My daughter asks endless, complex questions about adoption. My son asks none. How can I best support my children, who have the same birth mother, as they grow?
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It is impossible to predict how your momma's heart will feel when the hard adoption questions come. I know I was not ready for the conversation that came a couple of weeks ago.
Rather than teach our children to love and accept everyone in spite of their color, we have sought to teach them to love everyone and to celebrate, acknowledge, and respect their color and all that comes attached to it.
Learning to braid my adopted African-American daughter's hair was hard. Leaving it out in an afro brought different challenges.
In Ecuador, my homeland, adoption is not the norm and transracial adoption is even rarer. But on my most recent trip home, I found a way to encourage understanding of my family.
As I watched my four-year-old son, happily playing the role of the playground monster, I wondered -- will he one day be unwillingly thrust into that role, due to racial stereotyping?
How I wish I could provide my daughter with a picture of her birth mother. How I wish I could see a picture. But my children's birth mother chose a closed adoption.
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