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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


What I Want My Kids To Be

Sally Kohn, a CNN pundit and lesbian mother of a six year old daughter that she is raising with her partner, gained greater notoriety lately when she declared that she wants her daughter to be gay, and is ‘disappointed’ that she’s already boy-crazy. 926 more words


TJ's Birth In A Nutshell

Reading a fellow blogger’s story about her son’s birth inspired me to reminisce and write about the birth of one my own children, TJ.   After Majnun gave birth to Mocha, I was thrilled and torn.   2,031 more words


Somewhere Over The Rainbow

There is a strong Catholic tradition in my partner’s family and because of this she felt compelled to have Edie Christened. Of course, I went along with this because it is important to my partner and her family.  813 more words

Same Sex Families

Working Mom, Will Travel.

I am a working mom. I have two adorable munchkins–Santiago who recently turned two and Zadie who is now a giggly six-month old. I recently returned to work after taking two years off to start a family. 591 more words


Dear Zadie: (Six Months Old, Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Dear Zadie—

Today is your six-month birthday. You have been ready to eat for weeks, grabbing at bowls, gnawing on apples, smacking your lips as you watched us eat. 623 more words

Scotch Eggs

We are sitting having dinner and both our sons are excited because a friend from school is with us, conversation jumps around and one of them makes reference to ‘Mummy’ at which point the friend says ‘you have two Dad’s because your mummy is dead’, ‘no she isn’t they reply in unison’ and then go on to give two slightly different explanations as to her whereabouts. 780 more words