If your child is questioning their gender identity, you may have questions of your own. The Conscious Parent's Guide to Gender Identity helps answer those questions, providing a relationship-oriented approach to supporting your child's journey. Conscious parenting means being present with your children and taking the time to understand their point of view. Using this mindful method, you can support and guide your children as they discover their authentic selves.
With this easy-to-navigate guide, you'll learn how to...
Communicate openly with your child about gender identity
Empower your child to make their own decisions
Create a welcoming environment at home
Guide your child through social and medical transitions
Help your child feel comfortable with friends, at school, and in your community
Deal with others' opinions about your parenting choices
Plan a happy, successful future for you and your child
This mindful method of parenting will allow you and your children to strengthen your bond while allowing them to be who they truly are.
Darlene Tando, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Psychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Masters in Social Work at San Diego State University. She is the author of The Conscious Parent's Guide to Gender Identity.