• Not ‘Him' Or ‘Her': Accepting And Loving My Non-Binary Child

    10 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    Yesterday morning, I had to take my daughter to the orthodontist to pick up her new retainer and make sure it was a good fit. Her original one was replaced for free as a courtesy because our old lady dog at the time - who was usually sleeping - summoned enough energy to take up counter-surfing for the first time ever. We found out the hard way that, for dogs, dental retainers are delicacies.
    My daughter burst into tears when she found the shards of chewed-up, mangled plastic. She was devastated. She had been so responsible with her retainer. She always wrapped it in a napkin during meals...
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