The Biological Grandparent Trap
Being the type of people they are, my parents readily gave their consent when I finally worked up the nerve to broach the subject. “Of course!” my father exclaimed loudly. “I’m supportive of anything that eases the ability of the L.G.B.T. community to have children,” he added, like a politician giving an official statement on the matter. My mother, for her part, has been furiously crocheting baby blankets ever since she heard the news (we’re very crafty in Utah) and has bought out what seems to be the entirety of Babies “R” Us several times over.