WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS! … including those about gay, lesbian, and transgendered families. A new publishing company is setting out to create more storybooks to highlight LGBTQ families. Support their kickstarter campaign!
The controversy over Nicki Minaj’s latest album cover has me wondering… “Whose idea of feminism is this anyway?” Why mainstream media is way off when it comes to understanding women’s lib.
It is important to have a wide range of diverse books for children to read. Learn about how you can support the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign May 1-3, 2014.
Now that I am a parent, and my girls are old enough, I want to watch this film with them. My girls are biracial (like me) and I think it will be meaningful for them to see our family represented in the mix of families presented.
What would happen if you filmed your children’s experiences for 13 years from kindergarten through high school graduation and put it all together to make a film? If you were filmmakers, Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, the result would be a new film called American Promise. This film, which won a Sundance Jury Award, airs nationally on PBS on February 3, 2014.
The other day, my husband and I were blown away by a specific comment that one of my girls made during a routine squabble. Daughter “A” decided to pull out the big guns in their verbal tête-à-tête when she “casually” told Daughter “B”… “Your butt is big.” (!) …
The simple act of talking about skin color, may seem superficial. Nonetheless, it can be an important first step in talking about race with very young children and is surprisingly absent from many (White) parents’ conversations with their kids.
Over the past few weeks there has been quite a bit of conversation on the topic of SFUSD and UESF’s budget negotiations. With the prospect
How do you start the conversation with little kids? I’ve always found books to be a great resource. My girls and I can read a story and along the way ask questions about how the characters look, feel and act. When in doubt… find a book!
This week I just couldn’t get enough of celebrating Rev. Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday. I come from a bi-racial family, and if it weren’t for his and others’ tireless work, my parents might not have come together.