I don't know what I expected to happen when we brought our infant son home from Korea, but I had no idea I'd fall in love so fast.
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We've finally gotten the call to pick up our baby boy in South Korea.
As an olive-skinned woman with dark hair and dark eyes who parents a blonde, blue-eyed daughter, I am questioned frequently by strangers as to whether Josi is mine.
Tangled isn't an adoption movie, but it touches on several relevant themes about home, birthparents, and adoption. Will my children notice, and if so, how will I talk about these topics?
We're on our way to becoming a transcultural family, but it doesn't come naturally yet. It sure is fun, though.
The more we talk about Dylan, the son we're waiting to bring home from Seoul, the more Josi seems to identify--in narrative, at least--as Asian.
Talking openly and honestly about birth and adoption with my daughters has proven to me that as parents, we all get it right at least part of the time.
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