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MotherFumbler: Why are parents so squeamish about female anatomy?

If you've ever wondered why parents give silly names to their children's private parts, Vicki Murphy has the answer.

Motherfumbler: What's with silly names for private parts?

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6 years ago
Vicki Murphy has something to say about those silly names parents use for their children's private parts 2:18

When it comes to talking about children's private parts, parents seem to be a little uncomfortable using anatomically-correct terms.

Instead, they use cute-sy names — like hoo-haa, honeypot or flower — but Vicki Murphy asks: what's so scary about the real names for female anatomy?

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About the author 

Vicki Murphy is a writer from Badger's Quay. She's an author, columnist, creative director and creator of the award-winning blog, where she chronicles her misadventures in motherhood. She lives in Torbay with her very patient husband, two tiny humans, a dog, dust bunnies and more than 30 Lego mini-figures. 


Vicki Murphy is the author of the book MotherFumbler, and the blog of the same name.


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