I Really Wish There Was No Such Thing As Sexy Costumes for Little Girls

I am a thirty-nine-year-old mother of four. I have no desire to dress up as Little Red Riding Whore for Halloween. Only because I've worn that the last few years. It's time to find something fresh. With a side of slutty. There is something awkward about dressing as a naughty nurse and feeding your baby a bottle. Or pulling the wagon through the neighborhood as a sexy cop with a billy club and matching handcuffs. But just because it's not for me, doesn't mean I don't thoroughly enjoy checking out the…

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Inequality: T-Shirt Division: One Woman’s Quest

It is the year 2016. And there is an issue that I just can't wrap my head around. Why in God's name can't t-shirts be massed produced in women's sizes? I have played in countless softball tournaments. And I have countless men's t-shirts to prove it. In my closet. I have done a ton (several) of race/walks. All of them earning me another men's t-shirt that will sit in a pile. Unworn. A few years ago we had a fundraiser for our son. We had t-shirts made. All men's sizes.…

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What I Need the World to Know About Raising a Gender Nonconforming Child

When my husband and I decided to have kids we didn't put all that much thought into it. Because we had been drunk for ten years. But we have learned that there is never really anything that can prepare you for having children. You just do it and figure it out as you go along. I'm pretty sure this is what everyone does. It's a total crap shoot. You're not guaranteed anything. Everyone just goes into it hoping for the best. The day we had our first born son was…

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