Let’s Talk About Sex (After) Baby

Before Laura, 38, delivered three children within five years, her love life was as active as a toddler on sugar. “It didn’t matter what my husband and I were doing – laundry, dancing, watching t.v. We’d stop what it was and go for it, sometimes more than once a night.”But as they say, the times have changed....more

Cosleeping? You're Not in the Boom Boom Room Anymore

Deciding to co-sleep with baby is a major decision that will affect your family as well as your bedroom. You must consider how your bedroom will metamorphose when you introduce a tiny, erratic sleeper. Not only will the look of your room change -- burp cloths here, a crib and changing table there, glider rocker in the corner -- but the room's personality and function will change. Its sex appeal will evaporate leaving a castrated version of your kinky love nest. Quicker than you can say, "Not in front of the baby, Honey," your former Boom Boom* Room, where baby was made, will be converted into a room for baby's rest and pleasure alone....more
@sassymonkey I know, right? The song was playing on the radio and I couldn't get it out of my ...more

And They Never Had Sex Again: (Our Non-Existent) Sex Life After Baby

Shortly after I learned I was pregnant, I went to a party where I ran into a first-time mom bouncing her infant in her lap. I asked her how things were going. She replied with a slightly manic expression and an air of triumph: "I made eggs today!" I didn't really understand. Eggs? Is having a baby really that hard? Certainly not. Certainly it would be different for me. Right? I simply couldn't fathom ever being so all-consumed by a baby as to be triumphant about eggs. Since my child was born in early July, I've had sex with my husband precisely twice. ...more

Thank you so much for writing this!  I have a 4 month old daughter and even when we have ...more