Category Archives: Non-Biological Motherhood

It Makes a Difference

On Tumblr last week, a post about LGBT marriage popped up on my dashboard. User propharah had written, “Hearing women say ‘my wife’ and men say ‘my husband’ is therapeutic to be honest.” Coincidentally, I stumbled across this post only an hour or … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day(s)

Some people say that the day their child is born is the happiest day of their life. For me, I can honestly say that isn’t the case. The day Alex was born was the day that I found out just … Continue reading

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Listening Comprehension

Last weekend, Kris and I took the kids for a walk around the neighborhood after being stuck inside for nearly a week with viral conjunctivitis. That’s right, pink eye. Or, as I like to say, “Conjunctivitis: when your eyes decide … Continue reading

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Alexisms

Obviously, I don’t have much time to blog these days. Not with a full-time job, a wife, six-month-old twins, a toddler, and the novel I’m desperately trying to complete. As hundreds (okay, dozens) of strangers and friends have commented, I’m … Continue reading

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Basketball, bab(ies)!

As anyone who has read Solstice might guess, I am an avid fan of the WNBA, in particular of the Seattle Storm. You might not be surprised, then, to learn that last weekend Kris and I took the twins to … Continue reading

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The Hottest Day of the Year

For the third night in a row, both twins are asleep currently (just shy of 10pm). Normally I, who voluntarily take the late shift (9pm-1am) so that I don’t have to do the 3 or 4am feeding, am up roaming … Continue reading

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Peace, Love, and Incessant Crying

The twins turned five weeks old yesterday, and I thought I would offer some observations about the experience so far for anyone who might be curious. First off, parenting two newborns is not as hectic as I anticipated it would … Continue reading

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