Tag Archives: effeminate

This Is How A Father Should Love

When I met Matt, I wasn’t looking for a husband or father for my future children. I was 17. I was looking for a prom date. He asked me to prom. He asked me to marry him. He asked me … Continue reading

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What’s In My Son’s Purse?

C.J. is very nosy and always wants to know what’s inside other people’s purses. Because it is not okay for him to peek inside the satchels of strangers, I’ve started easing his curiosity by showing him the pages inside popular … Continue reading

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My Advice For Raising A Gender Creative Son

Back in September, I wrote an essay for Parents.com containing my advice for raising a gender creative boy.   I got wordy – as I tend to do – and the word count of my original essay was edited down.  I get … Continue reading

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My Son’s Many Walks

How many walks does your son have?  Because my gender creative son has four walks not including his normal everyday walk, which he refers to as his boring walk.  He’s named all of his walks.  Naturally. He keeps his four … Continue reading

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I Wrote a Book

It’s time for me to come out.  My name is Lori and for nearly two and a half years now you’ve known me as the blogger C.J.’s Mom.  And, now I’m an author.  Or, I will be on September 3, … 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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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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Shoemaggedon

Hi Everybody! Pardon me for being a bit of a flakey, unorganized blogger during this holiday season.  I’ve been very busy managing C.J.’s Christmas expectations.  You see, when he was finished composing it, his wish list was two pages long, … Continue reading

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Open Letter to LGBTQ-phobic Pastor Sean Harris

Homophobic North Carolina preacher Sean Norris recently gave a sermon in which he advocated physically assaulting gender variant toddlers.  Listen to it here.  This letter is my response to him. Dear Pastor Harris, Hi.  I’m C.J.’s Mom and boy would … 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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