iAdopting black children changes your perspective. I find myself drawn to other black people now. I also find myself saying things like "other black people" because I now think I am one. : ) I worry about race in a way that I didn't before. I knew racism existed and I knew that I wasn't a racist. But, … Continue reading Raising Black Childen in a White World
Month: June 2011
People in the real world and their questions
Perception is an interesting thing. I live my days with three children that are so much mine, in my heart, that I practically have memories giving birth to them. I know I didn't, though. No need to be concerned for my grasp on reality. : ) I don't dwell on the fact that they're adopted … Continue reading People in the real world and their questions
Adopting foster children and their issues.
He was born 3.5 pounds, 6 weeks premature, at home. He had crack in his system. The biological mother was allowed to go home with him because she was cooperative and, therefore, it was labeled "low-risk." Two years later, he was put into foster care, with his three siblings, when it was obvious that it was … Continue reading Adopting foster children and their issues.