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California’s Grandparents Are Changing the Look and Feel of Parenthood

February 19, 2013

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If you stop by any California schoolyard you’ll notice that a good number of the people there to greet children appear to be beyond parenting age – in fact many look old enough to be grandparents. That’s because indeed, many of them are. While the definition of “parent” is open to interpretation and families come […]

Thinking Outside the Gender Box

September 4, 2012

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In mid-July, I had the opportunity to participate in the 6th Annual Gender Spectrum Family Conference in Berkeley – a conference that brings together transgender and gender non-conforming youth and their families to celebrate gender diversity, honor gender non-conforming youth, participate in workshops related to health and wellbeing, and build a community of support.  I […]