Category Archives: Non-Biological Motherhood

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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Life of Five

It’s been just over two weeks since my “Almost Here” post, and some of you might be wondering if something went wrong with the birth. Others might just chalk my radio silence up to the addition of newborn twins to … 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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