Affordable Travel: Single Parent Travel on a Budget

Having the opportunity to travel should not be a luxury only experienced by those with the disposable financial means to do so. Affordable travel is possible for single parents. If we think of resources available to us beyond just money, then we make travel a possibility for everyone who wants it. As a single mother in love with travel I knew two things. One: It … Continue reading Affordable Travel: Single Parent Travel on a Budget

Transgender Teens Have a New Resource For Getting Through Their Teen Years

Being a young person of the trans experience can be a hard time. Many of the resources available to young people going through puberty, learning how to navigate relationships, and establishing a relationship with their body are (basically) all for cisgender people. Now transgender teens have a resource all their own. A new book entitled The Trans Survival Guide is changing that. Written by Fox and Owl – two … Continue reading Transgender Teens Have a New Resource For Getting Through Their Teen Years

Autism and Self Care as a Single Parent

Here are some ways I practiced self care while getting my son’s Autism diagnosis. I previously wrote about my journey to diagnosis as a single Black mother for my son, Liam. Now I want to provide ways you can care for your family and yourself during the process to diagnosis. Self care while you are seeking an Autism Diagnosis Get Support Hopefully you have family or … Continue reading Autism and Self Care as a Single Parent

Mental health and co-parenting as a Black single mother

When I became a mother to my daughter I never imagined that my co-parents would be my little sister and her husband. However, our unique co-parenting arrangement has not only made me a better mother, but it has mended my relationship with my sister, and helped me deal with my Bipolar 2 Disorder and depression. Co Parenting has improved my mental health. Co – Parenting … Continue reading Mental health and co-parenting as a Black single mother

Children’s Book on Transgender Experience

They Call Me Mix is a bilingual Children’s Book geared towards young schools aged students about what it means to be a transgender person of color. Lourdes Rivas is a Kindergarten teacher and saw the lack of Children’s Books that discussed gender as a spectrum. Rivas feels, “Kindergarten is often the time when young children first learn behavior developmental skills as well as fundamental academic … Continue reading Children’s Book on Transgender Experience