I have such an awesome family! 🙂
While shopping the other day, one of the things I was looking for was cording for a necklace that my youngest son wanted me to repair. While comparing products I overheard a mother behind me instruct her child to “pick out a boy color for Adam—so, either that blue or green.” Now, those who know me well would not be surprised that my internal reaction was one of, umm, frustration—even, perhaps, a desire to turn and say something like, “I’m sorry, but, color does not discriminate—it is not gender specific!” I did not say anything, in case anyone wondered . . . . I, however, was surprised by the intensity with which I felt almost angry—well, yeah, it was anger. And, I had to take a moment to reflect on what was going on.
So, I did a little research . . . . Specifically, I…
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