Sarah Manley

AKA Cop's Wife

Married to the Detective 3 shorties : Peanut, 13  Boo, 8 and Squirt, 6

Love cheesy 80's hard rock Watch too much TV. Love reading. Yoga lover. Anti-bullying advocate. Promoter of tolerance. Funny as hell (some days)

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J. Crew, Boys and Pink Nail Polish

You may have heard of the Fox News doctor/consultant who is taking issue with the current J. Crew catalog photo featuring the president of the company painting her son's toenails pink. THE HORROR! ...more

interesting. I do not vouch for its accuracy... people have told me for years that at one time ...more

The Aftermath of Bullying

Boo is attending a new school, though it was really a hard decision. On one hand, I adored his teachers. And so did he. They are two of the most amazing women especially with children. On the other hand, it was tied to the church that had treated us in a way I found completely unjust. So after much discussion, the Detective and I decided we couldn’t in good conscience keep Boo in that school. If I didn’t feel comfortable being there, how could I send my child there? ...more

Hang in there. You will find new parent friends as Boo makes new friends in his school. It's ...more

Epilogue to "My Son Is Gay" Post: Adult Bullying Within My Church

Let me be very clear, this is not a manifesto against organized religion, church, Christianity, its various denominations, etc. This is about a singular event, the repercussions it has had on me and my family, and the fact that bullying can come from just about anywhere. If you are unfamiliar with this blog or need a refresher, I encourage you to go back and read this post, My Son Is Gay. ...more
I am so so sorry. Sadly, this is the only response I've ever seen from churches and Christians. ...more

My Son is Gay

If you think that me allowing my son to be a female character for Halloween is somehow going to ‘make’ him gay, then you are an idiot. Firstly, what a ridiculous concept. Secondly, if my son is gay, OK. I will love him no less. Thirdly, I am not worried that your son will grow up to be an actual ninja so back off. If my daughter had dressed as Batman, no one would have thought twice about it. No one....more
I have twin boys and one is very flamboyant and from his very first day of daycare and then ...more