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Amber Leventry
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By: Amber Leventry My three year old daughter was looking at a book, reading a story based on the pictures she saw. “Want to play with me?” Ryan interpreted one character’s actions as a request for friendship. Ryan turned the page and answered the question based on the scene in front of her. “No, I’m ...
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Amber and her wife face the reality that their son may be transgender. But in this touching blog, it is their son's sister that knows just the right thing to say.
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By: Amber Leventry Mother’s Day is quickly approaching. Commercials, internet pop-up ads, and blog posts are reminding you to remember the woman who gave birth to you. But for many reasons, not everyone celebrates a mom on Mother’s Day. Some reasons may be painful, while others may stem from indifference or peace. For children being ...
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By: Amber Leventry Two of my three kids are potty trained. I should consider myself lucky, because my first two children were relatively easy when it came to working through the stages of potty training grief. But this last diaper wearing wildcard has found new ways to kill my patience. I shouldn’t be surprised. The ...
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By: Amber Leventry “Tell them there is no such thing as an ordinary girl,” said Bloom. This is the high point of the crescendo, the sucker punch that killed insecurity and doubt, the line that is delivered from one girl to another in my favorite new children’s book. Trust me on this one: buy Bloom, ...
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By: Amber Leventry Meet Danny, a 23 year old gay man trying to figure out how to adult. Meet Quinn, a six year old boy who likes to wear his mom’s clothes. Meet Danny the Manny, a five episode web series that explores sexuality, gender, and acceptance when Danny and Quinn’s worlds collide. Danny is ...
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By: Amber Leventry “We’re here! We’re queer!” Thankfully most people are getting used to it. But it hasn’t always been this way. The first Gay Pride march was on June 28th, 1970 as a way to commemorate the Stonewall riots which took place one year prior. The anger, protests, and frustration over the police raid ...
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By: Amber Leventry I carry with me a pocket of sadness. It is no longer debilitating, nor is it something I feel every day. But it’s there. It’s a wound that will never heal and a reminder of the childhood I had and that which I will never allow my own children to experience. This ...
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By: Amber Leventry LGBT activist and writer, Eric Rosswood, has written the modern day version of What to Expect When You’re Expecting for same-sex parents to-be. But this book is more what to expect when you want to be expecting by way of five alternative paths to parenthood. Journey to Same-Sex Parenthood: Firsthand Advice, Tips, ...
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  • VT Mommies
    Writer and Business Partner, 2012 - present
  • OCD Cleaning Services
    Business Owner and Residential Cleaner, 2008 - present
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I am a parent to three kids--two are twins. I write about life as a gay parent. Gay parenting is a lot like parenting. I tell my story at VT Mommies and The Next Family.

I also write about products that make a parent's life easier and the world better at InventorSpot
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  • Pennsylvania State University
    Horticulture and Agricultural Business, 1997 - 2001
  • Women's Small Business Program
    Business Start Up, 2008 - 2008
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Pride Center of Vermont - Family
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Amber Leventry, LGBT Parenting, Parenting, Vermont, Burlington, LGBTQ, Queer, Parent,

Pride Center of Vermont - LGBTQ Families: Stay Open Minded While Traveli...
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Pride Center of Vermont celebrates, educates and advocates with and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Vermonters.

Avakai Are Real Imaginary Friends For The Digital World
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The founders of Vai Kai want to introduce us to Avakai, a play companion for kids growing up in our quickly developing digital world. Avakai

Bloxels Requires Kids To Design Video Games Before Playing Them, Keeps B...
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Not all video games will rot your child’s brain. In fact, the imaginative inventors at Pixel Press believe in the opposite. Some video games

BioLite NanoGrid Gives Everyone A Powerful And Packable Energy Hub
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BioLite’s mission is to bring energy to people everywhere. Those people include campers, outdoor enthusiasts, and individuals who rely on al

Rubie’s Children’s Costumes and Rompers Are Perfect For Geeky Parents
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People have children for a lot of reasons. We hope to pass on our values, traditions, and passion for our favorite sports teams. And if geek

You Can Now Pay Someone To Teach Your Child How To Ride A Bike
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If you ask Google “How do I teach my kid to ride a bike?” you will get an overwhelming number of suggestions. You can get lost in a wormhole

X-Pot Is The Best New Line Of Outdoor Cooking Gear For Family Camping Trips
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Camping, backpacking, or day trips to the mountain are popular family destinations, and bringing your own food is not only necessary but eco

Mattel And Google Revive View-Master With Virtual Reality
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View-Master is back, and will show us a new way to look at 3-D images. Mattel and Google have swapped ideas to recreate one of the best chil

Let Your Toddler’s Imagination Set Sail With HABA’s Swing Ship Ahoy
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HABA is known for its high-quality, wooden toys for babies and children. The company is committed to making their toys using non-toxic mater

Independence Day Clothing Gives Autistic And Sensory-Sensitive Children ...
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Lauren Theirry, mother of autistic son, Liam, needed to help her 13 year old son after he came out of the men’s bathroom at a ball field wit

Equip Your Little Explorers With GeoSafari Jr. Toys
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Educational Insights’ award-winning line of GeoSafari Jr. toys are introductory science tools that allow children as young as three years ol

Jinkies! LEGO Unveils Scooby Doo Building Sets
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LEGO and Warner Bros. have teamed up to bring Scooby-Doo out of our favorite childhood memories and into our children’s hands. The rollout w

Osmo Is a Tangible, ‘Actual Reality’ Gaming System For iPad
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Osmo uses Reflective Artificial Intelligence to combine old school education with new school technology. With four digital games that need p

Girl Scout Cookies Year-Round With Your Very Own Girl Scouts Cookie Oven
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The allure of Girl Scouts Cookies is their celebrity and fleeting availability. Would we still want them if they were available year-round?

10 Best Wearable Tracking Devices To Keep Kids Safe
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All parents want to keep their children safe. But the debates between the different parenting styles used to keep our kids safe are heated,

Bounceroo Gerry Giraffe Will Put His Neck On The Line For Your Baby
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Warren Newton, dad of four, and Innovative Baby Products want you to meet Gerry. Gerry’s formal name is Deluxe Bounceroo, but that’s a mouth

FunPod HighChair Is The Perfect Kitchen Accessory For The Little Foodie
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The award-winning FunPod by Little Helper is about to become even more helpful. The FunPod HighChair will be the world’s first 5 in 1 highch

Bitybean Child Carrier: Big Idea, Compact Solution
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I love when simple solutions evolve from complex problems. I also love when big products and product lines come from small businesses. Bityb

CogniToys Has Made The World's Smartest Dino Using IBM Watson
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Kids ask a lot of questions. They want to know why and how. And just when you think you have satisfied their curiosity, they come up with an