Tag Archives: Raising My Rainbow

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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When The Boys’ Room Isn’t Safe For A Boy

My son is six and a half years old.  He’s been potty trained with nary an accident since exactly his third birthday. Last week, in his first grade classroom, he peed his pants.  He sat in his urine until the … Continue reading

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Raising My Rainbow Named One of the Best Books of 2013!

I’m pinching myself.  Again. Publishers Weekly has named Raising My Rainbow one of their Best Books of 2013 in the lifestyle category! Chosen from the nearly 9,000 reviews, PW’s 101 Best Books of 2013 span all the adult genres — nonfiction; … Continue reading

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My Son Chooses to Be Alice (in Wonderland)

My Halloween post is up, but not here, at TheAtlantic.com.  “My son C.J. is going to be Alice, of Alice In Wonderland, for Halloween. More specifically, he will be Tim Burton’s Alice because, at nearly seven years old, he’s starting … Continue reading

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See Us Online and In Person

On Thursday, the television show The Doctors aired an amazing segment on our family, blog and book.  It was more in-depth and informative than any interview we’ve done before and they handled the topic with such empathy, support and compassion.   … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Is The Big Day!

Tomorrow, Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son will be released! I’ll start the day by being interviewed on The TODAY Show.  Look for C.J.’s Dad and me to make our television debuts at about 8:40 … Continue reading

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We All Have A Book Inside Of Us Waiting To Be Written

In June, early copies of my book arrived and I wrote a letter to introduce it to booksellers.  With the release of my book exactly one week away, I thought I’d let you read what I wrote to the people … Continue reading

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Buy My Book…Please

This is the awkward post that I knew I’d have to publish one day.  The day is here. My book, Raising My Rainbow, goes on sale in exactly two weeks.   So, here I am officially asking you to please buy … Continue reading

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C.J.’s Brother Comes Out

C.J.’s Brother is 10 and he has come out.  He is straight. Months ago we had a family date night.  The four of us went out for Chinese food and, then, I needed to walk next door to the grocery … Continue reading

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New Look and New Friends

Okay.  Don’t Panic.  I’ve refreshed the look and feel of my blog to more closely resemble the cover of my book.  Yay!  I’m really excited about it and think that it conveys C.J.’s light and sparkly spirit.  C.J. likes the … Continue reading

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