Sex Education opened up dialogues at home: Here’s why that’s a good thing

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How the show sparks up conversations on everything from consent to gender identity BY ELLA DEVEREUX, IMAGE BY DAVE BENETT WIREIMAGE “What is a strap on? Can we actually use the word Queer now? What does pansexual mean?” Nobody likes talking about sex with their parents. Sex has historically been seen as private, something spoken [….]

“I can’t talk about how much I miss my family”

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Wendy Young shares a love letter to her home, South Africa BY WENDY YOUNG I have a pinguecula.It is mine and I’m keeping it.It isn’t doing any harm and it isn’t too terribly ugly.  Pin-GWEK-yoo-lahA pinguecula? you might ask. Is it some sort of strange pet I’ve never heard of? We’ll come back to what [….]

The Adoption ABCs: Preparing to open up your heart and home

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“It helps to be open and honest because this will all be taken into consideration when we are being matched with a child” BY JEN CAMPION, IMAGE VIA FREEPIK Once we pass Stage One, we enter Stage Two. Sometimes called the home study, this is when we get into the nitty gritty self-analysis. We each [….]

PODCAST: YouTube sensations Rose and Rosie launch season two of Parental Guidance

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Following their pregnancy announcement, season two will follow the adorable duo from bump to baby  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Have you heard the news? Our favourite YouTube super couple are back for season two of their acclaimed Spotify Original podcast Rose and Rosie: Parental Guidance.  Launched back in 2020 as a way of documenting their journey [….]

“There wasn’t any support available”: LGBT Mummies Tribe on the challenges facing same-sex families

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We caught up with the founders of The LGBT Mummies Tribe to find out how their tribe – and their family – is growing  BY CARRIE LYELL We last spoke to Laura-Rose and her wife Stacey, the founders of The LGBT Mummies Tribe, in August 2019. Since then, their tribe – and their family – [….]

NEWS: YouTube super couple Rose and Rosie announce they are pregnant with their first child

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The couple announced that they are 12 weeks pregnant this morning  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS After what has been the most difficult year for pretty much everyone, we’re thrilled that we can end the year with the wonderful news that our favourite YouTube couple, Rose and Rosie, are pregnant with their first child.  In a video titled [….]

FAMILY: Not my genes – definitely my child

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How it feels to be the non-biological mum to a donor child. Here is Lisa’s story. BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Lisa is married to Lynsey and on their YouTube channel, Teddy Has Two Mams, they share their personal experiences about their fertility journey and being mums to their son, Teddy. Lynsey is the biological mother of [….]