Snappy Answers to Annoying Adoption Questions

When you are the parents of a child adopted from overseas, you often get asked well meaning but annoying questions.  Here is a guide to some snappy answers to a few of these questions.

Q         Is his father Chinese?

A         Yes, but don’t tell my husband.


Q         So where is he from?

A         Mt Lawley


Q         Does he know he’s adopted?

A         He does now.  Thanks a lot.


Q         Can you speak to him?

A         No, we communicate by semaphore.