I Have Two Dads


The Hazel Mixtape

Josh and I have been working on a playlist for Hazel over the last 2 and a half months. We've arranged the tracks here in the order they appear in the playlist (there's 40, but this isn't Casey Kasem). There's a whole lot of love here, just a little bit


Hazel's First Days

The adoption process is emotionally and logistically complicated, especially for two gay men. It is one of the most challenging things I've done in my life. More paperwork than buying a house. Higher stakes than writing a dissertation. More planning than moving cross-country. In fact, I'm struggling to think of


Baby's First Unboxing

Okay, no baby to unbox or unbox with yet. Still waiting to hear from the adoption agency. Word from them is that it could be 2 weeks or 6 months. We've started to put together a baby's room (more on that in a future post with lots of pictures). Part


How to Spoil Your Dog with Two Easy Steps

One of the differences between becoming a biological parent and becoming an adoptive parent is the amount of time it takes. The typical human gestation period is about nine months, with some variability–six to eleven months, so sayeth the internet. According to the adoption agency we are working with,


6 Ways to Get Your Daddy On

My husband and I recently took a trip to Chesapeake, Virginia in a BMW i3. You may be thinking “BMW? Who drives a BMW?” Well, the payments are the same as our Prius payments were, and we’ll get a tax credit for it, so we’re totally frugal. You