Cisnormativity while parenting

We've been out and about all day on our feet for hours with the twins. Predictably, once we get on public transit to return home, approximately one hour after their usual nap time, one of them falls asleep nearly immediately in the arms of my co-parent. We'll come back to him in a moment. The … Continue reading Cisnormativity while parenting

Horizontal Hostility, aka business as usual

There's a post going around saying to let people know if someone who harassed or abused you is on your flist, because they'll remove them. I want to believe something bothering me would mostly improve if I spoke up, but it's not so much the friends in common I mind. At the time I started … Continue reading Horizontal Hostility, aka business as usual

Self-Awareness Moment: gaps in cultural experiences

I'm intentionally making this vague to be more relatable, and not potentially get dragged into a "you're not 'enough of'" type of debate with people who debase those of us with parents from different origins. There are 3 components to my cultural heritage of origin. 1/2 from my mum of origin, two quarters from my … Continue reading Self-Awareness Moment: gaps in cultural experiences