Waffles and Roller Coasters: Mother’s Day Reflections of a Lesbian Mom

When I asked my seven-year-old son what he thought I should write in my parenting column about Mother’s Day, he said, “Tell them that having two moms is just like having two people of any kind take care of you, except it’s more work on Mother’s Day.” I’m a little worried, since at his current age we haven’t even asked him to make us both breakfast in bed. I’m not seeing a lot of waffles in my future....more

parenting will never be dull!

There is a full range of human existence involved, from love to ...more

Girl's Weekend!!

This week’s installment is up of my blog on TheNextFamily.com – we’re finally up to our first kiss!!  Wooo hooo!!!  lol Check it out and leave some love: http://thenextfamily.com/2011/05/the-first-kiss/ Be the change that you want to be in the world. ~ Gandhi...more

"I Kissed a Girl"

The latest installment of my blog on TheNextFamily.com is up!  Check it out and leave some love - the story is getting good!http://thenextfamily.com/2011/04/tanya-dodd-hise-is-falling-for-a-specia... Be the change that you want to be in the world. ~ Gandhi...more

And now Jill Sobule is gonna run through my head all day.

Guess I'd better read the rest ...more

Thenextfamily.com

I am the marketing director for thenextfamily.com and we are looking for volunteer writers for our website. Please check out the site and see if it is something you would like to contribute to. Please email me directly at madge@thenextfamily.com. ...more

The Sparks Fly at the Summer Concert

The latest installment of my weekly blog is up on TheNextFamily.com - another chapter in "our story."  Check it out and leave some love!http://thenextfamily.com/2011/04/the-sparks-fly-at-the-summer-concert/ Be the change that you want to be in the world. ~ Gandhi...more

Today We Told MY Mother

“I’d rather be black than gay because when you’re black you don’t have to tell your mother.”  ~Charles Pierce, 1980...more

Many, many thanks to you all for the kind, supportive, and positive comments. It was hard to ...more

I Had No Idea She Was So Stunning

Yes, folks, it’s that time again.  My weekly installment is up on TheNextFamily.com, and this week it is all about how my beautiful wife caught my eye at game night Check it out, and leave some love! http://thenextfamily.com/2011/04/falling-for-someone-at-game-night/ Be the change that you want to be in the world. ~ Gandhi...more

Finding Your Best Friend

The next installment of my new blog on TheNextFamily.com is up - and the story continues about how I met and got to know my beautiful wife, Erikka.  Check it out, and be sure to leave comments - we LOVE comments! http://thenextfamily.com/2011/04/finding-your-best-friend/ Be the change that you want to be in the world. ~ Gandhi...more

Coming to Terms With Myself

The latest installment on my new blog for TheNextFamily.com is up! Please follow the link to check it out, as well as the other awesome stories & blogs on this wonderful site!  Oh, and be sure to leave comments - we LOVE comments!http://thenextfamily.com/2011/03/lesbian-moms-accepts-who-she-is-inside/ Be the change that you want to be in the world. ~ Gandhi...more

Gays Run the World

“It always seemed to me a bit pointless to disapprove of homosexuality.  It’s like disapproving of rain.”  ~Francis Maude...more

and see people on the right deciding that opposition to lgbt rights is contrary to their belief ...more

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