January 9, 2017-Past Bedtime (again)

*I think she’s sleeping. But I’m wrong.*

“Mommy?”

“Yeah, babe?”

“Can you give away a baby if you don’t want it?”

“Yep. It’s called adoption. If a woman has a baby and she can’t keep it, or take care of it, or maybe she doesn’t want it, she can give it to a family who does want the baby. Daddy and Aunt Lisa are both adopted.”

“Oh.”

“Is that it?”

“That’s a good way for boys to get a baby.”

“Sure, if a couple is two dads, they might want to adopt a baby, since they can’t have one of their own so easily.”

“That’s nice.”

“It’s more like wonderful. Good night, babe.”

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