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Why Does My Daughter Want To Be a Boy?

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Do you have a child who is expressing gender-related behaviours that have you scratching your head? I was one of those kids for a period of time.

At about age eight or nine, I wanted my family to call me Sam instead of Alyson.

I remember feeling that I was the outsider as the only girl and the smallest. I wanted to show them I could be a guy like them — that I could keep up and hold my own.

Hop over to HuffPost Canada Parents to find out what 3 elements make up our gender orientation in my most recent article “Why Does My Daughter Want To Be a Boy”

About Alyson

Alyson has been blogging parenting advice for over 15 years. She has been a panelist at BlogWest, Blissdom, #140NYC and more. Her content appears on sites across Canada and the US, but you can read all her own blog posts right here.

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