Lesbian Moms Speak Out About Talking To Their Daughter About “Sex”

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By Brandy Black I recently posted a video with my 7-year-old daughter and in it she explains how her two moms had a baby.  There was some controversy around it being “inappropriate” for people to talk about “sex” at this age. First of all, it wasn’t sex but more of a biology based explanation of […]

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If My Four Year Old Daughter Had An Instagram Account

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By: Amber Leventry My daughter received a kid-friendly digital camera for her birthday. It took her approximately 17 minutes to fill its memory card to the 500 picture limit. And because each picture was precious, I wasn’t allowed to delete any. Instead, my four year old stood over my shoulder while I downloaded them onto […]

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Autistic Son Communicates About Abuse

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By Diane Ponist When raising a child with special needs you face struggles that many people could never understand. Of course, there are more rewards than challenges, and we chose our two special needs children. But even with having an advance idea of what to expect, it is still very tough at times. It helps a bit […]

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Spotlight Series: Suey and Christina

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Note from the editor: Suey and Christina have a beautiful little girl who’s a part of the foster care system and in accordance to the rules for foster care in NY her face cannot be shown.  TNF: How did you start your family? SUEY: When we met just under 5 years ago, one of the […]

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Watch: Rob Watson Interviews Gay Dads on Adoption

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A Gay Dad Coffee Chat With Rob Watson: Rob Watson features an interview with Chad and Wayne who are a very special couple who have literally saved their son’s life day after day. This is part 1 of a 5 part series that you don’t want to miss.

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20 Ways That Parenting Styles Differ Around The World

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By: Shannon Ralph You’ve read all the parenting books. You’ve dutifully attended parenting classes. You are an active member of the PTA. You watch Dr. Phil. In short, you consider yourself a well-informed and conscientious parent. But have you ever considered that perhaps the American model of child-rearing is not the be-all and end-all? There […]

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Women Should Be In Control of Their Own Bodies!

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By Carol Rood I have always been an advocate of reproductive rights for women. Every woman should have the right to decide for herself when and if she wants to have children. This decision is a very personal one, and each woman should have the right to make it for herself. Without interference from parents, […]

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No More Mother’s Day Celebrations for Me…

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By Carol Rood A few weeks ago one of my classmates was giving a presentation about Valentine’s day and how it actually started, and offered a unique perspective on Valentine’s Day.  She suggested we should all start ignoring it.  She felt as though Valentine’s day is gendered in such a way that it is really […]

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