• I'm Black With A Blonde Son - No, He's Not Adopted, But I Am

    10 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    “Is he YOURS? Is he... adopted ?”
    This is the two-part question I've been asked on a regular basis since my son was about four months old and began to sprout his towhead blonde hair. His eyes have remained newborn-blue and his skin is so fair that he legit once got a sunburn on a partly cloudy day (for which the pediatrician judged me hard, I could just tell).
    Courtesy of Leah Olson
    My son is a carbon copy of what my husband looked like as a child, but the reason people question whether he's “mine” is because I'm Black. Technically, I am a biracial woman who is half “African American” and...
    Read more ...