Tag: differences

Please Be Nice to My Son: A Mom’s Thoughts on the...

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As I walked my youngest into his classroom on the first day of school, I was eyeing the kids inside and silently begging, “Please...

My Daughter and I Are Different and It’s Going to Be...

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It’s crazy to me how I literally grow a human being, and yet she turns out to be so different from me. We look...

Eight Hot Topic Books to Read With or Without Your Older...

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I enjoy books in many genres, but young adult fiction is by far my favorite section in any bookstore. For years our house had...

Being Different: A Mom’s Plea for Acceptance

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It was the day after the election and my son had decided to spend the night with grandma, so we took this as an...

Talking to Your Kids About Others with Physical Differences

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My youngest son, Oliver, was born without his right hand. We adopted him from China when he was ten months old, so he is...

It’s Enough to Not Be Enough

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Recently, a friend contacted me when an exchange student (scheduled to arrive in one week) suddenly had no Oregon host family. The student’s photo...