A White Latino Baby In a Black Caribbean Family

I HAVE SIX KIDS. DONT SCREAM OR FAINT. YES IM ALWAYS GOING CRAZY. YES MY HOUSE CAN RIVAL ANY ASYLUM ANY DAY. WHAT DO MY HUSBAND AND I DO WHEN WE CANT TAKE IT ANY MORE? WE HOP A PLANE AND FLEE AS THOUGH A THOUSAND RAVENOUS WOLVES ARE CHASING US. LOL. GRENADA IS A GOOD GETAWAY SPOT. GREAT TASTING CARIB BEER AND LOTS OF SEA, SAND AND SURF. SO TOO IS MARGARITA. RIGHT NOW MY HUSBAND HAS TAKEN FOUR OF THE KIDS FISHING AND  IM HOME WITH THE 10 MONTH OLD AND THE TWO YEAR OLD.  THE TWO YEAR OLD IS ADOPTED. THIS STORY IS ABOUT HIM SO LET ME NOT DIGRESS ANY FURTHER. I SPEAK SPANISH. FLUENTLY. I TEACH IT TOO. I HAVE LOTS OF SPANISH FRIENDS. MY PANITAS. SO A SPANISH CHICK I HARDLY KNEW LEFT ME HER NEW BORN BABY. SHE CAME TO MY COUNTRY PREGNANT. I MET HER CAUSE SHE HEARD I SPOKE SPANISH AND CAME TO ME  TO TRANSLATE SOMETHING FOR HER. SHE VISITED ME A COUPLE OF TIMES AND I GUESS SHE FOUND ME TO BE A GREAT MOTHER CAUSE NEXT THING I KNOW SHE ASKED ME TO TAKE THE BABY WHEN SHE GAVE BIRTH. I HAVE HIM SINCE HE WAS TWO DAYS OLD NOW HE IS TWO  YEARS. I HAVE NO CONTACT WITH THE MOTHER, SHE RETURNED TO HER COUNTRY AFTER GIVING BIRTH. THIS TWO YEARS HAVE BEEN A REAL TRYING TIME AND A LEARNING EXPERIENCE  FOR ME. ITS DIFFICULT TO DEAL WITH A BABY WHO EXHIBITS SERIOUS EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL PROBLEMS  BECAUSE HE FELT REJECTED IN HIS MOTHERS WOMB. NOT TO GIVE TOO MUCH DETAILS BUT YOU CAN IMAGINE. SHE DRANK, SMOKED AND PARTIED LITERALLY THROUGHOUT HER PREGNANCY. I WOULD LEAVE HER PROFESSION UP TO YOU. SO MY BEAUTIFUL LATINO BABY SHOWS NO FEAR OF STRANGERS ALTHOUGH I TRY TO TEACH HIM THE DANGERS.  HE DOES OTHER STUFF SO UNLIKE A NORMAL TWO YEAR OLD. SO IM HOPING THAT PROPER SOCIALIZATION, AN EXTREMELY LOVING YET FIRM ENVIRONMENT WOULD TEACH HIM THE INTRINSIC SKILLS NEEDED TO SURVIVE IN THIS WORLD. THE PROBLEMS ARE MANY. THERE ARE A FEW, WHO WHEN THEY OBSERVE HIS BEHAVIOUR FEEL I SHOULD SEND HIM BACK FROM WHENCE HE CAME AND THERE ARE THE FEW UNCLE TOMS WHO CANT SEE PAST COLOUR. THEY HAVE BEEN INDOCTRINATED TO BELIEVE THAT EVERYTHING WHITE IS GOOD AND PURE. SO THEY ENCOURAGE ALL THE BAD HABITS. MIND YOU IF WAS A BLACK CHILD HE WOULD HAVE BEEN LABELLED, CONDEMNED AND REJECTED.  ANYWAYS IM HOPING AND PRAYING THAT A LOVING ENVIRONMENT TRIUMPHS. THAT MY BEAUTIFUL LATINO BABY WITH THE HUMBLE SPIRIT AND CAPTIVATING SMILE WOULD REFLECT THE BEAUTY AND PRIDE OF HIS LATINO HERITAGE AND HIS BLACK UPBRINGING. SAY YEAH YEAH.

CHICATRINI CHICATRINI
36-40, F
Mar 10, 2007