Mind + Body, February 2012
Valentine's Day Giveaway Love is certainly in the air this month -- and we want to help you keep those giddy feelings alive and kickin' well past Valentine's Day! Leave a comment below letting us know how you and your sweetie keep the love alive and you could win a pair of tickets to our upcoming lRead More »
Nearby Seattle Romantic Getaways for Parents
February, of course, is that month — the month when, for reasons both historic and Hallmark-driven, it is decreed that we be romantic. Or that we at least organize a real, babysitter-and-reservation night out for dinner. But one night out is a paltry deposit in the bank of romance and reconnection.Read More »
Too tired to make love?
Experts tell us (and you probably know it’s true): Stress ruins sex. And ruined sex ruins marriages. The recent, much-lamented economic debacle has caused exquisite pain for many, including (and perhaps especially) middle-class, two-income parents. Many couples are working longer hours to make endsRead More »
Date night: Places to go and things to do for Valentine's Day
Ahhh, Valentine's Day... Every year many of us scramble for dinner reservations at 'that one restaurant', or stress over finding a special activity that will make the day more memorable and romantic -- it can be a downright rat race! Reservations a month in advance, long waits, getting together thosRead More »
The dating game: local parents looking for love
Imagine: You’re seated at a table, sipping water, your palms sweaty. You keep a nervous eye on the door — is that him? — even as you try desperately to look nonchalant. Should you have ordered wine? How long before he’s late? Why did you wear that stupid top? You tamp down your inner turmoil: deep bRead More »
Northwest Sex Education Experts Lead Panel Discussion
For Immediate Release March 10, 2010 Contact: Kimberly McDonald 206-709-9026 Kimberly@parentmap.com "Sexy Too Soon? Media, Body Image and Self-Esteem" Northwest Sex Education Experts Lead Panel Discussion Popular culture bombards us - and our children - with sexy images, clothingRead More »
Too tired for sex?
It’s the end of another exhausting day, and Sharon is waiting impatiently for Sam to get home. After eight solid hours of diapers, dishes, errands and Bert & Ernie, Sharon needs adult contact — and Sam is by far her favorite adult. Finally, like a breath of fresh air, Sam blows through the doRead More »
Making time for sex as kids get older
As children enter their elementary school years -- and become aware of when their parents disappear into the bedroom during the day or are curious about bedroom noises late at night -- maintaining a spontaneous sex life can be a challenge. Seattle therapist LeeAnn Decker specializes in working wiRead More »