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Two Moms: Amanda and Lisa

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Amanda:Our story is an interesting but certainly not typical one. At the time that I met Lisa, I was living in Connecticut, close to where I had grown up and lived my whole life, sharing an apartment with a friend and her young son. This was my fourth “home” since graduating college and moving out of my parent’s house about...

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Spotlight Series: Two Dads Dominic and Anthony

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Anthony: My husband Dominic and I met in 2005, started dating in 2008, and married in 2012.  We always knew that we wanted to be dads, and for us, adoption was the best way to do that.

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Anthony: I went to college with my husband’s brother, and he introduced us. We were friends, and then best friends,...

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Spotlight Series: Two Dads Dell and Robert

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 Dell: We were actually together almost 4 years before we got a phone call one morning from Robert’s mother. She expressed that she was ready to be a grandmother. She said she didn’t know how or what we had to do, but she wanted a grandchild. We...

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Spotlight Series: Two Dads Jordan and Rob

 
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Jordan and Rob: Early on in our relationship, we discussed our shared desire to one day start a family. When we later decided to move forward with adoption, we chose an agency in Vermont called Friends in Adoption. We were drawn to this particular agency since they pride themselves on placing children with loving families of ALL types.

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Spotlight Series: Two Moms Bridget and Karrie

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Bridget: Karrie had 3 boys from her previous marriage and I had 2 boys from my previous marriage.
The Next Family: How did you two meet?
Bridget: We both were employed at the same place and had a few mutual friends at work.
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The Next Family: Did you always want to have kids?
Bridget:Not exactly. However our boys came at perfect timing for...
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Spotlight Series: Featuring Two Moms Angie and Kami

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The Next Family: How did you start your family? 

Angie: Kami and I had been together for about fours years before we started trying to have a family.  We used a sperm bank and found a donor that had physical characteristics that resembled me as well as had traits that we felt represented our family.  Kami did an IUI insemination and got pregnant on the first try.  We were very fortunate!

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Spotlight Series: Two Moms Amber and Kristen

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Amber: I moved to Texas in September of 2006 and met Kristen in November through a mutual friend and things just fell into place.  We started dating February 2nd, 2007.
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The Next Family:  When did you decide you wanted to have kids?
Amber:At the very beginning of our relationship we talked about having children because that was going to be a deal...
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Spotlight Series: Two Moms Miriam and Amber

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Miriam:  When I was young I always told myself that I didn’t want to have kids, but in 2010, all of a sudden I got that feeling that I wanted to be a mom no matter what.  Axel was born on February 6, 2011.

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Miriam:In January 2013, I met Amber in a bar. For me she was the most beautiful girl. We started...

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Spotlight Series: Two Dads Adrian & Brian

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TNF: How did you start your family?

ADRIAN: It was really important to me to have our child be biologically linked to both me and my partner, and not just one or the other. So we asked Brian’s sister if she would carry for us. After a year, she finally agreed. We flew from our home in California to Missouri, where she lived, for the procedure. A few months later, she called with the great...

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LGBT Parents Spotlight Series: Eli and Ido

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Dr. Eli and Ido Bendet-Taicher are a married couple and fathers to two daughters that were born via surrogacy.  The couple star in AOL’s groundbreaking docu- series ‘Connected’.

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TNF: How did you start your family?

Ido: We got married in October 2007, and a year afterwards we started working on having kids. Both of our daughters were born via surrogacy; our first daughter was born...

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Spotlight Series: Danael and Jason

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TNF: How did you two meet?

Danael: Jason and I met through mutual friends in the fall of 2008.

TNF: What made you decide to have kids?

Danael: I was previously married to Samuel’s mom.  We divorced in 2008.  I was lucky enough to find an amazing man to be Samuel’s stepdad.

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TNF: Tell me a bit about the process of creating your family.

Danael:Our process was more about figuring out how to be a...

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Spotlight Series: Kevin and David

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TNF: How did you start your family?  

Kevin: David and I went to Disneyland for his 32nd birthday, and after watching the infectious excitement between parents and kids, we were inspired to revisit our kids conversation that led to us making a pact at Sleeping Beauty’s castle. We agreed that the next time we came back, it would be with kids of our own.

We began the adoption...

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