I Have Two Dads


I write stuff, teach stuff, and hang out with my husband, daughter, and a menagerie of animal friends.


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