Parenting

Win a Trip to Gay Days Orlando!

  As a major sponsor of Gay Days in Orlando for the past five years, Esurance is giving away a trip for 2 to the 2010 event, happening June 1-7th.   Every year, Gay Days Orlando offers tropical sunshine, limitless fun and unparalleled celebration.   The winner of the free trip will receive:   - A three-night [...]

By | 2010-03-05T11:18:18+00:00 March 5th, 2010|Extended Family, Family, Parenting, Uncategorized|3 Comments

People’s Court – Craigslist Sperm Donor

Judge Marilyn Milian's self-proclaimed favorite case ever.  I feel sorry for the women, as clearly they very much want to get pregnant and have children.  The judge shows compassion about this and encourages them not to give up due to this experience.  I agree with the judge that their contract did not stipulate how many donations the [...]

Goodnight Snow, Goodnight Telluride

All good things come to an end, and so we departed Telluride yesterday for home.  We made the most of our short trip and finished with a whoosh. We began our final day with a snowmobiling tour with Telluride Snowmobiling Adventures, thanks to a few hours timeout arranged by the Peaks Resort with [...]

By | 2010-02-24T15:02:07+00:00 February 24th, 2010|Co-Parenting, Extended Family, Family, Motherhood, Parenting|0 Comments

Off to Telluride! All’s Well That Ends Well?

The view from our room at Peaks Resort in Telluride We got up at 4 am to get ready for our winter vacation in Telluride.  Gay Ski Week here we come!  As we waited in line at LAX to check in for our 6:15 am flight, we tried to get Stephen to take some Motrin as [...]

V-Day Sick Day

After a misdiagnosis as stomach flu, then ongoing fever for three days and a new diagnosis of ear infection in both ears, followed by treatment with an antibiotic that didn't work, followed by a fourth visit to the pediatrician and urgent care, I hope Stephen is now on the mend.  Needless to say [...]

The Real Nanny Diaries

The 2007 Scarlett Johansson movie , The Nanny Diaries, based on the novel of the same name, tells one side of the story -- of the life of a nanny and her awful employers.  Well I have another side to tell. We just got a new nanny, and she's a keeper.  She's a [...]

By | 2010-02-15T15:51:48+00:00 February 15th, 2010|Co-Parenting, Family, Motherhood, Parenting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Upside of Unemployment

Today I took my son to Joey's Gym in Beverly Hills, the best little kid gym out there -- with cool owners who genuinely love kids and their jobs, and I was thinking about how great it is that I got laid off one year ago today. Thanks to being jobless, I get [...]

More on Lesbian Custody Dispute

  By Ryan Holman, Advocate.com A Calif., lesbian couple are embroiled in a custody dispute over two children, and a sperm donor has become part of the equation. NBC Bay Area has reported that K has sued for joint custody of the twin boys whom she and M had agreed to raise. Q has become [...]

The Kids Are All Right – Coming Soon!

Reviews from Sundance so far have been very favorable about this new movie. Darn, couldn't get a screener from the production company yet so I can review it myself! I can't wait to see it! A couple, Nic and Jules (Annette Benning and Julianne Moore), live with their teenage children, Joni and Laser (Mia [...]