“Are You Her Mother?”

“Are You Her Mother?”

This is an excerpt from my blog post on ModernMom.com

My family loves celebrating “firsts.” First anything. First smile, first word, first birthday, first haircut – you get the idea. But on my daughter’s first day of school in her dual language (English/Korean) classroom, we got our first “are you her mother?” question.

As a biracial mom raising multicultural children faced with questions like this, I have to remind myself that most people are just curious. My first inclination is to answer, “who do you think I am?” But I don’t, because I have been trained.

To read the entire post please visit ModernMom.com

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