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10 things you shouldn’t ask a lesbian mother

As mainstream society has trended toward embracing gay and lesbian relationships, some unfamiliar people can ask questions that may seem insensitive. Much like any heterosexual couple, there are topics that are private and personal. Both parents are important and equal, no matter the science associated with the creation. Like heterosexual parents, lesbian parents have children … Continue Reading

What is a Parent? Broadening the definition of parent in gay and lesbian same sex relationships

The legal debate wages on for gay parents as to what constitutes a “parent”. Is it biology? Legal status? Or, in the case of many gay and lesbian same-sex couples, emotional attachment? The question is whether the definition of “parenthood” should include people who have played a key parenting role in the child’s upbringing even … Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Home Room Party

Valentine’s Day can be a time for the ultimate show of faith in co-parenting. The dreaded room party for the kids. Who should attend? Mom? Partner? Other Mom? Grandparents? New girlfriend? What if the Mom doesn’t like her ex’s new girlfriend and gets mad that she’s coming to the school function? As the song says, … Continue Reading
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