Apple recently announced that children’s picture books are now available on various “i” products through the iBooks application. Available books include the Olivia series, Disney classics, toddler books, and Fancy Nancy, among many others. To download the iBooks application, click here.
Archive for January, 2011
Beginning January 6th, 2011 passport applications and citizenship forms for children of American parents born outside the U.S. will use the title “parent” instead of “mother” and “father”, making it easier for gay and lesbian parents to apply for and obtain passports for their children. This is being done in an effort to recognize different types of U.S. families.
This video, the third in a three part series (previous parts already posted) won the Adoptive Families Circle adoption video contest. Watch it and let us know what you think.
The New York Times reported today that gay parenting is more common in the south, especially in states such as Florida, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. This is census data rather than legal trends. Read the full article here.
Part 2 showcases the family’s arrival back home including meeting the couple’s older son:
Myah, age 18 months.
Myah was born through gestational surrogacy, with her biological aunt serving as the gestational carrier. So adorable!
This thoughtful piece about gestational surrogacy was recently published in the NY Times. Read it and let us know what you think.
Rebecca Falco will be reading from and signing copies of her book, “Everything In Its Own Time: A mother’s memoir about adopting five children, and the ones that got away” this Saturday, January 8, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM at Eagle Eye Book. For more information please click here.