Tag Archives: gender nonconforming

An Interview with Matt and Our Month in Review: August 2017

Following are highlights from our month on Instagram. Click here for all of the months’ pictures, thoughts and happenings. If you’re on Instagram, follow me. If you already follow me, thanks! “There’s nothing negative about the way C.J. is. He’s … Continue reading

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Inside the Mind of a Gender Creative Boy

I hear from a lot of adults raising gender expansive four and five year olds. The adults are typically stressed, confused, lonely and scared. I get it. I’ve been there. Ages four and five were the toughest for us in … Continue reading

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Our Month(s) in Review: June and July 2017

Following are highlights (lowlights not included!) from our months on Instagram. Click here for all of the months’ pictures, thoughts and happenings. If you’re on Instagram, follow me. If you already follow me, thanks! C.J. leaves this message wherever he … Continue reading

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Matt and I Speak Out After James Woods Ruthlessly Attacks Our Son

In recent years, James Woods has traded in tackling prime roles in critically-acclaimed films to gleefully play the part of a smugly menacing public nuisance on social media. He’s been called “President Obama’s biggest, most famous troll on Twitter,” and … Continue reading

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My Gender Creative Son’s First Pride

“That was one of the best days of my life. Thank you so much for taking me,” C.J. said as Matt tucked him into bed for the night. Most kids say that to their parents after a day at an … Continue reading

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Category Is: Covered Wagon Realness

C.J.’s school year ended on Friday. Days prior to that was his class’s Open House – a night near the end of the school year when families are invited into the classroom to ooh and aah over the students’ best … Continue reading

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Writing About Boys in Skirts: Lori Duron Interviews Lesléa Newman

One of my favorite authors has a new book out about one of my favorite topics. Lesléa Newman’s Sparkle Boy is about a little boy who loves things that sparkle, shimmer and glitter. He’s a lot like my son C.J. … Continue reading

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