Fertility with a Side of Pancakes

“Pa pa pa,” our 15 month old yells from her carseat as we pull up to the diner. This — in case you don’t speak toddlerese — means

Why I Write About Being a Queer, Non-Biological Mother

A couple of days ago I received an email that I had a pending comment for a blog post I had written nearly a year ago on

What Mother’s Day Means to Us

Mother's Day and Father's Day can be a little complicated in same sex parent households. Here, our contributors talk a little bit about what the holiday means to

To Wean or Not to Wean

I knew it was going to happen eventually.  My baby has turned into a toddler. It is awesome to see her walking around and exploring; her curiosity growing

Year Three: The Evolution of This Queer Parent

This weekend we transitioned our daughter out of her crib and into a toddler bed. Ok, so I realize it’s not the most monumental act, and yet,

This is Getting Exciting: Support for Gay Marriage Grows Big Time

I can’t help but feel giddy. A new Pew Research study shows that supporters of gay marriage finally outnumber opponents. I’m actually not surprised; every time I turn

An Inevitable Truth

So our son will soon be two and I was recently asked why I have never written about his birthday. Not the cake filled, balloon type of birthday,

Questions Queer Parents Get Asked: How Did You DO IT?

I work as an academic counselor and administrator in a college-based support program. Ever since my daughter was born nearly three years ago I have found myself

Queers Make Pretty Great Parents (But You Already Knew That)

By Charlotte Capogna-Amias Earlier this fall I was talking with a friend of mine who is also a queer parent and she shared with me how she wished that

A Measure of Acceptance in the Heart of the Bible Belt

My grandfather passed away on Christmas Eve. The weather was iffy and the trip would be short, so when the funeral was held later in the week I

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