Category Archives: Parenting

Support Children as They Explore Gender and Pronouns

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About People’s Pronouns About a year ago, my then seven-year-old told me that they were nonbinary and that their pronouns were she/they. Since they still considered she one of their … Continue reading

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Trans Youth Need Our Support

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About People’s Pronouns Pride month is a time for the LGBT+ community to come together (with the support of friends, family, and allies) and celebrate how far people have come … Continue reading

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How Parents Can Challenge Their Gender Stereotypes

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About People’s Pronouns It’s surprising to realize how much gender is a part of parenting, even before we welcome our little ones into our lives. From gender reveal parties to … Continue reading

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How Respecting Personal Pronouns Is Part of Respecting Boundaries

By Lydia Bowers, author of We Listen to Our Bodies I have one of those names that gets mixed up frequently. Leah and Linda are frequently *misused* names for Lydia. And when someone gets my name wrong accidentally, or because … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Create Structure and Reduce Anxiety in Children During the Summer

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide Ah, summertime. It’s advertised as a time to rest and rejuvenate without schedules or demands. Except most people don’t manage well in the complete absence of structure. … Continue reading

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