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Why Diversity in Childrens Books Matters

Why Diversity in Children’s Books Matters

Since I read primarily books by Asian-American women writers to supplement my very traditional dead white guy literary education, my children do not have to wait until college to discover women writers and writers of color in a women's studies class.
Preparing children for racism

Preparing our Children for Racism, Part 2

After my six-year-old’s first brush with racism, I had to act. So how do we prepare our children for racism? Start early, remember and examine our own experiences, practice coping methods ahead of time, build self-esteem and a strong sense of identity, teach them to tell an adult, and show them how to take action.
Preparing our children for racism

Preparing our Children for Racism — Part 1

How do we prepare our children for racism? Here is what I learned from other parents, experts and my own life: Start early, remember and examine our own experiences, practice coping methods ahead of time, build self-esteem and a strong sense of identity, teach them to tell an adult and show them how to take action. Here's what I mean.
raising confident asian American girls

How to Raise Strong and Confident Asian Pacific American Daughters

A few years ago, I took a seminar called, "Raising Strong and Confident Daughters." My husband laughed at me. "Could our daughters be any stronger or more confident?"
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7 Countries to Visit for an Adventurous Family Vacation

If London makes you yawn, you’ve been there and done Costa Rica, and Tulum is so last year then check out our top seven countries for an...
Ramadan lantern craft

Ramadan Craft: Sun Catchers (Instructions)

Here, we are going to provide you detailed instructions on how your kid can make a Sun Catchers Ramadan Craft. Before you start with the instruction get...