My Son is Gay

If you think that me allowing my son to be a female character for Halloween is somehow going to ‘make’ him gay, then you are an idiot. Firstly, what a ridiculous concept. Secondly, if my son is gay, OK. I will love him no less. Thirdly, I am not worried that your son will grow up to be an actual ninja so back off. If my daughter had dressed as Batman, no one would have thought twice about it. No one....more

Best costume ever: My husband and I dressed up as a pimp and his ho. I was the pimp, he was my ... more

My Son is Gay

If you think that me allowing my son to be a female character for Halloween is somehow going to ‘make’ him gay, then you are an idiot. Firstly, what a ridiculous concept. Secondly, if my son is gay, OK. I will love him no less. Thirdly, I am not worried that your son will grow up to be an actual ninja so back off. If my daughter had dressed as Batman, no one would have thought twice about it. No one....more

And so does your son! We moved countries a year ago, and I gave away our dress-up clothes. ... more

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What if breast isn't best?

Done exclusively, breastfeeding is a full time job. But has anyone ever presented it to you in such terms? In her new article for the Atlantic, “The Case Against Breastfeeding,” Hanna Rosin brings up a little discussed downside of the pro-breast movement: ...more

Okay, the first few weeks of breastfeeding my first son were hard. Very. But once we got used ... more

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