Family

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.

A Tooth in the Hand
Family / Kids / Parenting

A Tooth in the Hand

Motherhood can be gruesome in an every day sort of way.

The Adoption Process
Family / Family-building

The Adoption Process

Dawn and Holly live in Arizona. Most of the local adoption agencies are not gay friendly, so they really had to expand their search.

Disconnecting to Connect: Balancing Technology and Family
Family / Parenting

Disconnecting to Connect: Balancing Technology and Family

After a while, I realized that all of this attention to electronics was making me miss my children.

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Family / Parenting

Once Upon a Time I Liked Girls

Once upon a time I liked girls. I held hands with them, kissed them and even pretended to be entertained by their breasts. To all of those girls, I apologize. I had no idea what I was doing.

Bird Lesbians and the Zombie Apocalypse
Family

Bird Lesbians and the Zombie Apocalypse

Wouldn’t lesbian families have a better chance of surviving the zombie apocalypse because we are into nature?

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.

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Family / Parenting

Unsportsmanlike Conduct

I am the manager of my younger son’s soccer team. (Quit that sniggering, you.) I am the manager and not the coach because, well, it’s like this. The role of coach entails instructing the kids in strategy and game play, making on-the-field calls, demonstrating and supervising drills and practice sessions, […]

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.

My girls sleeping
Family / Kids / Parenting

Twins

Just like you start to look like your dog, after nearly 20 years we are starting to look like each other.