7 Ways to Have More Sex (Even as New Parents)

It's not easy to find time, but it's worth it.

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Waiting until your kids are school-age is not an option. Here, postpartum sex advice to help clever mommies (and daddies) get their groove back.

1. Carpe Minutam

Seize the minute! Now that you're a new parent, gone are the long, luxurious sex marathons where you spent 48 hours in bed eating eggs benedict and strawberries off each other's naked bodies. Now, the only chance you get to spend a whole day under the covers is when you have the flu—hardly sexy. Fortunately, you now get to turn finding opportunities to jump in the sack into a treasure hunt. It's halftime, the baby just fell asleep—touchdown! You wake up at 3 a.m. to pee—what's five more minutes? Nothing good on TV, but the little ones are content watching America's Got Talent? Meet me in the kitchen. If you want to get your groove back, you need to stop planning for perfection and start grabbing those moments when they arise (no pun intended).

2. Start Working Out Together

Not only does exercise increase testosterone and endorphins (which make us horny), if you're really serious about it, it also simulates the same sounds as sex so you can easily justify the grunts and groans if inquiring little minds want to know.

3. Create a Sound Track

Music quickly shifts our mood and inspires us to do and feel pleasurable things. Dancing is sexy and arousing, so why not combine the two and make a soundtrack of music that reminds you of a time when you couldn't keep your hands off each other? Play it when you're still awake and alert enough to dance in the kitchen or even think about sex, and then play it louder to muffle the sounds. My kids still think I sound like a cat when I sing to Maroon 5—enough said.

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By Tara Kennedy-Kline

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