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7 Tips for Taking Your Kids to PRIDE
Family / Kids

7 Tips for Taking Your Kids to PRIDE

It can be a bit more challenging to navigate the festivities with little kids in tow but here are a few tips to help things go smoothly.

How Many Moms Does She Have?
Family / Parenting

How Many Moms Does She Have?

One girl looked at me and asked, “Who are you?” I said, “I’m Zeca’s mom.” She squinted her eyes and said, “How many moms does she have?”

It's ok that you're crabby, I'm adorable
Family / Parenting

Even grown-ups get grumpy

I know that I am not at my parenting best in these moments, nor am I a very good partner. I snap at the first sign of a toddler whine and if Little Bear throws food on the floor, my stern if-I-were-any-louder-I’d-be-yelling voice comes out. Even though it might feel good for a split second in the moment, that isn’t the sort of person I want to be.

TGIF: Kids are kids
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TGIF: Kids are kids

​​I love being part of this queer parenting site. I love being around other queer parents. I love being able to say, without explaining. I love the community and the support and being part of the cool club. I love learning to help people redirect those innocent yet oh so inappropriate […]

Book Review |  Chasing Rainbows: Exploring Gender Fluid Parenting Practices
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Book Review | Chasing Rainbows: Exploring Gender Fluid Parenting Practices

Chasing Rainbows: Exploring Gender Fluid Parenting Practices (Fiona J. Green and May Friedman, eds. Demeter Press, 2013) was a thoroughly enjoyable book, featuring a mix of articles ranging from academic studies to personal reflections on parenting practices surrounding gender self-determination. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that it also […]