Mothering a transgender child several years before there was any public understanding of what makes a baby transgender is a mountain most mothers hope they don’t have to climb. But mothers don’t have the luxury of staying confused.
An emerging grassroots, family-based movement, sustained by the love of mothers across the nation, reminds us that mothers are leaders as well as nurturers, teachers as well as advocates.
Instead of a bouquet or greeting card, she’d really appreciate a new respect for the value of care, in all its forms, and a new vision for what we deserve as Americans when it comes to giving and receiving care.
An interfaith/intercultural dialogue on mothering, based on the book ‘How will I Know My Children When I Get To Heaven?’