Mother of preemie twins shares her story to change the conversation with medical caregivers

Her high-risk pregnancy nearly took her life and her babies' lives. Her new book teaches others how to collaborate with doctors for better outcomes. Crystal Duffy went into her high-risk pregnancy like many other mothers, trusting in her doctors and expecting the best outcome. As many expectant mothers learn, things don’t always go as planned. [...]

By | 2018-11-27T05:24:07+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Family, Parenting|0 Comments

A 10-year-old boy shows the mettle he’s made of at his first 5K

The Hopecam 5K served as a proving ground for a first-time racer, and he was true to himself My son has always been a great athlete, and while I admit I brag about this, it really is true. The problem is, I have yet to find a sport that he will stick with. Each time [...]

By | 2018-05-20T01:28:49+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Charity, Family, Lifestyle, Parenting, Technology|0 Comments

The perfect Mother’s Day gift for every kind of mom

Moms who love adventure, tech, fashion or beauty will love these awesome Mother's Day gifts Full Steam a-dress Whether it's a big day at work, date night with Dad, or off for a vacay, Mom always wants to look her dapper best. The lightweight JOY 900-Watt Supreme Steam Go Mini Steamer ($19.95 at makes [...]

By | 2018-05-30T17:17:11+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Beauty, Family, Fashion, Gifts, Lifestyle, Shopping|0 Comments

Giving Thanks for Sunday meals with family

Memories of Sunday supper, and recipes for cherished memories Me *third from left) and the cousins, at Grandma Pruitt's for Sunday supper Sundays are supposed to be a day of rest, but growing up in my family, Sundays were hectic. First it was Sunday school for me and my brother. Usually Dad stayed home to [...]

By | 2018-01-21T16:49:23+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Family, Food|0 Comments

Family Equality Council Honors NBC Network, Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe and Project 10 Founder Virginia Uribe for Support of Family Equality

Glee Actress Jane Lynch to Auction Disneyland Trip with Her Family at Live Auction The Family Equality Council will hold its 9th annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 9, at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood to honor NBC Network, Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, and Project 10 founder Virginia Uribe for [...]

By | 2013-02-05T07:10:41+00:00 February 5th, 2013|Best of Los Angeles, Family, Los Angeles events|0 Comments

Not Too Late – Register for Families in the Desert this Weekend!

Celebrate | Commit| Connect Families in the Desert Family Equality Council is working hard every day to change attitudes and policies across the country, to ensure that all families are respected, loved, and celebrated—including families with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. We are a community who has stood together for 30 [...]

By | 2012-10-22T12:27:57+00:00 October 22nd, 2012|Family|0 Comments

Families in the Desert – October 26-28

Families in the Desert is a unique experience that brings together families with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents from across the West Coast and beyond for a weekend getaway. The event is designed to offer LGBT parents and their children the chance to celebrate their diversity, connect with their community, and join in conversations [...]

By | 2012-09-14T10:54:36+00:00 September 14th, 2012|Family, Family travel|0 Comments

Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional: Family Equality Council Reacts

  Family Equality Council Statement On Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Decision In The Perry V. Brown Case Washington, DC  - (Feb. 7, 2012) – Family Equality Council, the national organization that connects, supports and represents the one million families with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), today issued a statement following [...]

By | 2012-02-07T12:28:02+00:00 February 7th, 2012|Family, Parents|0 Comments

Study Finds Teens of Lesbian Parents Just as Happy as Others

NEW STUDY: TEENS OF LESBIAN PARENTS ARE JUST AS HAPPY AS TEENS RAISED BY DIFFERENT-SEX COUPLES   AMSTERDAM – January 12, 2012 - The quality of life of 17-year-olds reared in lesbian-parent families did not differ from that of a matched group of adolescents who grew up in heterosexual-parent families, according to a new study [...]

By | 2012-01-12T08:19:42+00:00 January 12th, 2012|Family, Motherhood, Parenting|0 Comments