Foolish Child #9: Co-Parenting For Nerds (Of Color)

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I am a queer coparenting mama to Dickens Jr. Doodler by day, 911 dispatcher by night. All my favorite shows look better on Tumblr. I am two years and 450K words deep into constructing a fanfic called Ages and I'm never giving up on it. Bering & Wells.

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  1. Oh this is so sweet and beautiful and we all really need that today <3. Thanks so much for sharing.

    • Yes! I always tried to imagine how my life was going to go with (lack of) relationships and kids and getting older and could never quite figure out what I wanted.

      Now I can’t imagine things going any differently than this.

  2. This is beautiful and perfect for today. I had been curious about the coparenting backstory and this is so heartwarming. There’s all kinds of families y’all. Thank you!

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