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VillageQ Community: Loving Nature
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VillageQ Community: Loving Nature

It’s easy to let the relationship slide under the weight of work commitments and keeping the house together while taking care of three kids, but we make a point to have moms-only time.

Here’s is a picture of the whole family given to them by their Au Pair
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VillageQ Community: A Note from Hamburg

Meet Alexandra and her family who live in Hamburg, Germany.

The first one is the four of us on our wedding day, Me, Ryleigh, Connor, and Laura.  Photo credit Jessica Brown of Artisan Events NW.
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VillageQ Community: Meet Michelle

Meet Michelle and her family who live in Pueblo, Colorado.

TGIF: Kids are kids
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TGIF: Kids are kids

​​I love being part of this queer parenting site. I love being around other queer parents. I love being able to say, without explaining. I love the community and the support and being part of the cool club. I love learning to help people redirect those innocent yet oh so inappropriate […]

Winning the homework wars
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Winning the homework wars

 As the end of winter break inched closer, B-Man asked, “Do you like it better when we’re in school or when we’re out of school?” “I love spending time with you guys,” I answered, “and when you’re home, I don’t get much work done. So I like both.” But I […]

Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

It’s featured family time! When I think about the time when I came out, I can’t help but think mostly about how alone I felt. How I didn’t really know any other queer people, and certainly not out queer people. I often wonder how different it would have been for […]

Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

  How often do your children see families that look like theirs? I tend to think that we see lots of families that look like ours, but really, we don’t. Most of our daughter’s friends don’t have two moms. She doesn’t seem to mind, so we sometimes forget about it. […]

Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

Each week we feature three queer families from our VillageQ Instagram community. This week we even have two Canadians! Queer families rule!   “My name is Deja and my partner is Vanessa, we have a beautiful 1 year old, her name is Nadia. We live in Austin,TX. My family is […]

Featured Family Portraits
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Featured Family Portraits

  It’s featured family time! Each week, I am busy digging into the amazing queer community over on Instagram to find new families to share with you. Because queer families rule. And because we can all use a whole lot more of seeing families that look like us. Let’s meet […]

Full Circle
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Full Circle

In May, I co-directed the Listen to Your Mother Show in the Twin Cities and was also a cast member. I wrote a piece for the show about my experience as a lesbian mother raising a gender non-conforming daughter which was published on the Huffington Post prior to the show. […]