Here is a full copy of the US Departmentof Justice and US Department of Education guidance for transgender students: (dl link) This guidance was released Friday May 13th, 2016. Our local public school received it on that date, and today a meeting was held briefing teachers. The aforementioned document provides the basic guidelines but lacks many concrete examples. Thankfully, for parents seeking more information-or for students that attend public school or state colleges-there is some additional information below related to bathrooms and
Category Archives: parenting
Child one unloading the dish washer (and putting up the dishes where they go.) One of the best things about being a parent is teaching your kids to be responsible. Chores, jobs, learning opportunities, or whatever you want to call them… they help kids contribute in a meaningful way and they also help kids appreciate their free time. At a friend’s birthday party last night my wife and I were talking with the family’s grandmother. She grew up on a
Q. Is the aluminum Jumper LIKEaBIKE made in Germany? A. No, according to LIKEaBIKE customer support: The LIKEaBIKE Jumper is produced in Taiwan by DAHON, the world largest folding bike manufacturer. The wooden LIKEaBIKEs are made in Germany. Regards Peter R. This came as a surprise to me as I thought that all of their balance bikes (including the metal ones) were made in Germany, but alas that is not the case 🙁
NOTE: this entry marks a new category on my blog called “KidCraft” it will contain fun projects to benefit kids. This particular project is meant for parents to enhance their kid’s toys, but future projects will be for kids to do themselves… Step-by-step photos can be found at the end of the entry Superhero Madness! My one year old daughter has a little four year old friend that is absolutely gaga over superheros. The boy is extreme when it comes
We’ve been surprised that almost every store, both online and brick/mortar, is out of Huggies Pure and Natural Size 3 diapers. Thankfully, our little girl can wear size 4 now but it’s still a little bit weird. What is up Huggies? I first noticed something weird when our scheduled “subscription” (recurring) order of diapers from Amazon was delayed. Then I asked our good friend Caitlin to pick some up from Target, little did I know that she would check at
Things have been busy around here! Projects left and right, with a trip (thanks Jesse ;-)) coming up to top things off. But it’s a good busy and good projects too. These are worthwhile things that pay dividends in the long run. Despite the busyness, we are making sure to take time out for the little things that mean a lot to us. This is a very special time for us as we consider the future and treasure the present.