"Why Am I the Only One Who's Pink?"

As a mother to "virtual twins" in a multiracial, blended family, I've learned to validate both of my children for who they are.

Children in a multiracial family

Being Mom to “virtual twins”—one African-American, one white; one adopted, one biological—has taught me to validate both of my children for who they are.


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