Monday, February 25, 2013

Our boys would like a dad

One of the boys asked the other day if he could have a dad.

I have been waiting for this moment with fear and trepidation since bringing home baby number one six years ago. Being one of two moms I wonder if we are doing "right" by our kids. Don't get me wrong, I think we are great parents, but the reality is we still live in a homophobic world and I would hate for my boys to ever suffer because their moms were lesbian.

As soon as they question was out in the open I had a moment of panic where I imagined the worst. Shel of course handled the whole thing with aplomb, as only she can. "Why do you want a dad honey? she asked.

"Because dad's buy kids whatever they want." came the response.

Shoot. I want a dad also!!