The Birth Story of a Non-Bio Mom

My wife is getting ready to leave the house to enjoy an evening of socializing for the first time since our daughters were born. Being out of the

Surviving Gestational Diabetes: The Doughnut Diaries

We have terrible eating habits. I blame myself because I tend to work late and I dislike grocery shopping. My wife used to take on these responsibilities but

The Legalese of Lesbian Parenting: Starting the Second Parent Adoption

Mom-to-Be to-do list

  • Paint and decorate baby nursery
  • Research safety reviews on car seats, cribs, strollers and other baby gear
  • Tediously register for gifts at the baby store
  • Sign up for

Keep Calm and Carry On: Unexpected Challenges WILL Occur

It’s been one of those weeks where the Universe wants to remind me that I can’t control every aspect of my life. With an emergency hospital visit, multiple

What To Expect When You’re a Lesbian Mom Expecting

When I started writing at It’s Conceivable just a few months ago, I thought the title of my feature, “Surviving My Wife’s Pregnancy,” would aptly articulate

Lesbian Parenting Priorities: Rock & Roll to Rockabye

This week I went to my first rock show in ages. My wife called it “guys night out” because I left her at home and went with our

Coming Out As The Other Mother: Lesbian Parenting Preparedness

“I can’t wait until you start showing!” my enthusiastic co-worker said to me yesterday. Uh-oh! Looks like the rumor mill only got half the memo. Time for

Surviving My Wife’s Pregnancy: It Begins!

I just received a text message from my wife. Confused by this, I went to the living room from my desk in the adjoining room

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