I know we're all used to saying “breastfeeding,” but as a lactation consultant, I believe that inclusive language is vital.
When I told family and friends that our 11-year-old was transitioning, I was inundated with praise for supporting him. But I was hiding my grief and anger.
When my son asked to go to the Pride Parade, I hesitated. But this was a chance I never had growing up: a chance to explore an integral part of who he is.
As a gender-nonconforming person, I feel left out of the parenting discussion. It’s time we become more inclusive in our language.
Some kids have two moms, and some have two dads. Here are some sweet books starring queer families.