identity

It is Okay to Be (a little) Selfish – Single Mum, Parents Article

In all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we can become so preoccupied with completing everything on the checklist that we often forget to take care of one of the most important aspects of the season; often times it is so overlooked that it doesn’t even make the checklist! What is it? Ourselves. It is okay to be a little selfish. In order to be the best possible person for our children, our job, our friends etc. we must…

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If They Only Knew – Identity by Shaylah Coogan – Single Mum, Parents Article

Finding Your Identity How do you see yourself when you look in the mirror? I wept as I read through the descriptive words over a hundred women submitted, to express how they view their identity. As I reached the end of the list, each letter had melted into a blur. “Worthless. Stupid. Fat. You don’t matter. You can never add up. Lazy. You’re a failure. You can’t do this. You’re not enough. Naïve. People pity you. You can’t accomplish any…

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‘I’m trans because that’s who I am’ ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM – Parents Article

BLOOM: What does it mean to be transgender? Logan Wong: It’s when the gender you’re assigned at birth doesn’t match with what you believe to be your gender. Trans is an umbrella. It can mean you’re a guy, you’re a woman, or you’re both. There are new labels coming up every day. BLOOM: How did you recognize you were transgender? Logan Wong: I came out publicly last September. But I’ve known I was trans since I was seven. When I…

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Toys For Both Genders This Holiday Season – Parents Article

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, you probably already know that the gift giving season is upon us. Giving presents to friends and family can be such a gratifying experience, especially when we find the perfect item. However, it can be difficult not to fall into the gender trap when shopping for kids. Boys like trucks and anything pink is just for girls, right? Well, no actually. These days, kids and parents alike are demanding…

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