Gay Dads: Killing Two Brains With One Stone
June 03 2014 1:35 PM ET

Gay Dads: Killing Two Brains With One Stone

Frank Lowe

Recent research has revealed that the brain of a gay father resembles that of a heterosexual mother and father combined. But how does this hold up in the real world?

I'm an Awful Parent
June 02 2014 2:41 PM ET

I'm an Awful Parent

Frank Lowe

Perspective is everything when it comes to life. We judge ourselves very harshly and often inappropriately. Nothing rings more true when it comes to parenting, and I'm here to tell you, the best parents sometimes think they're the worst parents.

Poll: Majority of Americans Support Adoption by Same-Sex Couples
June 02 2014 11:22 AM ET

Poll: More Americans Support Adoption Than Marriage

Mitch Kellaway

According to the latest Gallup poll, 63 percent of Americans believe same-sex couples should be allowed to legally adopt children.

Australian First: Both Lesbian Parents Named on Birth Certificate
May 30 2014 8:54 PM ET

Australian First: Both Lesbian Parents Named on Birth Certificate

Thom Senzee

Both women will be listed on their children's birth certificates, while the sperm donor's name will be removed as the father.

Op-ed: My Kid's First Dress
May 30 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: My Kid's First Dress

Yuvi Zalkow

A dad realizes he supports his kid's exploration of gender identity more than he expected.

WATCH: Poet Performs Powerful 'Letter to the Girl I Used to Be'
May 29 2014 4:46 PM ET

WATCH: Poet's Powerful 'Letter to the Girl I Used to Be'

Mitch Kellaway

Poet Ethan Smith gives voice to the struggle that arises when seeking your truth means separating from a part of who you were.

Study: Gay Dads’ Brain Activity Similar to New Mothers and Fathers
May 28 2014 5:03 PM ET

Gay Dads’ Brain Activity Similar to New Moms and Dads

Mitch Kellaway

An Israeli study revealed that the brain activity of gay fathers when they are around their children resembles the development of both heterosexual mothers and fathers.

Shut Up and Listen
May 27 2014 7:21 AM ET

Shut Up and Listen

Frank Lowe

The phrase 'be careful what you wish for' is easily applied to this situation - our parenting writer, Frank Lowe, has a son who had a speech delay at an early age. Now that he is almost 5, he never stops talking. He just keeps going and going and going and going!

Fun With Dick and Mary Jane
May 23 2014 8:23 AM ET

Fun With Dick and Mary Jane

Frank Lowe

Controversial children's books are cropping up like wildflowers. From gay princes getting married to kids going on diets, no idea seems taboo nowadays. A recent book, It's Just a Plant, from the award-winning illustrator of Go the F**k to Sleep, covers a subject that some of us love 420 days a year — pot.

Op-ed: Two Moms, Two Kids, Lots of Coming Out
May 21 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Two Moms, Two Kids, Lots of Coming Out

Lilly Rivera

One couple wonders how many other families spend so much time making sense of who they are to others.

When You're 18, You're Out
May 19 2014 8:15 AM ET

When You're 18, You're Out

Frank Lowe

There seems to be a huge divide between parents who allow their young adult children to live with them at home and those who don't. Our parenting writer, Frank Lowe, has his own theories as to what is the best way to prepare your kids for reality.

Utah AG Gets His Wish, Adoptions Halted for Same-Sex Couples
May 18 2014 11:50 AM ET

Utah AG Gets Wish, Adoptions Halted for Same-Sex Couples

Lucas Grindley

The fight over marriage equality has immediate consequences for families in Utah.

Beloved Character to Come Out in 'How To Train Your Dragon' Sequel
May 17 2014 2:42 PM ET

Beloved Character to Come Out in How To Train Your Dragon

Lucas Grindley

The Viking charged with teaching how to capture and train dragons is also gay.

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