Foster Parents: Saving A Child’s Life Isn’t Always Easy

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By Diane Ponist I recently found myself in a battle and learned that someone that was supposed to be on my team, wasn’t.  I thought that everything was going great and it was a walk in the park. Then I learned that  that someone who was “apparently” on my side is raising issues and pointing […]

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An LGBT Perspective On What It Will be Like to Raise Kids in the South

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by Stephen & Adam Podowitz-Thomas The last time you heard from us, we were just about to move across the country from Oakland, California to Raleigh, North Carolina to pursue some exciting new career opportunities and be closer to family.  Now that we’ve been here for about two months, we have settled into our new […]

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Parenting: It’s Like Riding A Bike

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By Brandy Black Our six-year-old daughter learned to ride a bike over the last couple weeks.  This falls under one of the more significant parenting moments for my wife and me.  We tried to explain to our daughter, it is only once in your life that you learn how to ride a bike.  It is […]

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Spotlight Series: Erin and Kimberley

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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?  ERIN: Kimberley and I are not married (yet!).  We are the epitome of a wonderful, blended family!  We have three children between us.  Kimberley shares custody of her […]

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The Mommy Phase: I’m Not The Mama They Want

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By: Amber Leventry Like magic, or perhaps developmentally age appropriate behavior, our twin boys started to the display signs of preferring Mommy over everyone else at the same age our daughter and first child began this phase. When all of our children were a little over a year old, they began to cling to Mama, […]

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A Gay Dad’s Open Letter to Rose McGowan on Lessons Learned

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By Rob Watson Rose McGowan’s opinions have been all over social media the past few weeks. She started in an interview with a now infamous diss that gay men are “more misogynistic than hetero men”. She then “apologized”. In the Huffington Post, she writes, “Where does it say that because of a man’s sexual preference, […]

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Foster Parents: When It Seems That No One Else Cares

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By Diane Ponist There are many days that I look at the situation I’m in and wonder “what am I doing?!”  I’ve hit points where I want to throw my hands up and walk away. Then as hard as it seems to be, something creates this clarity that seems to be relevant at only the […]

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35 0f the Best Kids’ Holiday Gifts on Etsy $25 and Under

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By: Shannon Ralph It’s that time of the year again. Halloween is officially over. Hence, the Christmas season is upon us. We all know—thanks to Target and Gap and any of the other numerous retailers that are already playing holiday commercials on my television—that the Christmas season officially kicks off at 12:01 A.M. on November […]

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Spotlight Series: Carey and Michele

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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?   CAREY: My name is Carey, my wife is Michele and our 3 year old daughter is Kaeden. We live near Portland, Oregon with our 2 dogs, […]

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America: Land of the Free and Home of the Gays

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By Henry Amador My husband and I recently celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary. Our son and I share a birthday around the same date as well, so my family likes to plan a fun and special getaway to commemorate it all. This year we decided to visit our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. It seemed fitting, […]

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