Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The Festival was an immediate success and has evolved to include live bands, poetry readings, chef demos, cultural entertainment and artists creating their work on-site. […]

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Autry Explorers: Family Dance Jam at the Autry

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Join Family Dance Jam for a different kind of hoedown—back by popular demand! As the DJ spins global grooves, a team of dancers leads lively dance games for families to enjoy together. Be a train, form a bridge, and line up for a modern twist on the Virginia Reel. Fun for ages 2–8. Presented in collaboration […]

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Family Fun: Valentine’s Day Treats at Sur La Table

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What better way to say “I love you” than with a treat made with the little ones you love most? Join us for a fun family get together filled with baking, laughing and sugar! Decorate your way into your Valentine’s heart with delicious cookies, dipped treats and chocolate cupcakes made even easier with some helpful […]

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Man Down! A Gay Dad Wants To Wave His White Flag

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By Henry Amador Tired, irritated, angry, distant, envious, tired, overwhelmed, tired, judgmental, did I say tired? These are some of the ways I have been feeling lately and that really has me feeling, well… tired, irritated, angry, distant, envious, overwhelmed, judgmental and tired, really tired. I was recently featured in an article on Buzzfeed about […]

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The Modern Definition Of Family

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By Alexandra Temblador Family portraits in America have transformed over the years from a stiff and formal painting over the fireplace to an old black and white photo in a wooden frame to today, a bright and colorful LCD photo on cell phone home screen and Facebook pages. And just as the portraits have changed […]

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8 Things These Gay Dads Don’t Want To Hear

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By Henry Amador   1. When are you going to tell him he’s adopted and how do you think he’ll take the news? We’re not, we are planning on waiting until he is either eighteen or just senses that he’s different to SURPRISE him with the news. Adoption is not a bad word, we have […]

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Norman Rockwell’s Granddaughter Narrates New Lesbian-Themed Tylenol Commercial

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  Tylenol’s new ad campaign “For What Matters Most” features profiles on contemporary families, one with four parents, an African American family and a Chinese-Japanese family. In the ad for the Beser Carr Schneider Musich family, the campaign focuses on the family consisting of a lesbian couple, one of the partner’s ex-husband and his wife. […]

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A Gay Dads New Year Message For His Three Year Old Son.

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By Henry Amador   Dear little man, It will soon be 2015, and although your little mind can not understand this yet, we are on the edge of some exciting and momentous of things. This new year will find you turning four, which is huge and beautiful and oh so exciting. Your papa and I […]

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10 Things A Gay Parent Should Never Do

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By Henry Amador Working as a Holistic Parenting Coach and especially working with LGBTQ families, I have learned that while many parenting issues are universal and effect all parents, there are indeed issues that arise that are unique to gay parents, and deeper still to gay dads. The following list was compiled from some of […]

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