Carmella Van Vleet

Carmella Van Vleet is a wife, former teacher, and the mother of three young people (ages 22, 20 and 18) who she thinks are pretty cool despite the fact they insisted on growing up. Carmella is also a full-time children’s author who’s committed to including LGBTQ families in her work whenever possible. You can visit her at

Carmella’s Contributions to My Kid Is Gay

October 2017 – What to Do If Your Child Was Outed

August 2015 – Was This Her Subtle Way of Coming Out to Us?

May 2015 – Thinking Outside the Box