Son dressing as a girl

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Son dressing as a girl

My son began reaching for the fluffiest, the most beautiful, and the brightest, pinkest, and most fabulous things he could get his hands on to wear, as soon as he could make a decision about what he wanted to wear. I believe he is always been dressing in a fabulous way, and it's been lately that he has been asking to, specifically, be presented as a girl. He said to me, "Mama, I want to let my hair grow out, so that I can continue to wear silks and scarfs; so that when I'm out, people will think I'm a girl." He asked recently, if somebody mistakes him for a girl and calls him a she, that I not correct them. I let it stand, so that he presents as a girl.

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Connor Barnas is blessed and busy, living life with her husband Ethan and two children, Magdalena June, eight, and Augustus Wolfe, six in the midst of finding the sacred in the mundane and allowing space for serenity. After being given the gift of desperation, Connor began her life of recovery and discovery within the 12 Step paradigms in 1995. In 2002 she graduated from the University of New Mexico with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art and married the love of her life, Ethan; moved to a beautiful, dusty, desert town; and began her journey as a wife and mother.  

In 2003, Connor co-founded an Attachment Parenting group, and became a leader shortly after.  Connor has been involved in the Attachment Parenting community as a leader and a resource, and was honored as a featured volunteer during Volunteer Recognition Week, April 2011 by Attachment Parenting International. 

After relocating and settling in Jacksonville, Florida, to be close to her family of origin, Connor founded HAP East, a local homeschooling group whose focus and mission is to create community and continuity of relationship for homeschooling/attachment parenting families. 

Connor joyfully shares her experience, strength and hope with families and friends in the recovery, homeschool, and AP communities; she combines the spiritual principles of the 12 steps with the practical and compassionate parenting strategies of API to inform her path and growth as a woman, mother, wife, and active member of her world. 

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