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Sex Talk: The Awkwardness of the Mother Is Visited Upon her Sons
Parenting

Sex Talk: The Awkwardness of the Mother Is Visited Upon her Sons

I asked my kids, in the context of a conversation about song lyrics, what they think “sexy” means, and both my sons made it abundantly clear that they are suddenly totally disgusted by any talk about sex, bodies, or puberty.

Are You an OLP? (Overprotective Lesbian Parent)
Family / Kids / Parenting

Are You an OLP? (Overprotective Lesbian Parent)

This morning I dropped my ten-year-old son off at school with everything he needed to survive a two-night field trip in California’s Gold Country: two pairs of shorts (he hates pants), two shirts, two pairs each of underwear and socks, minimal toiletries, a jacket that he’s unlikely to wear, four […]

A Tooth in the Hand
Family / Kids / Parenting

A Tooth in the Hand

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

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.

Photo credit: Best Kiddy
Advice / Life

VillageQ Advice: Dear Ms. Radcliffe #1

Whenever our six-year-old draws a picture about a family or plays family with his friends, there is always a mother and a father—never two mothers or two fathers.

Lesbians Raising Sons
Family / Parenting

Lesbians Raising Sons

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

Parenting Three Kids and Surviving
Family / Kids / Parenting

Parenting Three Kids and Surviving

Sometimes I want to give the kids back. To whom, I am not sure.

5 Things That Made Me Happy This Week
Advice / Life

5 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Even on a rough day, I have access to innumerable bits of awesome.

How the Battle for Marriage Equality Impacts Kids
News & Politics

How the Battle for Marriage Equality Impacts Kids

Like many kids who have same-sex parents, my eight- and ten-year-old sons were born into the marriage equality movement and have learned so much from it.