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The day the penny dropped that I had stereotyped based on race.  

How could I not know I had that stereotype inside of me?  How did that happen?  I wasn’t raised that way, I didn’t think that way, consciously, that is.  Yet, the stereotype was there, hidden under everything I’d always patted myself on the back about, and when I saw it, I felt overwhelming shame.  Not just for the stereotype itself, but for not knowing it was part of who I was, and how easy it is to fool yourself.  This post is embarrassing, but I also think that growth doesn’t happen in a vacuum, there has to be an awareness to change.  So, I’m sharing with you in hopes of sparking conversations here or elsewhere.  Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 18, 2017 in Adoption

 

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What I’ve been reading…

I’ve read a lot lately so thought it was time to share… Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 16, 2017 in Adoption, adoptive parents

 

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