But what makes a family, if every family is different?

Families are made of love.

Riley has two fathers: Papa and Daddy. When her classmate asks which dad is her real one, Riley is confused and scared she’ll have to choose.

Hear author, Seamus Kirst, read Papa, Daddy, & Riley aloud.

Read a piece he wrote about the power of inclusion, here.

by Seamus Kirst

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Seamus Kirst is a writer whose work has been published in The Washington Post, The Guardian, Teen Vogue, Forbes, The Advocate, and Vice. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @SeamusKirst or on Facebook @seamuspatrickkirst.

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  • Papa, Daddy, & Riley

    Seamus Kirst

    Riley is Papa’s princess and Daddy’s dragon. She loves her two fathers! When Riley’s classmate asks her which dad is her real one, Riley is confused. She doesn’t want to have to pick one or the other.

    Families are made of love in this heartwarming story that shows there are lots of ways to be part of one.