Saturday, November 28, 2009

The limitations of genetics

Will the baby have blue eyes?, she asked. "Yes," I told her. "Daddy and I both have blue eyes, which is why you and L have blue eyes, and the baby will have blue eyes, too."

He'll have the same things as me?, she asked, with disappointment I hadn't anticipated in her voice.

He'll have white skin? "Well, your Daddy and I both have white skin, so yes, the baby will have white skin - just like L, and just like you."

Ohh...I wanted a baby with brown skin. Pin It