A Boy or a Girl?Earlier this summer, I was at the park with the littles and this kid comes up to me and says "I don't know if you're a boy or a girl but you sure do have cool hair!" That was a turning point for me in coming to understand my gender identity. … Continue reading You Sure Do Have Cool Hair!
There's a pounding in my chest that hasn't gone away for 39 days. That's the day I knew that things were never going to be the same. You know those moments where you can say before such and such, and after. There is a distinction between life prior to and life following certain moments. That … Continue reading Not for the faint of heart
I saw this post the other day on Facebook and it took all the strength I had not to sob. This picture, which is an excerpt taken from a larger comic about a trans boy, is the perfect depiction of my sweet preschooler Beckett.The person who shared this post captioned it with the words "and … Continue reading In the middle
Okay so I have almost 20 years of parenting under my belt. Well let me tell you that pretty much means shit! Oh I'm decent at making it look like I got this figured out and I have more or less successfully raised 2 pretty awesome kids who are now 18 and and nearly 20 … Continue reading Fake it til you make it…pretty much my parenting style
This beautiful, brilliant child of mine is so incredibly wise and brave. At four years old they have a very clear understanding of their gender. They identify in the middle of the spectrum. They are one of the lucky ones who is growing up in a home full of people who love and not only … Continue reading Meet Beckett