Family

Underage Drinking: Advice for Parents
Kids / Parenting

Underage Drinking: Advice for Parents

In my experience, the more alcohol is prohibited, fetishized and viewed as forbidden fruit, the greater the likelihood that kids will abuse alcohol.

Gender Creativity and Marriage: An Ally Perspective
Family / Parenting

Gender Creativity and Marriage: An Ally Perspective

It’s almost like this heteronormative, media-driven world we live in has MORE impact than my voice!

How to Talk to Your Kids About St. Patrick’s Day
Family / Parenting

How to Talk to Your Kids About St. Patrick’s Day

After purging his closet of all cotton-poly blends, Roger has reached a conclusion regarding How to Talk to Your Kids about St. Patrick’s Day.

Talking to Young Children about Death
Family

Talking to Young Children about Death

Young children have a lot of questions about death.

Parenting Everyday Heartbreak
Family / Parenting

Parenting Everyday Heartbreak

Most parents, when faced with big challenges, know what to do and say to help their kids but what about the everyday heartbreak?

To Our Second Child with Love
Family / Kids / Parenting

To Our Second Child with Love

The post in which I compare kids to dogs and use made up words like mathmagic to explain the plight of second kids.

Snow Days: They Get Better
Family / Parenting

Snow Days: They Get Better

When I stop to look back, I realize that we have come a long way since the days of early childhood snow days.

Photo credit: Foodtank
Family

Vacation All I Ever Wanted

I imagined that Gabriella and I would never stop traveling. Our children-to-be would travel the world with us. We’d throw our kids on our backs and take them wherever we wanted to go.

Lesbians Raising Sons
Family / Parenting

Lesbians Raising Sons

What is it like to be a boy raised by two women?

A Dad by Any Other Name
Family-building

A Dad by Any Other Name

There’s a dilemma that pretty much faces every parent who transitions after children come into their lives. What does my kid call me?