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A Father’s Nightmare

Last week, C.J. had to have a small dental procedure done that required him to go under anesthesia.  Of course his dad and I were a nervous wreck the weeks and days leading up to the morning of the 7 … Continue reading

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I Don’t Expect To Be A Grandmother

C.J.’s Brother was invited to a laser tag birthday party at the local open-air mall.  It was a Friday night and I left C.J. at home with his dad to take C.J.’s Brother to the party and hang out — … Continue reading

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Which Straight Parent Gives Sex Talk To Gay Child?

I was in fifth grade.  I boarded the school bus and a sixth grade girl asked me if I was virgin. “No,” I said giving her a dirty look and finding a seat.  That sounded like a terrible thing to … Continue reading

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C.J.’s First Oscars

Since my invitations to the Oscars and the evening’s multiple fancy parties seemed to have gotten lost in the mail, I decided to watch the Oscars with Nana Grab Bags at her house.  I took C.J. with me and Nana … Continue reading

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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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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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Come Out Of The Closet Son…Then Go Back In…

Sixteen months ago I asked a question that got a decent amount of attention on the internet: “Do you think that it is possible for a homosexual person to not have to come out of the closet.  I don’t mean … Continue reading

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Dear C.J.’s Kindergarten Teacher

Hi! I don’t know you and I won’t know you until after Labor Day, but I just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself and my son to you.  I’m C.J.’s Mom and my son C.J. is gender nonconforming.  … Continue reading

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My Son’s Playdates Include Manicures and Formal Dresses

Occasionally, a moment will just melt my freaking heart. It happened to me last week and my heart is still all warm inside. My son was up in a tree house with a new friend he had met just hours … Continue reading

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What My Son Has to Say to Dan Cathy of Chick-Fil-A

Dear Mr. Dan Cathy, My uncle is gay.  I love my uncle and his boyfriend and all of his friends. We have fun and hangout. I don’t think it is right for you to give money to stop my uncle … Continue reading

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