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RaisingMyRainbow.com is a blog about the adventures in raising a fabulous, gender creative son.

My Son’s 10th Birthday Was A Drag

In some ways, C.J.’s recent birthday party was like your average 10-year-old’s birthday party. The birthday boy sat at the head of a long table eating something made mostly of sugar. Presents were stuffed around him. The crowded room was … Continue reading

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BOOK GIVEAWAY: One Of A Kind Like Me/ Único Como Yo

It’s time to add another book to your library! One of a Kind Like Me/Único Como Yo is a bilingual children’s book based on the true story of a child named Danny who wanted to be a princess in the … Continue reading

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I No Longer Live Life Ahead Of My Son; I Live Life With My Son

Six years. It’s been six years since I launched this blog. My gender nonconforming son was three at the time. He was newly potty trained, loved the Disney Princesses and had a limited vocabulary. Now, he’s a nine-year-old fourth grader … Continue reading

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What I Got for Christmas, By CJ

Hieeeeeeeeeeeee. I got so many things for Christmas. And I love them all. But here are my favorites. LED Sneakers: They light up and you can change the colors. You can also make the lights flash or change colors on … Continue reading

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All My Son Wants For Christmas…

Spoiler Alert: I allude to some things about Santa that you may not want your child to read. It’s a different kind of Christmas in our house this year. It’s C.J.’s first Christmas knowing that thing about Santa that only … Continue reading

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I’m The Dad Of A Boy Who Loves Drag Queens

The day after Halloween, Matt posted a short essay to Huffington Post about Bob The Drag Queen surprising C.J. and trick-or-treating with him. Following is the not-as-short, unabridged version. I think Matt is the best father ever, but I’m a … Continue reading

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All The Details From Our Night With Bob The Drag Queen

I kept a big secret for two weeks. It was stressful and exhausting. And, so, so worth it. Shortly after I wrote about C.J. dressing up as Bob The Drag Queen for Halloween, Bob contacted me. I just about died. … Continue reading

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