Dr. Christia Brown





By Dr. Christia Brown

Parenting Beyond Pink and Blue

A guide that helps parents focus on their children’s unique strengths and inclinations rather than on gendered stereotypes to more effectively bring out the best in their individual children, for parents of infants to middle schoolers.

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#Separation & #divorce are traumatic events for #families.

My NEW journal is designed to help children express, explore and understand some of the strong emotions that they may be feeling and to help them process the divorce for themselves. https://sueatkinsparentingcoach.com/book_review/the-divorce-journal-for-kids-by-sue-atkins/ #divorcing

A clear eyed account of recent bills attacking #trans youth by @LZGranderson

State politicians introducing these bills are a special kind of cold-hearted politician, willing to manufacture crises & attack kids in order to fire up their base & raise money

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN - Elijah Baay, a transgender young person in Alabama, speaks on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the #LoveALTransYouth Press Conference in Montgomery, Ala. (Andrea Mabry/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign)

Column: Hurting transgender kids to shore up the Republican base

The new flood of anti-trans bills around the nation is a coordinated attack on the LGBTQ community.


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Psychology Today

Kids, Politics, and the Gender Divide

Children are interested in elections, and have strong opinions about candidates, but underestimate gender biases in politics and government. Read More on the Psychology Today blog.

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Representation Matters

Regardless of gender identity, kids and teens want, and need, to be seen and affirmed. Representation and actual knowledge matters. This shouldn't be confined to one day a year.   Read More

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