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On a family outing with friends Mr. MPB was recently asked a question: Why is Little MPB’s skin darker then yours? This is remarkable for three reasons: Someone asked Mr. MPB an adoption related question.  Basically no-one asks him questions, they always ask me. It was blunt, and it was matter of fact.  There was no judgement attached. An 8 year old ask it. The conversation proceeded with: Mr. MPB: Little MPB… Read More

I will never profess to be an expert in adoption language.  In fact, I know I’ve gotten it wrong before.  And I’m okay with people correcting me.  In fact, so long as it’s polite and constructive, I’m always open to learning.  And my theory is that anything I can learn to help my son navigate his feelings around adoption, can only be good for him and our family.  And so, I expect this continual learning to be… Read More