Celebrating Trans Parents Day!
When I began my gender transition eleven years ago, the doctors told me that I should freeze my eggs if I ever wanted to have biological children. I did not freeze any of my eggs because at the time, the option was not financially accessible for me. But you see, I’m someone who has always…Read More
Finding Passion Beyond Parenting
Hello my sweet community! It’s been a while since I’ve written or posted here and want to do a quick check-in. The truth is, I feel lost. I mean, when it comes to parenting and raising Wilder, I feel like I’m doing a rockstar job and am totally on track. Wilder is thriving and I…Read More
When Depression and Anxiety Convince You They Are Winning
Depression and Anxiety have this special ability to lie to me in ways that I often can’t catch on my own, just as my addition does. That’s why you’ll often hear me say things like, “my head is a dangerous neighborhood that I don’t like to walk through alone.” It’s also why I regularly check-in…Read More
Alright, all of you who take the time to read my blog get to hear the exciting news first! My dreams have always been to travel and worldschool my child. The pandemic has impacted those dreams and every day we learn to adapt to this isolated life within it. But, we are adapting and as…Read More
You Are Enough
As someone who has struggled with depression my entire life, feeling like enough is a challenge that has followed in its shadows for, well, forever. Even now, I can still sometimes feel it lurking in the darkness, waiting for me to believe the next lie that my depression tells me so that it can jump…Read More
What Does Wilder Call You?!
Let’s just jump right to the point, because I don’t have the patience for beating around the bush this morning. In fact, these days my toddler gets every ounce of patience that my body can produce, so if I sound inpatient in my writing, that’s why. But, this morning instead of mindlessly scrolling because I…Read More
Good Girl vs Good Boy!
I recently got asked if I use the term, “good girl” or “good boy” when referring to Wilder since I am doing gender creative parenting. This is an important term that I want to spend some time breaking down and talking about. You see, I don’t say “good boy” or “good girl” to any kid, no…Read More
Are They a Boy or a Girl?!
The most common thing that I get asked is how do I answer the question, “are they a boy or a girl?!” As a parent practicing gender creative parenting, this is how that usually goes. But, I want to preface by saying that Wilder is being raised during a pandemic, is unable to get vaccinated…Read More
Don’t Do What I Did!!
I want to spend some time talking about hormones, Testosterone, and going off of meds without first speaking with your prescribing doctor, which, my friends, we shouldn’t do. Let’s talk about why so that you don’t do, what I did. I often get asked if I have started back up on Testosterone since having Wilder…Read More
A Non-Binary Birth Story – Part 3: The Afterbirth and Sutures
Now, as we wrap up viewing one of the greatest moments of my life, I need to warn you. The ending, is bloody and graphic. I’m including pictures of getting my sutures because I hope to normalize it. Getting my yaya sutured up at home in my own bed was a bit uncomfortable, but I’ve…Read More