My “What Not to Say” list is really, really short.

I see these lists all the time.  WHAT NOT TO SAY…to an Adoptive Parent, to an Autism Mom, to Kids with Scars, to People Wearing Blue Shirts. (Are you a smurf? I kid, I kid, but I kinda sorta feel we’re one HuffPost piece away from this.) I have a Chinese… Continue reading »

“Is His Dad Chinese?” (International Adoption, Post 1)

There is no hiding that my son is not biologically mine. I am a blue-eyed blonde in Phoenix, Arizona, and my son is a seven-year-old Chinese maniac. Wherever we go, his adoption runs front and center.  This is not a bad thing.  We get a lot of the “head-tilt and… Continue reading »