“Sometimes people are just jerks.” These are the not so deep or overly-thought out words that I said to my kids on Sunday. It’s simple, but true. “Sometimes people do mean things for no good reason.” In hind-sight, I’m not sure what a good reason for being mean is...I said this because when we got … Continue reading What Do You Have Against Peace and Love?
Month: March 2012
Does Counseling Work?
There are two clocks in his office. Neither one works. One is missing a hand and the other is stuck on 3:00. I'm watching him type on his computer, wondering what time it is, wishing I wasn't so hungry, and watching William wonder why he's here. I'm kind of wondering the same thing.After going back and forth between … Continue reading Does Counseling Work?
Would This Happen If My Child Was White?
One thing that I have learned is that when you adopt transracially, it's going to be different. There are things that I have learned about being black and things that I've learned about being the mother of a black child. I've learned that even the most well intentioned person will make a prejudiced statement and that there … Continue reading Would This Happen If My Child Was White?