Post Tagged with: "acceptance"

My fancy daughter.
Family / Life

How will my child break my heart?

The other day, I came upon this heartbreaking story written by a mother whose religious beliefs kept her from accepting her gay son as he was, realizing only too late she had confused fear with faith. I cried reading it. It made me think simultaneously about my own coming out […]

Continuing Education
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Continuing Education

Later this week, I’ll be taking my first class in *mumble* years. (I suppose we did have our Maybe Baby class in there, but as it was basically showing up and shmoozing once a week, I’m not entirely certain that counts. Bonus points for a class where there were often […]

Goodbye to summer
Family / Parenting

Goodbye to summer

Last night, Luisa and I slept with our bedroom windows open as we have for the past several weeks but, this time, we slept beneath a quilt because the air was much cooler than it has been. Today, our youngest child started 3rd grade. Though summer doesn’t technically end until […]