Tag Archives: babies

Royal family outing in the marketplace of Home City

With the loss of my grandparents this summer, I feel even more acutely the importance of “family of choice.” There are so many wonderful people in my life that I’ve found through luck rather than blood ties, from my super … Continue reading

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The baby princess with two moms

Happy Mother’s Day this weekend from the two-mom family in A Harvest of Ripe Figs, a fantasy novel that shows that happily ever after doesn’t mean the end of the adventures, and that there are different ways to be a mother. … Continue reading

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Zayde Wizard

Isaac – official palace wizard, Ashkenazi dreamboat, and surrogate father to the queen – singing Yiddish lullabies to her baby, Princess Naomi. Characters from A Harvest of Ripe Figs drawn by misselaney. Here’s my actual grandfather singing in Yiddish. I’m posting … Continue reading

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LGBT family day at the zoo

Baby Naomi’s two moms and two dads at the zoo in a modern AU version of the Mangoverse books. Both the f/f and m/m couples are canon in the actual series and Naomi was conceived using artificial insemination. Drawn by … Continue reading

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How will a lesbian queen and her partner conceive an heir?

I have no kids, and I certainly never thought I’d be writing a conception scene. But when you write fairy tales about fictional royalty, eventually the whole ‘heir’ issue is going to come up. Queen Shulamit is a lesbian and, … Continue reading

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Who wants fairy tales to have more two-mom families?

Officially announcing that Prizm Books has accepted book three in the Mangoverse series! It’s called A Harvest of Ripe Figs, and I’ll tell you all about it below the picture. Right now, my favorite phrase has got to be “lesbian … Continue reading

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