Wednesday, July 21, 2010

I was sitting at the park... {hawaii foster care blog}

I was sitting at the park with the kids. A lady started a conversation
with me about my kids not looking alike. I explained 2 were adopted.

She proceeded to have a 10 minute conversation with herself "I went to
one of them places to get me a baby but all they wanted to give me was
sick babies. I told the worker *i don't be needing sick babies* who
wants to take a sick baby home? I wanted me a well one. Why should I
have to suffer with a sick baby when it's not my fault it's all messed
up."

At that point I politely said good bye. Unfortunately I failed to
mention to her that we ONLY take sick babies in our home.

Sent from my iPhone

6 comments:

  1. wow. the things people say. the things people think. so glad there are people like you in the world with hearts open and willing to love, regardless.

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  2. what nerve! sick or well...ALL babies derserve to be in a HAPPY home filled with LOTS of LOVE. two wonderful kiddos are fortunate to have found you to love them unconditionally!

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  3. Good for you for "politely saying goodbye"(Although I would have loved to hear you describe the look on her face if you told her that you only take sick babies!)

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  4. Ipo - right?!? people say the craziest things

    Adri - they are also lucky to have a family with a great support system with people like you!

    Mary - by that point i had been clenching my teeth for ten minutes and mouth could not produce sound - ha ha

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  5. oh my word. Good gracious. So glad you did not waste another minute of your life listening to that!!

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