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Foster Parents Sought for Research

In case you didn’t see this comment on the Foster Parents blogroll page: Greetings reader–A colleague of mine and I at Eastern Michigan University are currently conducting a study about the unique needs and experiences of gay and lesbian foster parents. Each of us is a foster parent with our […]

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Blog Updates

There are a bunch of new blogs on the Trying page — best of luck and lots of good fertility vibes to you: Aspiring Baker A New Family Mommies in the Making Fly My Pretty Amy and Melissa Musings of the Other Mother Possible Maybe Jumping Out of Trees If […]

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Congratulations!

Welcome to the world Lily Simone, born to B & T on February 2, AND Andrew, born to Lois & Holly on February 8! All the mothers and babies are healthy and beautiful. Congratulations to all!

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Group for Utah LGBTQ parents

Ok, it’s not my day to post… but I’m just going to sneak in here and leave this little announcement. I’ve taken over coordinating the Gay and Lesbian Parents of Utah.  It’s a social and support group for LGBTQ parents in, you guessed it, Utah.  I’ve started a yahoo group […]

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The 2007 Bloggies: Vote for Us! (Please!)

Sometimes very exciting stuff happens when you don’t check your email for a couple of days. Like… Congratulations! One or more of your sites is a finalist in the 2007 Weblog Awards, also known as the Bloggies. You can check out the list of finalists and submit your own ballot […]

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Just what I need…

Another way to procrastinate. I went through and did a bunch of housekeeping in the links department.  Added some new ones, removed links to people whose sites no longer exist (is there anything more irritating than thinking you’re going to read a nice lesbian baby story and landing on a […]

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Call for Papers: Mothering and Blogging

(Me again with another call for papers) Demeter Press is seeking submissions for the edited collection Mothering and Blogging: Practice and Theory Deadline for Abstracts: March 1, 2007 Publication Date: Spring 2008 Editors: May Friedman, Shana L. Calixte Critical mothering and writing about motherhood have, in the last few years, […]

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Weekend Reading: The Absent Edition

If Blue Ox can report from space, you’d think that I could manage a post with a toddler-leech who keeps poking me in the eye to let me know that I do, indeed, have an eye.  You know, just in case I forgot. But I can’t.  I’ve been working one-handed for an […]

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Family Vacation

We will be out of commission from Thursday until probably Tuesday. The main impact that will have on you is that I may not be able to approve comments that get caught as “maybe spam.” Here’s how to improve your chances of a comment posting, if you are a newbie, […]

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LesbianDad Needs Your Help

All week, LesbianDad has been neck and neck with a very conservative group blog* in the “Best New Blog” category of the 2006 Weblog Awards. Yesterday, a lot of their supporters took a turn for the seriously nasty. Here are a few samples of their comments about LesbianDad: “Looks the […]