Video: Lesbian Moms And Their Getaway Without The Kids

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By Brandy Black I dread flying on planes without the kids, I worry about the possibilities of something happening to both Susan and I.  We found a solution to air travel without the children, it may sound crazy but it certainly gave me peace of mind.

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Lesbian Moms: Michigan Pediatrician Refuses To See Newborn

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By Sarah Toce/ The Seattle Lesbian.    After spending months picking out the ideal pediatrician for their newborn daughter, a lesbian couple in Michigan said they were refused care because of their sexual orientation. Jami and Krista Contreras decided on a holistic Roseville pediatrician, 49-year-old Vesna Roi, that they had interviewed months before their daughter Bay was […]

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Video: A Heartbreaking Mom Mistake

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By Brandy Black I realize that parenting mistakes are all relative but I made a big mistake last week and in my mind it was unforgivable.  I always worry about being the parent that might forget about a school potluck or arrive late to pick my kids up from school or that I might do […]

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Spotlight Series: Natalie and Crystal

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States.   TNF: Tell me about your family.  NATALIE: We are a HUGE family of 14.  We have been together almost 8 years, and were finally legally married on May 22, 2014 in Des Moines, IA.  Our twelve children are David John (D.J.) […]

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A Teacher’s Nightmare Show-And-Tell

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By: Shannon Ralph I’ve been thinking a lot lately about things I hate. I know the current trend amongst fully actualized adults is to focus on things you love—those things for which you are most grateful—but frankly, I don’t have it in me today. I’ve spent the entire day laying on the couch, nursing a […]

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Spotlight Series: Christine and Nichole

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Spotlight Series sponsored by Quinny, a European stroller brand available in the United States. TNF:  Tell me about your family.  CHRISTINE: Nichole and I have been together 7 1/2 years.  We have 3 kids- a 10-year-old named Briana and 2 1/2-year-old twins named Grayson and Camden. Briana was 3 when Nichole and I started dating, which was […]

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Alabama TV Ad Featuring Lesbian Couple Airs Ahead Of Marriages

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  Following two recent rulings striking down Alabama’s ban on marriage for gay couples and last week’s sideshow drama by Chief Justice Roy Moore, Freedom to Marry began airing a TV ad across Alabama calling for respect for all families. The ad airs as many anticipate the possible start of marriages in the state beginning February 9. “Our […]

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Foster Parents: When A Bio Mom Is Not Fit To Have Her Kid Back

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By Diane Ponist This is the week of our second foster child’s birthday. “Carmen”, is turning 3, who I wrote about previously, the child not-adopted-yet because we are a same sex couple of a different race. Yes, I’m sure you remember that story. He has now been here for almost 1 year and he is […]

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What is Cisgender?

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Note from the Editor: With the recent launch of our You Tube page we are kicking off  a few video sections that explore today’s family, this one is a generational conversation that will be sparked by the topics of the week.  A single gay guy and lesbian moms (my wife and I) talk about Cisgender […]

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