Post Tagged with: "kids"

Parenting Three Kids and Surviving
Family / Kids / Parenting

Parenting Three Kids and Surviving

Sometimes I want to give the kids back. To whom, I am not sure.

Use With Caution
Kids / Parenting

Think Twice before You Put That Elf on That Shelf

Parents beware! Keeping the magic of the holiday season alive for our kids is exhausting.

When Marriage Equality Activists Break Up
Grief & loss

When Marriage Equality Activists Break Up

I know that the rights and responsibilities we gained are important not only to couples who stay married, but also those who need to separate.

A Mother Reacts to Anti-Trans Opposition to MSHSL Proposal
Family / Kids

A Mother Reacts to Anti-Trans Opposition to MSHSL Proposal

Participating on a high school team of one’s affirmed gender should not have to be viewed as a battle to overcome.

He’s Not Your Kid
Family / Kids / Parenting

He’s Not Your Kid

Going back to school can mean returning to homework. For some, it can also mean returning to the closet.

My Kids’ Advice on Coping with Difference
Identity / Life

My Kids’ Advice on Coping with Difference

Does being visibly queer make you nervous sometimes? My kids have some advice that might help.

I Love Rock and Roll
Family / Kids / Parenting

I Love Rock and Roll

I once overheard her say to her brother, “I just want to be a different kind of girl.”

New Additions: Proof That Families Come in Every Shape and Size
Community / Featured blogs

New Additions: Proof That Families Come in Every Shape and Size

Just when you think you have reached the end of the internet, a whole new batch of blogs for the VillageQ directory pops up! I love seeing the snippets of people’s lives. Whether I visit once or keep going back, our growing repository of blogs is proof that families come […]

Hard Lessons on Hand Me-Downs
Family / Parenting

Hard Lessons on Hand Me-Downs

Our entire family, including the dog, is female. And that makes for a lot of panties, which now makes sorting the laundry an exercise in forensic science.

Parenting Lessons from Minecraft
Family / Parenting

Parenting Lessons from Minecraft

Playing Minecraft with my kids tested me in ways that surprised me and I had to relearn a few very valuable parenting lessons.