By Brandy Black In our weekly LGBTQ View we discuss the pressure of Valentine’s Day and some of our favorite love videos for the month. There might be a bit of bickering mixed in too.
By: Lex My wife doesn’t want to have two babies. And it’s not having twins that she’s worried about. I have been clinically depressed for more than half of my life and I have wanted to have a baby for a lot more than half of my life. These two facts don’t complement each other […]
By: Rosy Barren I came home after my miserable cocktail party and the house was dark. I slipped off my heels and peered around the corner to see a slit of light coming from the bathroom. I pushed open the door and my wife lay silently in the bath. She was sad; it was all […]
By: Rosy Barren I couldn’t go to my wife’s doctor’s appointment. I had an event to attend for work, so I waited eagerly by my cell phone to find out how many follicles she had for our IVF retrieval. The phone finally rang- DR. F flashed across the screen. His voice was quiet and soft […]
By: Brandy Black Sophia is learning about her family. We have been reading a series of amazing books by Todd Par that are themed around all kinds of families. The other day we were out at Starbucks and Sophia put her arms around Susan and said “I love you so much Mom” then she came […]
By: Rosy Barren Today my wife began taking her shots for our IVF round. She screeched when she stuck the needle in her belly and I knew exactly how she felt. I stood by with a band-aid and encouraging words just as she had done for me. I would be lying if I didn’t admit […]
By: Brandy Black Back to the city I love the most, the city I crave, the city that makes me feel chic and fabulous – San Francisco. This time rather than adorning shopping bags and lattes I was sporting a diaper bag and a toddler with the wife by my side. The family trip did […]
By: Rosy Barren Today I got my period. Another bloody reminder of what I already knew and spent the last week crying about. I know it’s a rough part of the process and one day I will have my family in one way or another but I can’t help but shout at the top of […]