Robyn Trask of Loving More interviewed, along with several other awesome poly’s, for an article on raising kids in poly families by Mom Logic. The article is actually nice. As is typical many of the comments are scathing.
For some, being polyamorous provides more love and support for the kids than does being in a monogamous household.
Ronda Kaysen: Most nights, Matt Bullen’s 7-year-old son sleeps at home with his mom and dad, except for the nights when he sleeps at his dad’s girlfriend’s house. The arrangement works well because his mom’s boyfriend lives there, too. Actually, his mom’s boyfriend is married to his dad’s girlfriend. Confused? Don’t worry, that’s just par for the course in polyamorist households.
Polyamory — the notion that committed love relationships can involve more than two consenting adults — is a bit like swinging, with one key difference: Love and commitment are the focus, not sexual hookups. For some, polyamorous relationships involve three or more adults, and no other new partners ever enter the equation. For others, polyamory becomes an even more fluid family dynamic.
Complete article can be found at Mom Logic