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Have two, use none

how to order disulfiram online Trista’s recent post about negotiating childbearing in a 2-uterus family reminded me so much of many of the conversations my wife, NSG, and I had the first few years we were together. Like Trista and Kristin, NSG and I wanted to adopt. And like Kristin, I really wanted to get […]

Family / Family-building

Weekend Reading: Emotions, complexity, and the 2 uteri family

I really need to ask myself why all my posts over here have my inability to perform up to my expectations and follow-through with my stated intentions as a primary theme.  It could be that I’m here to write about parenting and family creation and my path to parenting and […]

Community / Family / Parenting

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, […]

Family / News & Politics / Parenting

“Othering” Lesbian Mothering

This week, I bring you more lesbian legal news from Ontario, Canada. In July of last year, lesbian parents in Ontario won the right to have both women register on a child’s birth document, called the Statement of Live Birth. Before this decision, the non-bio mom was required to adopt […]


Get Involved

I know that the first few weeks of January, for many people, are filled with attempts to keep to new years resolutions. Whether that be getting to they gym, spending more time with your family, eating better, or watching less tv, I think I know one resolution that many of […]

News & Politics

Lesbian Economics

Susan Estrich recently wrote a column on women’s wages compared to men’s. A lot of you probably remember the buttons from the late 70s and early 80s that said “$0.69” — the amount, at the time, that women earned for every dollar earned by a man in the same job. […]

Family / Family-building

A Belated Introduction

Did anyone else have days of the week underwear growing up? Every year I buy my partner-lover-sweetheart-wife dishtowels. One year I bought her days of the week dish towels. She has a thing about dish towels. I felt like the stereotypical bad husband, buying my wife dishtowels for Hanukkah Christmas […]

Best.  Word book.  Ever.  Revised & updated.

Best. Word book. Ever. Revised & updated.

[Howdy! I’m new here, and thrilled to join up with the half-dozen or so rockin’ gals jointly contributing to content at Here’s a little bit about me.] Richard Scarry’s Best Word Book Ever delighted my sister and me when we were little, and it’s continuing to see a lot […]

News & Politics

Three legal parents

Today, Ontario’s highest court ruled that a five year old boy has three legal parents – his biological mother, her partner, and their good friend, his biological father. The case is believed to be the first in Canada in which a child has more than two legal parents, said Peter […]

Life / News & Politics / Sex & relationships

A Pep Talk, of Sorts

Yesterday, Round wrote about the vote in the Massachusetts state legislature to move forward with a state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.  Today my comments will be those of an outsider, an “other” if you may, who resides in one of the remaining 49 states where the possibility of […]