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4 weeks

Time really does fly. I can’t believe I’ve been a mother for 4 weeks. 1 whole month! Crazy!
We have gotten ourselves into a good nighttime routine and last night she slept from 9pm till 3am. 139 more words

Raven-Symoné gets Santorum to admit same-sex couples can be fit parents

It seems like just yesterday Raven-Symoné was playing coy with Oprah about calling herself gay.

However, on Tuesday’s broadcast of The View, the co-host identified herself as a a “part of the gay and transgender community” and pushed presidential candidate Rick Santorum to explain why he still rallies against marriage equality even after the issue was settled by the Supreme Court. 103 more words


Challenging heterocentric norms with my toddler

Just as most of the books in our library are white washed (although I’m working to fix that!), they are also heterocentric. The child characters are mainly interacting with mothers and the children are being raised by a mommy and a daddy. 430 more words

The Mucous is Here!

So I want to talk about some of the issues that women seem embarrassed or uncomfortable talking about….or maybe it’s like farting and pooing – some women pretend that neither of these bodily functions occur and they have worked out some other means of ridding their body of toxins. 563 more words

Assisted Conception

The Miracle Happened....

So we ended up getting pregnant – it was a long road with more than a few hiccups – three full egg retrievals and around nine “put backs” – a miscarriage – a change of clinic and finally a pregnancy. 308 more words

Assisted Conception

The Long Road to Mini-Me

It started with a hypothetical conversation about “kids”.

Would we considering having them? YES

Who would have them? Long pause….raised eyebrows….(clearly it was always going to be me) 423 more words

Assisted Conception

Gayby Baby: Interview with Director Maya Newell

Maya Newell’s first feature-length documentary is a personal story. Growing up with two mums as her parents, her whole life she has watched the ongoing debate among politicians on whether same-sex parents were good for kids as if her real-life situation were hypothetical.  2,350 more words