Monthly Archives: January 2013

C.J. Turns Six In Style

You Are Invited to C.J.’s Valentine’s Day Themed, Crafty, Dress-Up 6th Birthday Party Saturday at 11 a.m. Lunch and sweets will be served. Crafts will be made. Dress to dazzle.  Sparkles, glitter, tutus and pink are encouraged. You be you. … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: Giveaway and Camp Aranu’tiq Edition

I have found THE NEATEST coloring book about gender identity for C.J.  It’s called One of Kind Colouring Book 1. Surprise Box and it was sent to me by author/illustrator and Raising My Rainbow reader Geneviève Labelle of Montréal, Québec. … Continue reading

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C.J. From Another Person’s Perspective

The author of this post is my very best friend KK, whom C.J. knows affectionately as Auntie KK. I love C.J.’s mom.  She is my very best friend and my soul sister.  We have been besties for more years than I care … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: Gender Spectrum Lounge

A few months ago, Gender Spectrum launched Gender Spectrum Lounge, a digital space for gender non-conforming and transgender children, their families and the variety of professionals to share their stories and experiences.  It’s a great place to exchange ideas, confide … Continue reading

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I Dressed My Baby Boy In Blue, I’m An Idiot

“What’s all that stuff back there?!  I see pink!” C.J. asked enthusiastically as I was driving him home from school. Crap.  I didn’t have to turn around to know what he was pointing at.  He had seen the shopping bags … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder

Things that are on my mind or that I’m digging this week… Inspired by my blog, a documentary filmmaker friend of mine is working on a new feature documentary project that follows the real-life adventures of ordinary families raising fabulously … Continue reading

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Reflections: Raising My Rainbow Turns Two

Well, hello there 2013, what do you have in store for us this year? A friend of mine doesn’t like odd-numbered years because they are typically unlucky for her.  I thought back on my odd-numbered years.  My odd-numbered years include … Continue reading

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