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What Cultural Norms Around Bare Feet Taught This Mother in Guatemala - Her barefoot baby ended up giving her a lesson on poverty and privilege.

The Sofia Martinez Series: Chapter Books for Early Readers - An engaging early reader chapter book with a central character of color, and with a narrative that integrates language and cultural nuances.

How My Two Year Old is Teaching Me Thai - My sons Thai helps break down barriers. Without him, I might be just another foreigner.

10 Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Child - 10 things you may want to consider before sending in that adoption application.

10 Best Children’s Books for Gifts - Our Editors favorite multicultural books for this holiday season.


What Cultural Norms Around Bare Feet Taught This Mother in Guatemala

Her barefoot baby ended up giving her a lesson on poverty and privilege.



The Sofia Martinez Series: Chapter Books for Early Readers

An engaging early reader chapter book with a central character of color, and with a narrative that integrates language and cultural nuances.



How My Two Year Old is Teaching Me Thai

My sons Thai helps break down barriers. Without him, I might be just another foreigner.



10 Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Child

10 things you may want to consider before sending in that adoption application.



10 Best Children’s Books for Gifts

Our Editors favorite multicultural books for this holiday season.



Will Three Languages Confuse a Young Child?

I speak Spanish. My wife speaks Italian. We are raising our son in the U.S. Is 3 languages too many when he is really young?



11 African-American Children’s Books for Christmas and Kwanzaa

Some great childrens books featuring African-American characters that celebrate Christmas and Kwanzaa as well as a short explanation of Kwanzaa.



What I Can Do as a White Mom After Darren Wilson’s Acquittal

How do I explain to my kids the racism that does not come in the form of explicit laws and overt, blatant prejudice?



10 Multicultural Children’s Books that Make Adults Cry

10 books to uproot, transport and make us part of an experience far away or from another time. And we dare you not to cry.



Why This Mom Banned the Word ‘Weird’ From Her Kids’ Vocabulary

It all started with the guy at the garden store. His face was splotched with purple burns—not badly, but enough for my kids to notice and be scared, making loud comments in the store.



The Cultural Battleground of Sleepovers

Why many multicultural families approach seemingly simple topics like sleepovers from very different angles.



Are Parents Too Overprotective in the West and Too Lax in the East?

Is picking up a strangers child invasive?



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What Cultural Norms Around Bare Feet Taught This Mother in Guatemala

Her baby's bare feet ended up being a lesson on poverty and privilege.

Why We Need to Read Multicultural Children's Books

Children need to see the world around them reflected in books.

How My Two Year Old is Teaching Me Thai

I am just another "farang" or stranger until my son starts speaking fluent Thai

10 Things You Should Know Before Adopting a Child

What you may want to consider before sending in that adoption application.
Michelle: This is an eye-opening piece. After just returning from Mexico, I see that we have so much privilege and we don't always realize how it appears to others. We (and our traveling companions)...
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Thanks for beautiful post. As a muslim parenting is huge responsibility for us. May Allah make us good parents and make our kids source of blessings for us in both world...
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I am Australian with a British background. I have five daughter's and I am not keen on 'sleep overs' at all. I do not think I'll be allowing it. My husband is Australian with an Italian backgroun...
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