Earlier this month, a mother took her year-old son into a clothing store in Raleigh, North Carolina, whose motto is "Just for Girls! He wanted to try on the glittery shirts and poofy skirts. Without hesitation, the store manager on duty guided him to the racks and stayed with him as he put on the clothes in a dressing room. Charlie Sirois wearing his Justice clothing to school. Credit: Martie Todd Sirois. Every day of his life, since he was very young, Sirois' gender-nonconforming child has struggled for acceptance.
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When we start dating someone, we often look at the relationship that he has with his mom. After all, this can definitely be a pretty creepy dealbreaker. Does he call her on a daily basis Does he want her to hang out with the two of us all the time? Does he value her opinion and advice more than he does our own thoughts and feelings? Chances are, if this stuff is going on, our relationship isn't going to work out. We might as well ask him why he's even with us in the first place.
My Cousin Michelle by Paula Thomas. We grew up in the same town as my mother's sister, Aunt Caroline, and her only daughter Michelle. Mother would visit Aunt Caroline often and always bring me along. Michelle and I were born only a few months apart, she being older by just under three months. When we visited Aunt Caroline's, Michelle and I would usually go up to her room and play with her toys.
Kelly Wallace, CNN. Kelly Wallace is CNN's digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. She is a mom of two girls. CNN Let me say at the start that there is no way around the topic of nakedness in front of your children without getting personal and slightly uncomfortable.