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Synod on the Family: what collateral damage really looks like

Many years ago an idle moment on google led me to discover a blog, written under a nom de plume, which had clearly been penned by someone who had attended my preparatory school. 2,561 more words


Mike Pence and I Stand Firm in our Mortal Beliefs—Moral Beliefs

Hello. God? That you? Yeah, me again. Listen, God …Well, I would have called earlier but—what’s that?   Okay, I will. Anyway, I was wondering if you had considered my last request? 1,105 more words

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So We Are Officially "In" and Registered for "Maybe Baby" Classes! #samesexparenting

   I’m happy to say that the registration email from Rainbow Families D.C. came in a few weeks ago, and that Alana and I are all registered and signed up for their Spring 2015 Maybe Baby program!! 242 more words

Mindless Musings

TJ and Mocha

Having a two and a four-year old can be so tiring.   Some moments are more trying than others for sure.   TJ (my two-year old) and Mocha (my four-year old) can be several handfuls.   267 more words


Think of the Child

My six-year-old son’s best friend is an amazing girl called Pascal. They have been solid buddies for almost three years now. They don’t attend the same school, but have regular play dates and sleepovers, where they play outside in the dirt with items pilfered from my kitchen concocting ‘ant stew’ (which doesn’t actually involve any ants), make indoor tents out of sheets strung over dining chairs, and put on puppet shows using old fridge boxes as the stage. 663 more words

Meditation- Day 28, Mocha on the Beach

There are days that feel like endless exercises in wit in avoiding meltdowns and episodes with Mocha.  I feel like today was one of those days.   586 more words


Meditation- Day 20, Emotional Rollercoaster

Since the scary, unnecessary “Brush with Death”, I’ve been on somewhat of an emotional rollercoaster. Mocha has had a few episodes which have ended with her pulling half of the hair from her scalp.   359 more words