Category Archives: Parenting

Winter Birthdays and AP Headlines

Last weekend, Alex turned three. Two years ago for her first birthday, we sent out party invitations and ended up with a full house: 25 adults and 11 children. To say that Alex was overwhelmed is like saying the Affordable … Continue reading

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New novel, Flight, is out–finally…

I say finally because with our current family situation, writing time has been hard to find. Not to mention time to edit a final draft, design the book cover, proof the print copy, and code the ebook version… But it’s … 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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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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The Day is (Almost) Here

So my Prop 8/ DOMA Supreme Court blog post got sidetracked–Kris has developed a late-term complication, so to be safe, our OB has decided to induce her at 37 weeks. Which is, um, tomorrow. In eight hours, we’ll climb into … Continue reading

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REBLOG: This is What Gay Marriage Looks Like

I plan to blog (probably at some length!) on yesterday’s and today’s historic supreme court oral arguments on Prop 8 and DOMA, but in the meantime, I thought it might be worth reposting my piece from last year called “This … Continue reading

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Pronoun Trouble

When you’re with someone long enough, you become well acquainted with their pet peeves. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that twelve and a half years in, Kris knows that I get all twitchy when people write, “try and do … Continue reading

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