Raising A Teenager Is Different.

I haven't written about Kaleb much lately.  Not because he hasn't given me some material, he's a teenager, after all. 😉  But, most of it has been just that.  He's a teenager.  And, wow, aren't they just plain irritating??  I mean, really!  He has all the answers and doesn't mind telling you. haha. And, even though, … Continue reading Raising A Teenager Is Different.

Does My Daughter Feel Different?

I read a lot about how different transracially adopted kids can feel and it always makes me worry.  I like to think that it's not that big of a deal, but I'm sure that's a bit of denial talking.  You only have to clink a link on the internet to find a story about how hard it … Continue reading Does My Daughter Feel Different?

Understanding My Son

So, I took William to counseling, the other day.  Each time, she talks to me first so I can update her on William's progress or issues.  I often feel like I'm the one being counseled.  She has even  suggested that I come in to see her myself if I can find the time.  Would you believe that she … Continue reading Understanding My Son

The Mind Of My Troubled Son

There is no doubt that William was the one most affected by his past.  While I can give you examples of how everything affected the other three....like the fact that Antwan's speech was about a year behind because, by all accounts, no one really talked to him for the year before we got him.  Or … Continue reading The Mind Of My Troubled Son

Fighting For My Children

There's a difference between prejudice and racism.  We all have prejudices.  Right or wrong, I think we all do.  The trick is to recognize them and not to let those prejudices dictate your behavior.  Because then you are a racist. Growing up, I had black friends.  It wasn't a big deal.  Why should it be?  … Continue reading Fighting For My Children