Preparing Public School for Beckett

Sending my Nonbinary Kid to School So, we've moved to a small conservative town in Northern Alberta and I've decided that I am going to send my awkward, reserved, nonbinary kid to public school 😬 But here's the thing. This small town conservative school has already shown how amazing they are. Recently, I met with … Continue reading Preparing Public School for Beckett

An Update on Beckett

I haven't shared much about Beckett recently, I think it's time. Last month Beck turned 5 and life is getting slightly more difficult for them to navigate. They are feeling more pressure to conform with peers and even adults who just don't understand. For a trans kid, Beckett's life is kind of beautiful. They are … Continue reading An Update on Beckett

The Holidays Can Be Hard

Our house is a zoo right now and if I'm being totally honest it always has wild animal habitat type tendencies. But we have almost reached that moment where you start counting the hours until Christmas. The holiday season is crazy for most families I'm going to assume but when you have a house full … Continue reading The Holidays Can Be Hard

Acceptance and Our LGBTQ Youth

I want to share this video because it gives me so many feels. I can relate to it on a personal level but also from the perspective of a parent. How would you react if your teen came out to you? There was a time when I was extremely religious and yet I still couldn't … Continue reading Acceptance and Our LGBTQ Youth

Response to Social Media Comment – “there is only two genders”

After publishing my Gender Update post I received a comment on my Instagram account stating "there is only two genders". My immediate response was anger and defensiveness. But then I realized this is a great opportunity for me to research how to provide an educated answer to this person's comment. So I went to YouTube … Continue reading Response to Social Media Comment – “there is only two genders”