My Perfect Breakdown


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

People keep saying You’re A Big Boy Now to Little MPB.  Usually that sentence is followed with something like …so you don’t need your soother any more. …so you can start using the toilet now. …so you shouldn’t throw your food at dinner time because big boys don’t throw food. Heck, I’ll admit, I’ve said these things too.  Probably because it just comes naturally to use this language. And, it’s always just… Read More