Episode 369: Non-traditional Parenting with If These Ovaries Could Talk

Episode 369

26th August 2020

When you say “non-traditional parenting,” do you mean like not dressing alike as a family? Biz is joined by Jaimie Kelton and Robin Hopkins from the podcast If These Ovaries Could Talk. We talk about all the different ways that kids arrive in our houses. Jaimie and Robin tell us some things they have learned about LGBTQ family planning and we get excited about their new book, If These Ovaries Could Talk: The Things We’ve Learned About Making an LGBTQ Family. 

Episode notes

When you say “non-traditional parenting,” do you mean like not dressing alike as a family? Biz is joined by Jaimie Kelton and Robin Hopkins from the podcast If These Ovaries Could Talk. We talk about all the different ways that kids arrive in our houses. Jaimie and Robin tell us some things they have learned about LGBTQ family planning and we get excited about their new book, If These Ovaries Could Talk: The Things We’ve Learned About Making an LGBTQ Family.

Follow Jaimie and Robin on Twitter @ovariestalk and on Instagram at OvariesTalk. You can listen to the podcast, If These Ovaries Could Talk, anywhere you listen to podcasts and visit their website at ovariestalk.com. Check out their YouTube channel for videos and bonus content. You can pre-order If These Ovaries Could Talk: The Things We’ve Learned About Making an LGBTQ Family.

 

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Show Music

Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)

Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)

Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (http://adiraamram.com, avail on iTunes)

Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)

Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

 

 

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  • Jaimie Kelton
  • Robin Hopkins

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