Films Like ‘The Boss Baby’ Can Be Painful for Adoptees and Foster Kids


During family movie night some years ago, in an effort to spare my daughters’ delicate sensibilities, I lunged for the remote control to stifle “Jerry Maguire” during a sex scene I’d forgotten all about. What I managed to hit was the fast-forward button. What ensued onscreen might be described as high-speed porn.
The daughters laughed, mostly at their father, but there was a lesson to be learned: Develop a better trigger finger. Also, the media is a minefield. You have to watch your step.
Parents of young children know this; parents of adopted and foster kids know it even better. It’s a lesson I was reminded when “The Boss Baby” became an unexpected hit, and some adoptive and foster parents found themselves dealing with messages their children find painful.
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