Category: Parenting

Black Mom Talks With Daughter About Police Brutality

Michelle D. Garrett, a blogger and the founder of Divas With a Purpose, recently opened up about a sobering conversation she had with her 8-year-old daughter, Veronica, about police brutality in America. In a powerful Facebook post, she explained how nervous Veronica became when she heard her mom was going to the grocery store. “Yesterday

Rebekah Bruesehoff on What It’s Like to Be a Trans Activist

Rebekah Bruesehoff, a 13-year-old trans activist who has been spreading words of love and acceptance for the LGBTQ+ community since she was 10, has already accomplished a lot at such a young age. As a public speaker and advocate, Rebekah has testified at the New Jersey state legislature about the importance of letting trans individuals

How to Answer Kids’ LGBTQ+ Questions

If there’s one thing we can say about kids universally, it’s that they’re curious as all get out. Whether they’re asking you embarrassing questions in the grocery store parking lot or they’re pestering you about where babies come from, answering tough questions is an inescapable aspect of parenting. Given your little ones’ natural instinct to

Gay Couple’s Decision to Adopt vs. Use Surrogate

“Daddy, I want an ice pop.” You’d be surprised how many times a day I field this request from my daughter, Margot, even in the Winter. Her latest obsession is all things popsicles and ice pops, and I find her unwavering devotion to getting her hands on this frozen goodness hilarious (and impressive!). Maybe it’s

Mom With Epilepsy Shares What Parenting Is Like

Diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 6, motivational speaker Michelle Anderson never wanted children when she was younger. However, after she met her husband, Erik, in college, her outlook drastically changed. Now a mom to her 9-year-old daughter, Kadence, and a 7-year-old son, Kemuel, Michelle is sharing what motherhood with epilepsy is like and