My child is transgender.
He was once a she.
When He Was Anna: A Mom's Journey Into the Transgender World is a mother's brutally honest story of the stress and confusion that consumed her family in the early years of her child's transition from female to male. In the end, there is one certainty--the struggle is real; so is the love.
In "When He Was Anna: A Mom's Journey Into the Transgender World," Patti courageously shares her doubts, anxiety, and gut-wrenching questions she has about her teenager's difficult choice. In this beautiful, raw, and emotional book, Patti bares her soul. Through humor and candor, Patti shares her journey and allows other parents a chance to honestly explore their feelings so they can make their way through the complicated world of parenting, pronouns and loving a transgender child.