Tag Archives: Orange County

Friday Fodder: I’m Speaking In Massachusetts Edition

On Thursday (April 10), The Center School in Greenfield, Massachusetts, has invited me to speak about parenting, teaching and promoting advocacy for differently gendered children.   The event begins at 7 p.m. at Smith College and it’s FREE! If you’re in … Continue reading

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C.J. At Age 100

C.J. recently celebrated his 100th day of first grade.  On that day, he had to fill in the blanks about what his life will be like when he is 100 years old.  He also had to draw a picture.  When … Continue reading

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Buncombe County Schools, You’re Doing It All Wrong

Dear Buncombe County Schools, I recently read about your student Grayson Bruce being bullied for carrying a My Little Pony backpack to school.  I read that your response was that Grayson should leave his backpack at home because it is … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: Rainbows At Play Edition

One week ago, we launched Rainbows At Play – an online community where families raising gender creative kids and/or allies can connect to playdate and find fierceness in numbers.  The response has been overwhelming, exhausting and exhilarating. In the first … Continue reading

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Introducing Rainbows At Play!

It all started years ago when we went looking for other families like our own — families raising gender bending boys who like wearing skirts and playing with dolls. We came up with nothing…until we found each other.  Every day … Continue reading

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Happy 7th Birthday, C.J.!

C.J. turned seven on Saturday.  My baby is growing up.  He’d been planning his birthday celebration for three months – the amount of time he usually puts into preparing for big life moments like his birthday, nobody else’s birthday, Christmas, … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: I See A Need Edition

Okay, I’m thinking out loud here.  I see a need.  I’ve seen it for more than a year now.  I’m often contacted by adults raising a gender creative child who are looking for other gender creative families to playdate with.  … Continue reading

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What It’s Like Be Friends With Us

One of my very best friends in the whole wide world is Marie.  If you’ve read my book, she’s in there.  She’s the one who, after I mentioned the idea of starting this blog once, would never let me not … Continue reading

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Reflections: Raising My Rainbow Turns 3!

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been blogging for three years now.  Back then, I had a three-almost-four-year-old boy who worried me because he liked everything intended for a she. I started this blog to connect with other families raising … Continue reading

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My Son Is Getting An American Girl Doll For Christmas

My 2013 Christmas post is up at Salon.com!  If you celebrate Christmas, I hope that you are having the merriest one ever. If you don’t celebrate Christmas, I hope that you are having a super awesome day.  xoxo, Lori (and … Continue reading

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