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How to Help Your Transgender Child Be Their Authentic Self

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More and more kids are identifying as transgender. But, as parents, are we ready when our own kids come out?

We better be, because parents play a big role in ensuring the long-term happiness of our children as they journey to find their authentic self.

Most children start showing signs of identifying as being the opposite gender to their natal or physical gender around age four and begin speaking up about their gender at age six. However, it’s also common for a transgender child to say nothing until adolescence or even beyond.

Whenever the moment occurs, we need to be prepared and knowledgable so that their experience is a positive one.

Check out my recent article with tips on the matter HERE!


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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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