New podcast episode: Emma at last

I want you to meet my good friend, Emma. When she was a little girl, she was just like my daughter. But no one knew her for 60 years. I’m so glad she’s here now. You can hear Emma’s story (and the story of her friendship with me and my daughter) in the latest episode…

“Trans is totally normal!”

Dear friends, Just checking in to let you know I’m OK (though still hacking my way through a fairly dense forest), and to wish you a Happy Pride Month! I also wanted to share this drawing that my daughter M. made – see below. (She gave me permission to share it with you, by the…

An update from Marlo: Here be dragons

Dear friends, I wanted to check in with an update, as it’s been a fairly long stretch since you’ve heard anything from me. First and foremost: My kiddo is doing GREAT. So far, she’s told a handful of friends at her new school that she’s trans, and thus far they (and their parents, whom I…

New podcast episode: Eleven

It’s official: She’s a tween. It seemed like a good time to sit down and ask my 11-year-old about her world, and get a snapshot of what she thinks and how she’s doing. We covered some pretty typical tween girl stuff: Gossip, fashion, cliques.  And we also covered some not-so-typical stuff, including what puberty looks…

New podcast episode: THE TELL

A few weeks after starting fifth grade at a new school, my daughter came home and announced, “I have a new best friend and I’m going to tell her in a month that I’m transgender.” In the meantime, her new stepdad is giving her poker lessons. Hear all about it in the latest episode of…

New podcast: Playdates with Christians

This latest episode gives you an update on our new life here in the suburbs and some of the challenges we’re encountering.  I get some helpful advice from a new friend from the Bible Belt.  You’ll also hear how my daughter is faring in her new school, plus: Wedding audio! Listen here:  http://www.howtobeagirlpodcast.com/episodes/episode-xxvii-playdates-with-christians