Letting My Son Buy -- and Wear -- a Skirt

He saw it immediately, didn't want to look at or consider any other options. I could tell from the grin on his face that this was The Skirt. We swiftly made the purchase and were almost to the car before he started clamoring, "Come on! Let's get it on! I want my skirt!" So in the parking lot of Target, I taught him that putting on a skirt is exactly like putting on shorts: one leg, then the other leg, and up. He patted the purple layers with affection and told me, "I have a skirt."...more
EJRocket amountainmomma I feel it is a bit of a misconception to say that a boy wearing ...more

When "They" Say Something, They're Not Talking About You

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of speaking at the World Domination Summit, the conference masterminded by the impressive Chris Guillebeau. Chris is the author of the blog The Art of Nonconformity, and the purpose of this summit was to answer the question "How do we live a remarkable life in a conventional world?"...more
I'm 46 years old and if I only knew or felt half was I feel now but you know the other saying, ...more