Which group are you in? →
A sad but ultimately uplifting conclusion to the story of the little boy whose mom let him dress up as Daphne from Scooby Doo for Halloween: “I don’t believe it is ok to stand idly by, and I hope I am teaching my shorties the same thing. There has been much talk about the three groups of people; bullies, victims, and bystanders. I propose a fourth group; those that stand up. Those that...
In order to maintain our certification as foster parents (both in case we want more kids and since our adoption won’t be finalized for a long time), we have to do a bunch of continuing education. A couple of weekends ago we attended a two-hour course at our agency about Compassionate Communication in parenting. I hadn’t had any formal exposure to this school of thought previously; I...
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My friend Amy’s blog made this list of top adoption blogs!
Shocking: Living in anti-gay states stressful for... →
Baby V took her first unassisted steps this morning! Baby S is coming right along, too. She likes to walk while pushing a walking toy (or a small table) in front of her. Soon they’ll both be running like crazy. Time for another round of baby-proofing, I think.
Potty time, excellent.
First off, while we’re totally starting early with the potty, we aren’t going to be potty nazis. So far I’ve managed to get V over the regular toilet twice in time to poop, and then after getting the potty, had her pee while sitting on it. But I’m under no illusions that they know what’s going on yet, or are have things under control enough to be expected to manage...
Great interview with Steve Almond →
The author of Candyfreak also writes about fatherhood. Interesting stuff.
Why Keeping Little Girls Squeaky Clean Could Make... →
Watch: Iowa Teen Zach Wahls and His Lesbian Moms... →
Nice to see such a good example of a child of gay parents.