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Child-Raising Books for Queer and Straight Moms Alike

he Sh!t No One Tells You About Baby #2

Dawn Dais knows her sh!t. Really. The author of three “The Sh!t No One Tells You” books on parenting, Dais offers advice with a dose of unfiltered humor and scary realism. She’s a lesbian mom herself, but her books are for and about moms of all sexual orientations.

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Happy 12th Birthday, Mombian!

The Mombian blog is 12 years old today!

Thanks to all of you who have read, commented, and shared over the years!

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LGBTQ Parenting Roundup — Father’s Day Edition

Chocolate cake

Best wishes today to all who identify as fathers, have or had fathers, or use Father’s Day to celebrate any parent, donor, or other important person in your family! Here’s a roundup of some dad stories for your special day.

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Self-Publishing Creates New Books for and About LGBTQ Families and Youth

Self-published books have long been a part of LGBTQ-inclusive children’s literature. Heather Has Two Mommies, one of the first picture books to depict same-sex parents, was published by author Lesléa Newman and a friend before it was picked up by a small LGBTQ press. The Internet has made self-publishing even easier, and parents, teachers, LGBTQ youth, and others are taking advantage of this to create LGBTQ-inclusive books for which they see a need, even as mainstream publishers slowly start to do the same. Here are a few recent ones that I haven’t covered before.

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Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day 2017: Master List of Posts

Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day

It’s Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day! Here is the master list of contributed posts, which I will keep updating throughout the day. I’m still taking new posts–add yours! Please come back to check for new additions you haven’t read! Thanks to all of you for participating!

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