Little Girl Has Lesbian Moms & Shares Her Happy Life (VIDEO)

The_Stir
Parenting
June 19, 2012
mya and her moms
mya and her moms

What makes a family? Laura, her partner Lisa, and their 8-year-old daughter Mya are proof that you can have a family without a mom AND a dad -- in fact, the only essential ingredient in making a family is love. Seems obvious, right? Not to everybody, unfortunately. There are still plenty of people who look at Laura, Lisa and Mya as more of a curiousity than a family. Comparisons are made, says Lisa, to what people call "traditional" families. But she doesn't think her family isn't like or unlike traditional families ...

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"Our family is two people who are devoted to each other, who respect each other, who love each other ... who brought a child into the world and both people give 100% to that child," she says.

Not only does that sound like a family, that sounds like an amazing family. Every child should be as lucky as Mya!

Do you know any families like Mya, Laura and Lisa?

Image via CafeMomStudios/YouTube

Written by Jacqueline Burt on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.

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