How we treat people when they are children can have a long term effect on their self-esteem, self-worth, self-confidence, and ability to love themselves. My whole life, whether it was family, peers, teachers, or someone else I have been told a variety of harmful things, things that have done a…
In my youth, my world revolved around shows like Beavis and Butthead, a fact not ignored by my grandfather.
Those society deems to be female (women, girls, some trans individuals) are held to much different, more stringent standards that those who are seen as men. This has to change.
Just because you play with dolls, does not mean you are a girl. Boys and girls can play with any toys they want.
I find holidays to be the most difficult time for me. When you are separated from your family, especially because they do not accept you, holidays take on a new meaning. They can be lonely, especially if the holiday is specific to celebrating a family member who does not like…
Dominick explores the cure mentality, in relation to caregivers, and how it can affect the self esteem of children with SMA or other disabilities.
I don’t explore my feelings to this depth, much, but I needed to explain why I am so overwhelmed from all the losses.
My dream is to create a village of loving adults to raise our children together. It takes a village, and every child in mine with know they are loved and cared for dearly.
Many forms of discrimination and oppression are systemic. We need to find our common bonds and work together, as minority groups, to make a difference.
It is almost 2014, so I am setting a standard and making my New Year’s Resolutions!