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.

A Peek Into the Future
Identity / Life

A Peek Into the Future

The year is 2296. We are at a passenger jettube educational station (otherwise known as a school bus stop) with parents and middle school children.

Top 5 Perks of Menopausal Lesbian Partners
Life / Sex & relationships

Top 5 Perks of Menopausal Lesbian Partners

My lady-friend may be going through “The Change,” and while she may be uncomfortable at times, I’m considering all the perks of having a menopausal wife. MORE MONEY! We’re going to save a boatload on tampons – especially because we started buying the super expensive, organic, unbleached cotton tampons because we […]

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News & Politics

Marriage Equality in Ireland is Bad for Minorities in the World

Should we praise a government for allowing the people to vote on the rights of a minority so that they didn’t have to answer to any disenfranchised or angry constituents?

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Family / Family-building

Dreams of Pregnancy

Interpretations of pregnancy dreams are varied depending on whether or not you’re actually pregnant, if you’re happy about it, if you’re dreaming that you are about to give birth or if you’re in the early stages of pregnancy.

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Culture

Queer Voices on Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday in the United States, and we want to tip our hats to all the VillageQ mothers out there. We hope that whatever you’re doing, you feel special doing it – even if it means that you have to make your own breakfast because your kids […]

Manners or Mayhem
Family / Parenting

Manners or Mayhem

I’m trying not to emulate the rigid and oppressive experience of my youth – trying to let go and let our kids have a bit of fun without becoming a family of barbarians.

My Children’s Future
Family / Parenting

My Children’s Future

“These are not socks,” Levi told me referring to the slipper socks he decided to wear on his head.

The Milestone of the Front Seat
Family / Kids

The Milestone of the Front Seat

Sitting in the front seat of the car was never all that when I was a kid. It was just another place to sit.

George Tubman Takei Creates Underground Railroads for LGBT Hoosiers
News & Politics

George Tubman Takei Creates Underground Railroads for LGBT Hoosiers

VillageQ can share exclusive and confidential reports with our readers in Indiana that George Takei has coordinated safe passageway for LGBT Hoosiers seeking refuge in Canada.

Guilt-free Vacation Without Kids
Life / Sex & relationships

Guilt-free Vacation Without Kids

Gabriella and I went on vacation, and we did not miss our children.