddy has done the dishes, the last …

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Why I Will Never Give My Daughter ‘The Talk’…

My ten-year-old came home from school the other day practically bursting at the seams: “We talked about puberty at school today.” “Yeah?” I asked. “What about it?” “The teacher said there are signs it’s starting. Like you start craving chocolate and get moody.” Inside I rolled my eyes a little. We live in Texas and there’s …

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