If you felt uncomfortable or outraged reading about the Myka Stauffer adoption case, here’s why: The unique factor about Myka Stauffer is the culmination of almost every adoption trope and controversial practice that there is no room left to say what they, as adoptive parents, did well. This case is about Huxley and the Stauffer family, but it is also about the public’s desperation to believe in the fantasy of adoption and anger at being shown the truth of what can, and often does, go wrong.
Originally posted on ethioanonymama:
The following is from my seven year-old daughter. We came up with the questions together but the answers are 100% hers. What does it feels like…
While walking with a friend to dinner, I chatted about my day and important recent events. When I looked over to the spot she had been standing, I saw just […]