Category Archives: gender

Girl Things, Boy Things

“May the fourth be with you!” my son and I solemnly greeted each other this past Sunday, May 4th, and then instantly broke into giggles at the play on pop-culture. Grade one and our six year-old has been bitten by … Continue reading

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Rainbow K

“Guess what?” my brand-new kindergartener announces. “Monsieur L is a MAN!” He’s practically shouting at my back as we pedal home from school together, his black and yellow Trail-A-Bike hitched behind my Norco hybrid. This is where he likes to … Continue reading

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Tommy Mommy

“Mama, I have to go PEE-EE-EE!” my son announced at the top of his lungs. He was on the cusp of four, and every trip to the loo was deemed worthy of broadcast with the same volume and intensity as … Continue reading

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