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I Love Rock and Roll
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I Love Rock and Roll

I once overheard her say to her brother, “I just want to be a different kind of girl.”

The Summer of Wisecracking and Bickering
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The Summer of Wisecracking and Bickering

We’ve had the Summer of Whining and Bickering, then the Summer of Tantrums and Bickering, followed by the Summer of Phobia-Taunting Adventures and Bickering, and now, welcome to the Summer of Wisecracking and Bickering.

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The P Word

You would think that a family consisting of two sons surrounded by All Dads, All the Time would be able to navigate the craggy terrain of puberty with a bit more aplomb.

Boys are from Mars. Girls are Straight from the Pit of Hell.
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Boys are from Mars. Girls are Straight from the Pit of Hell.

Our family consists of two dads and two sons, or what I’m fond of calling an eight-testicle household. (If you’re getting grossed out, you might as well stop reading now ‘cause it’s probably only gonna get worse from here.) So aside from the occasional nanny, there has been precious little […]

Who’s On First: Two Moms Edition
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Who’s On First: Two Moms Edition

Shhhh. Don’t tell the anti-gay religious right but sometimes having two moms is confusing!

7 Tips for Taking Your Kids to PRIDE
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7 Tips for Taking Your Kids to PRIDE

It can be a bit more challenging to navigate the festivities with little kids in tow but here are a few tips to help things go smoothly.

PHOTO CREDIT: DEBORAH GOLDSTEIN
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Overheated

Heat, jeans, mini-golf and sibling rivalry – what could go wrong?

PHOTO CREDIT: IAN CHESIR-TERAN
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Advice for Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and I have a 10-year old son with autism. I have never collected and catalogued the universe of conflicting and conflicted feelings and emotions, the blessings and challenges, that come with being part of a family with special needs.

Moving Adventures
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Moving Adventures

It’s hard not to feel sad about leaving our old neighborhood. I’ll miss the little routines and memories you build in a place. But building new relationships is one way change happens and the way we build community.

PHOTO CREDIT: SUSAN GOLDBERG
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Enjoying ourselves in spite of it all

This past weekend, we did Things My Kids Didn’t Want to Do but Found out That They Did Want to Do Anyway after We Forced Them to the Things.