The longer you’re a parent, especially within the foster or adoption circle, the greater the likelihood you will encounter judgmental people. We’ve been through the ringer with this. However, there are a few ways you can respond that puts you in a better place emotionally, physically and spiritually!
He stared us down from the moment we walked into the Wendy’s restaurant until the moment we left. If glares were audible his would have spewed degrading words through the 20 feet of space that separated us. He wasn’t glaring at our white children. My three younger sons, all white, bounded past him, to the bathroom and he never flinched. They were normal in his eyes. I’ve seen that look a million times in our 14 years of parenting. It was our black children that troubled him.