Spotlight Series: Courtney and Korinne

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids?  COURTNEY: My name is Courtney and my wife, Korinne, and I have been together a little over 5 years. We are currently residing in Washington State but my wife […]

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Spotlight Series: Lisandra and Jasmin

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? LISANDRA: My wife Jasmin and I have been together 8 yrs and  married for 4 . We got married in the state of DC. We have a daughter […]

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Spotlight Series: Stephanie and Denise

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States. TNF: Tell me about your family.  STEPHANIE: My wife Denise and I were married in California during the brief window gay marriage was legal in 2008. We’d been together for 6 years by that point, but were waiting until it could be […]

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An Open Letter to All Parent-to-Be

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By: Shannon Ralph Dear Parents-to-Be, You have no idea—NO IDEA—what you are getting into. I am thrilled to be a mother. Really, I am. My three darling children cause me—in addition to the rare headache and occasional string of obscenities—boundless degrees of happiness and immense pride. I love being “mommy.” I can’t get enough hugs […]

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Spotlight Series: Military Moms Chris and Novia

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family. CHRIS: My wife and I have been together more than 13 years, since October 2001. When we met, she was in the Army National Guard and I was in the Air National Guard. I was […]

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7 Things Your Kids Need Every Single Day

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By: Shannon Ralph I readily admit to being a parent who does not have all the answers. Or most of the answers. Okay, some days I cannot even manage to scrape together a single, rudimentary answer. I am winging it just like you. At times, I find it really hard not to focus on all […]

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Spotlight Series: Ashlie and Tina

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States. TNF: Tell me about your family.  Are you married?  Do you have kids?  How many? How old? ASHLIE: Yes I am married, my wife Tina and I were first married on May 19th, 2007. We just recently remarried this June 7th. We have […]

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21 Things No Mother Would Ever Say

Things Mother's Should Never Say

By: Shannon Ralph Since having children, I have said some pretty crazy things. Strings of words come out of my mouth on a daily basis that defy all reason and logic. The phrase, “Snorkels aren’t made for penises” immediately comes to mind. And “Stand still while I lick it off.” On more than one occasion, […]

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Spotlight Series: Ebonee and Mia

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States. TNF: Tell me about your family. Ebonee:  We’ve been married since 2009. We have a 6month old son Kingston Dash. Mia carried and we conceived through IUI. TNF: How did you meet your wife? Ebonee: At one of the Biggest Gay/Lesbian hot […]

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Foster Adoption: A Child Survives Against All Odds

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By Diane Ponist Have you ever watched the news or a movie where something terrible happens to a child?  You shake your head and it even brings tears to your eyes seeing and hearing the horrible things that have happened to this child.  You think to yourself I couldn’t imagine what I would do,  I would hurt someone if […]

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