Very geeked we are. And big thanks to the THE2NDHAND crew for that. Excerpt? Cool.
It doesn’t matter that he’s little, and doesn’t seem to know anything.
He knows she’s different, that her family is different, different than us certainly, and just different, period.
She is the queen of the playground, with her long hair blowing in the
wind and her flip-flops scattered among the detritus as she walks
barefoot along the top of the monkey bars.
He is mesmerized, you are mesmerized. She is a vision, and she is
nothing like him. She is fearless and free to be whatever it is she
wants to be.
You wonder if her awesomeness has something to do with the fact that
she has two dads, but you do not know. You don’t even know what you
What you do know is that the dad who doesn’t stay at home tends to be
in the playground at night like you when the workday is over. And that
he smiles a lot.
What you also know is that your kid thinks he knows something about
some part of this, and he wants, even needs, answers about all of it.
So he asks."