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Finding Family in a Far Away Land: An Adoption Story

“I love retelling my adopted daughters about the day we met or my older children about the day they were born. The little details mean the most.”

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10 Words & Phrases You Might Not Know Are Racist

Over time and with a greater understanding of one another’s experiences, we can learn to communicate with greater sensitivity.

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7 Important Places to Visit with Kids for Black History Month

Here are places to teach your kids about Black History Month in a tangible, hands-on way.

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Warning: These Classic Books Have Major Racial Stereotypes

From Little House on the Prairie to Peter Pan, these tomes prove that they aren’t necessarily timeless.

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These Kid-Friendly Playlists will Help You to Talk About Equity

YouTube Kids has curated a playlist about how to talk to kids about racial injustice based on their age.

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PBS Offers Resources for Talking to Children About Race & Racism

PBS has advice to help parents prepare for difficult conversations and start discussions at an early age. 

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How to Educate your Children on Riots & Protests

What’s on the news can be scary to kids but not talking to them about it can be even scarier. Mom, educational psychologist and parenting expert Reena B. Patel weighs in.

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How to Talk to Your Child about Racial Differences

Don’t be afraid to acknowledge racial differences, albeit in a positive way, pointing out your child’s or someone else’s wonderful hair or beautiful skin.

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This Teacher Made Art Inclusive for Her Classroom in the Most Unique Way

One teacher is helping kids to understand the rainbow within.

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An Open Letter to My Black Sons About Racism

Photo: Unsplash
Dear Sons:
I fear I’ve failed you by teaching you skin color doesn’t matter . . . when clearly it does. Maybe I should’ve taught you something different. Something closer to the truth.

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What I’m Teaching my Son in the Wake of the Election

Editor’s Note: The views expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Red Tricycle.

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At 3, my son is too young to be cognizant of what…

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