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‘Like’ What You Read!

Greetings to all my Transparenthood Readers!   I entered an essay contest (writing a story about our experience raising a transgender child) put on by the Oakland, CA Children’s Hospital and just learned that I am one of 18 semi-finalists … Continue reading

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Follow The Leader

I sat next to my husband slumped down in my seat, bracing myself for the fallout.  In fact, if there were seat belts on the theater chairs, mine would have been fastened and if the lights had not already been dim, … Continue reading

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Pull Out All The Stops

Something was wrong, I just knew it.  But I also understood, having been down this road many times before, that I had to wait until Sam was ready to talk.  And so I anxiously exercised my patience, knowing the signs, … Continue reading

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Teacher of the Year

“Mom!” Sam shouted, as he entered the kitchen, exhibiting an unusual sense of excitement.   My normally serious, non-emotive child was demonstrating such enthusiasm about what he was about to share, that I had to stop what I was doing to … Continue reading

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