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Moms & Dads… What the Heck are We Doing?!?

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in ENGAGE, Family Life, FreedHearts | 0 comments

Moms & Dads…  What the Heck are We Doing?!?

  Well, my heart is broken. Yet another mom has emailed me that their daughter came out to them as gay, and her husband, the girl’s father, kicked her out. Dad said, “I don’t agree with her lifestyle; she will have to leave.” (Bear in mind there was no “acting on this” yet, no “lifestyle” – it was simply the daughter revealing her heart.) Mom disagrees with Dad – she is wondering how she can continue to live with a husband who would do that to his own daughter. Unfortunately, this is way too common. With high drugs use and...

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Bringing Up Bubber: “Have You Thought About This?”

Posted by on Nov 2, 2012 in Family Life, LOVE, SEX, FAMILY | 0 comments

Bringing Up Bubber: “Have You Thought About This?”

Bringing Up Bubber is a series of articles written by Jill Carroll and Nishta Mehra about their journey in becoming parents. She Said – Nishta Let’s face it—gay people don’t become parents by accident.  We have to employ outside parties like sperm and egg donors, surrogates, and adoption agencies in order to get home with a baby, which means lots of planning ahead of time and, often, lots of waiting. This simple biological reality can be incredibly frustrating when all you want is to love and parent a child of your own; it can also be...

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Bringing Up Bubber: First There Was Us

Posted by on Sep 16, 2012 in Family Life, LOVE, SEX, FAMILY | 5 comments

Bringing Up Bubber: First There Was Us

Bringing Up Bubber is a series of articles written by Jill Carroll and Nishta Mehra about their journey in becoming parents. She Said — Jill Inever really wanted to be a mom.  Unlike many other women, I’ve never felt like something was missing in my life—as a person or as a woman—from having no children.  I’ve never experienced anything resembling a biological clock.  I’ve never been enamored with children.  In fact, more often than not, children bother me (mainly because their parents haven’t managed to civilize them to behave...

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