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Gettin’ Hitched
Life / Sex & relationships

Gettin’ Hitched

LesFam Managing Editor Vikki Reich files this report as the last of our regularly scheduled “Lawfully Wedded Life” posts.  Some 37 more states continue to battle for marriage equality, and regardless of how or whether we’re partnered, the law’s recognizing that partnership (or not) will be a source for reflection and posts […]

A Toast To Boring Stories
Family / Kids / Parenting

A Toast To Boring Stories

About a month ago, I wrote about my daughter’s frustration with tee ball. She couldn’t get a hit and people laughed at her and I comforted her by telling a slightly related story about my own tee ball experience when I was a kid. The moral of that story was […]

NEWSFLASH: Summer Break Breaks Parent
Family / Kids / Parenting

NEWSFLASH: Summer Break Breaks Parent

My kids’ last day of school was last Friday and, if you watched my vlog last week, you know that summer break has me a little nervous. We spent the weekend at our friends’ cabin so our kids were surrounded by their best friends and were able to swim and […]

“I just want to be like everyone else.”
Family / Kids / Parenting

“I just want to be like everyone else.”

A scrub jay swoops out of a redwood tree, scoops high into the air above the road I’m driving on, backstrokes its burnished blue wings for a moment, baring its chest to the rising sun, then dives into a shrub across the road. “See?” my poet brain thinks, “Even a […]