Podcast Episode 11: Gay Dad's Adoption Journey

Podcast Episode 11: Gay Dads’ Adoption Journey

Thanks so much for coming to check out Episode 11 of The New Family Podcast!

In this episode I chat with Sean O’Donnell, a father of two from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, and the man behind the hilarious website Sean’s Big Gay Blog—Observations of a Gay Dad.

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Now back to what this interview is all about. Sean’s the author of a new book called Which One of You Is the Mother? The Absolutely Positively True Adoption Story of Two Gay Dads. Sean and I chat about the process he and his husband, Todd, went through to adopt two boys at ages seven and five, including the incredible moment they met their first child. We talk about what’s involved in domestic adoption, helping the kids acclimate and some of the unusual things people say to gay adoptive fathers!

Here are some great resources related to my discussion with Sean.

Sean’s 1,000 Families story

Our excerpt from Sean’s book

Sean’s Book, Which One of You Is the Mother?

Sean’s Big Gay Blog

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Brandie Weikle

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Brandie is a long-time parenting editor, writer and spokesperson. Most recently editor-in-chief of Canadian Family magazine, Brandie has also been the parenting and relationships editor for the Toronto Star, founding editor of two Toronto Star websites, and an editor for Today's Parent. Brandie is a single mother of two in Toronto and a frequent television and radio guest on parenting topics. A former digital director at House & Home Media, she also consults on digital audience engagement. Contact her here.


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