When children are adopted, their parents often become the recipients of savior or superhero comments from strangers.
Adoptive parents, like all parents, are proud of their children and their family.
Story continuesHowever, complimenting parents for choosing adoption is deeply problematic.
What really happened in our family is that birth parents chose us, among a sea of potential parents, to adopt our children.
I am not superhero or a savior, and my children aren’t required to appease you.