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Letter to the mother who asked my kid to stop talking about his adoption

  To the mother of my son's best friend, You made it very clear to me over a collection of incredibly rude texts that you believe that my parenting is insufficient and that letting my son know about his full past is poor parenting. That it is inappropriate for him to talk about his experiences… Continue reading Letter to the mother who asked my kid to stop talking about his adoption

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How We Define Ourselves

Tonight, as I kissed the forehead of my sleeping five-year-old daughter, I sat beside her bed in the half-lit room and looked down at this beautiful person who traveled halfway around the world and gave me, ME,  the gift of parenting her. Suddenly it struck me how fragile it all is. How we can bring… Continue reading How We Define Ourselves