Pamela Valentine reading "Welcome To My Holland"

This year, I had the incredible honor of being a part of Listen to Your Mother St. Louis. Last year, in Chicago, I came out as the parent of a trans child. It transformed my life in so many ways. It gave me a voice, it gave me a platform to share my story, but more importantly, it put me in touch with people that have become my family.

My story is about that journey to my family, that journey to find my tribe. Because we are truly never alone, no matter where we are on our path through motherhood.
Interested in learning more about my son? Read Portrait of a Transgender Child.  You can read my latest post here: I’m having nightmares about my son going to sleepaway camp

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