Protecting My Sensitive Child

There are many difficult things about being a parent.  Watching your child suffer while feeling powerless to stop it ranks up there.  William has always had it rough.  Rough compared to his siblings, rough compared to his friends, and rough, in general.  He lives in a house with an older brother who is naturally good … Continue reading Protecting My Sensitive Child

When I Was A Little Girl.

Motherhood.  It's such a common thing and yet for some it is (or was) so hard to achieve.  We take it on cavalierly like it's not a big deal and is all at the same time.  We try to do our best as we take on the power to completely make or break someone.  If you want to … Continue reading When I Was A Little Girl.

Exposing My Kids To Their Culture.

When you adopt transracially, the concern about whether you can adequately expose your children to their black culture and educate them on what it's like to be black in America is a valid one.  I have read that many families have chosen to move to more "black" areas, thus making themselves the minority, instead of … Continue reading Exposing My Kids To Their Culture.