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Go Ahead, Ask Me About Our Adoption

The other day my daughter and I were playing on the playground after school. A kid, around 8 or 9 if I had to guess, came up to us and asked. “Are you her Mom?” “Yep.” I said. “Is she adopted?” he whispered with extra emphasis on the word ‘adopted.’ “You don’t have to whisper […]

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Defining “Real”

“Will we be meeting Grady’s dad?” Questions like this have always made me squirm a little, even though they really shouldn’t. I know you didn’t mean to strike a nerve, and the question was asked merely so you could understand our family dynamic a little better. I wasn’t the least bit offended, honestly. So I gave you […]

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