Protecting Legal Rights to Your Child

My younger son faced surgery for a serious medical problem when he was 13. Already in possession of a keenly [...]

Sep 13, 2017|Categories: Adoptive Parents, LGBT, Surrogacy, Assisted Reproduction, Fertility|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Protecting Legal Rights to Your Child

Stop Asking Me If I Have Grandchildren

“Stop asking me if I have grandchildren!” I long to scream at the blissful grandparents I encounter regularly. When they [...]

Aug 1, 2017|Categories: Adoption Attorney, Adoptive Parents, LGBT, Surrogacy, Assisted Reproduction, Fertility|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Stop Asking Me If I Have Grandchildren

Adoption Highlights of 2015

Reflecting on the adoption highlights of 2015, I found that two events created fitting bookends to the year in adoption: [...]

Dec 28, 2015|Categories: Adoptive Parents, LGBT, Open Adoption|Comments Off on Adoption Highlights of 2015

Same-Sex Adoption: Supreme Court Decision

Dressed like a royal princess in grey tulle and golden stars, a smiling, redheaded four-month old entered the courtroom with [...]

Jun 29, 2015|Categories: Adoptive Parents, LGBT|Comments Off on Same-Sex Adoption: Supreme Court Decision

What Makes a Family?

What makes a family? Who is a father or mother? Kent Haruf’s beautiful, piercing novel, Plainsong, raises these two questions central [...]

Sep 3, 2014|Categories: Adoptive Parents, LGBT, Surrogacy, Assisted Reproduction, Fertility|Comments Off on What Makes a Family?
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