Articles written by: Deborah Goldstein

Deborah publishes the blog Peaches & Coconuts and pimps herself out to just about anyone in need of lighthearted, parenting content from a Jewish lesbian. Prior to her pursuit of housewifery, Deborah lived in London and earned a respectable wage in media sales. After she and her partner had their first child and moved back to the U.S., Deborah traded regular paychecks and expense accounts for the very non-profit role of mother.

How coming out prepared me for The Talk
Family / Parenting

How coming out prepared me for The Talk

My 3rd grade son Asher asked, “How does the baby get there?” and I responded, “You mean in the tummy?”  “Yeah,” he said while he was spinning around and ricocheting off chairs.  He was in one of his can’t-stay-still modes that would interfere with my I-need-you-to-stay-still teaching prerequisite. “Do you […]

What Lesbian Housewives Do Instead of Kissing
Family / Parenting

What Lesbian Housewives Do Instead of Kissing

Every now and then, I confess to consuming an unhealthy amount of News Light.  By News Light, I mean unessential and forgettable articles that sit somewhere in between hard-hitting news headlines like Greece’s Debt Recession and tabloid pieces such as New Herpes Strain Transmitted Via Alien Anal Probes Discovered in Tucson.   Celebrity […]

We’re going to get along just fine
Community

We’re going to get along just fine

  In my youth, I was a card-carrying member of the Lesbian Welcome Wagon and had much more to offer curious young ladies than a gift basket and a wheel of cheese.  When I met my partner, Gabriella, I was forced to turn in my Lesbian Welcome Wagon card and […]