"Having 'the Talk' with My Black Son"

Explaining racism to our child is part of our jobs as parents through transracial adoption, but it's not easy to teach your child that some people may fear him because of the color of his skin.

In this personal essay, one mom discusses the challenges of transracial parenting.

It’s not easy to teach your child that people may fear him because of the color of his skin—but it’s something parents through transracial adoption must do.

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