I bought a rubbermaid tote for the baby bargains I’ve been finding. Including these adorable pajamas with monkeys on them.
Until two of Croi’s students (she is a teacher) got into a fight that started when one (Hispanic boy) called the other (African American boy) an ape.
And, we thought, Uh-oh. Those words have pretty historic terrible connotations. That being two white women we just NEVER thought of. But, considering the population of our city, odds are high that we will have a non-white child. That we certainly can’t refer to as monkey.
Imagine the look of horror on a social worker’s face.
In my defense, we were thinking of a safari themed nursery 😉
Shaking my head, and off to find a new nickname….