Monthly Archives: January 2012

Grandpa Plays with Dolls For First Time, Emerges Slightly Frustrated

My in-laws, Grandma and Grandpa Colorado, are a hunting, drinking, fishing, old-fashioned duo who are, thanks to C.J., newly-committed to learning about all of this sexuality and gender stuff.  Their family photo albums are filled with photos of men, all … Continue reading

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My Son, The Dancer – Part II

Continued from a previous post….. I hate being the new mom.  I sat down on the benches outside of the dance studio by myself, looking through the one-way mirror at my son transform into a dancer.  A mother and daughter … Continue reading

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My Son, The Dancer

“Hi, I’d like to see if there is availability in the Saturday morning ballet/tap combo class,” I said to the girl at the front desk of our local South Orange County youth gym.  It’s a converted warehouse where a child … Continue reading

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Interesting Reads

When I started this blog a year ago, I promised myself that I would give it a 12-month commitment and, then, reevaluate.  I’ve done that.  I’ve decided to keep on blogging, I’m just not sure if I’ll stick to my … Continue reading

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Reflections: Raising My Rainbow Turns One

Last October my effeminate three-year-old son wanted to be Snow White for Halloween.  I Googled a bunch of random phrase combos, trying to fit a life dilemma into a search bar.  Boys dressing as girls for Halloween.  My son wants … Continue reading

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