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Sam

I belong to an online community of parents of transgender children and it’s one of the best things that’s ever happened to …

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In rubble and stone I built it     (hard on my heart). set bricks of platitudes, stilted     and tiny thoughts like– shhh– the …

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Activism

Unrelated to either writing, or to difficult parenting, I have been engaging in a bunch of activism in areas related to my …

Writing with Passion

I have decided that April will be a hard-core writing month. I have decided to write every day. I’m going to get out of the …

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Tingling

Years ago, when I was going through my separation from my first husband, and working at my first career-oriented job where my …

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I Guess We’re Grown-Ups Now

I’m so behind on this little announcement – but this February I got to talk “Advanced Parenting” on the I Guess We’re …

Choice

“Sometimes no amount of attention could ever transform your child into a child who isn’t drowning. And the only sane action is …

A Lonely Journey

Parenting a child who doesn’t fit with society is a desolate endeavour. Your experience won’t match the social narrative about parenthood. People will …

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Good News

Well, good news. Totally expectedly good news: there is nothing terrible wrong with me other than thyroid weirdness. As predicted. Oh, also …