When your child approaches you to share or process their thoughts and feelings about gender identity or sexual orientation they are trusting you with their deepest sense self. These conversations can spark fears for their wellbeing and it can be a struggle in that moment to know how to respond without rejecting or discounting their experience. Classes in this library will help you prepare for an open, ongoing dialogue with your child or teen that is candid, authentic and supportive.
What Does it Mean to Affirm My Child's Gender? And Why is That Important? Conversation
Whether your child identifies as LGBTQIA+ or you just want to help your kids be more aware and accepting of the range of identities around them, this session will help. You will gain more awareness about gender identity for yourself and learn action steps you can take to support your kids with regard to this issue as well.
LGBTQ+ What to say to your child and how to say it to communicate love and acceptance
The issues of sexual orientation and gender identity can be daunting for both kids and parents. It's easy to feel confused about the changing ways that many in our society see these issues. Join us.
Coming Out Together: Parenting Your Magical LGBTQIA+ Kid
Confused about how your child views their own sex and gender?
Worried that your child won't be accepted and safe?
You are not alone. Join us for an honest, informative and authentic conversation facilitated by two Peace At Home specialists who are parents as well as professionals in the fields of child development, mental health, and family science.
Authenticity and Love: How to Communicate with Your LGBTQIA+ Child and Be an Effective Ally
Does the idea of talking with your child about sexual orientation and gender identity feel difficult or even a little scary? Do you wonder how to raise a child to be open to these issues in themselves and an ally to others? Join us to prepare for an open, ongoing dialogue with your child.
Is it Safe? Help Your Child "Come Out" and Protect Their Mental
Join us for a special and inclusive parenting workshop that celebrates National Coming Out Day.
Come together in a welcoming space with parents and caregivers like yourself. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to support your child to feel safe about exploring and expressing their identity. Discover ways to create an environment that fosters your child to come out when they are ready. Navigating coming out is unique to each individual. Using specific language, creating opportunities and space, and demonstrating allyship can all help your child know that when they do choose to come out, they can do so safely with you.