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David Burtka & Neil Patrick Harris Present Raising My Rainbow

It has been two weeks since I announced that I’ve penned a book inspired by my blog and that it will be released on September 3.  And, the responses, comments and emails of support have been overwhelming and much-needed.  I’m … Continue reading

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Passing My Wedding Dress On To My Son

“Mommy!” C.J. yelled as he entered my bedroom with his usual flourish.  He was freshly bathed and in his fleece Monster High pajamas.  I was lounging on my bed reading People Magazine, when I should have been doing the laundry. … Continue reading

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I Wrote a Book

It’s time for me to come out.  My name is Lori and for nearly two and a half years now you’ve known me as the blogger C.J.’s Mom.  And, now I’m an author.  Or, I will be on September 3, … Continue reading

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A Father’s Nightmare

Last week, C.J. had to have a small dental procedure done that required him to go under anesthesia.  Of course his dad and I were a nervous wreck the weeks and days leading up to the morning of the 7 … Continue reading

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I Don’t Expect To Be A Grandmother

C.J.’s Brother was invited to a laser tag birthday party at the local open-air mall.  It was a Friday night and I left C.J. at home with his dad to take C.J.’s Brother to the party and hang out — … Continue reading

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Which Straight Parent Gives Sex Talk To Gay Child?

I was in fifth grade.  I boarded the school bus and a sixth grade girl asked me if I was virgin. “No,” I said giving her a dirty look and finding a seat.  That sounded like a terrible thing to … Continue reading

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C.J.’s First Oscars

Since my invitations to the Oscars and the evening’s multiple fancy parties seemed to have gotten lost in the mail, I decided to watch the Oscars with Nana Grab Bags at her house.  I took C.J. with me and Nana … Continue reading

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