I Know You Mean Well, But Please Stop Telling Me How Much Our Baby Looks Like Me

Since I gave birth to my daughter, people think I’m her biological mother — I’m not.

Katie Acosta
Apparently

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“I saw a picture of your daughter today. She is so cute. I can’t get over how much she looks like you.”

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Katie Acosta
Apparently

I am a queer, woman of color, scholar-activist. writing about parenting, loving, forgiving and struggle