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How To Raise Confident Multiracial Children

How To Raise Confident Multiracial Children Like most parents, I’ve thought a lot about my daughter’s future.  I have considered race, culture, language, religion and so many other factors that will become a part of her developing identity.  Being the mother of biracial children, it’s been a growing concern for me. While our nation is increasingly diverse, there are still factors that can leave kids feeling less than confident about their heritage and wondering where they fit in.  This can…

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Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism

Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism Recently, I was reading a post from Multilingual Living and I couldn’t help but smile.  I loved Corey’s “10 Reasons Why You Should Marry a Foreigner“!  I can’t say that every point on…

Best Bilingual, Multicultural & Educational Television for Kids

Best Bilingual / Multicultural & Educational Television for Kids

  Best Bilingual / Multicultural & Educational Television for Kids These days there are a growing number of bilingual programs that teach language and cultural lessons to kids.  Many more shows include diverse characters.  Here is a list of…

Study finds: White children are more negative about race

“White kids are far more negative about racial interactions than black kids.” I think most people have seen this to be true and there are plenty of studies to back up this statement.  The reality is…race is a problem…

Top Multicultural Resources

Favorite Multicultural Resources {Multicultural Mondays}

Favorite Multicultural Resources This is a Multicultural Mondays post!  To join in, CLICK HERE for details and come back to this post to add your link!  :) I’m a little late posting this because the weekend ran over into my week…and then my internet was…

Code-Switching is Part of Our Multicultural Identity

Multiculturals & Code-Switching Have you ever noticed that you have one set of verbal and non-verbal attributes in one conversation and then participate differently in the next?  Our accents may change, our expressions, body language and even our whole…

The ‘Good’ & ‘Bad’ of Interracial Relationships

The ‘Good’ & ‘Bad’ of Interracial Relationships One of the disadvantages of being an interracial couple is the fact that you have to bite your tongue so often in order to get by unscathed.  There is so much more that can…

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Multicultural Mondays Blog Hop: Growing Up Global {Greetings}

  This week, for Multicultural Monday, I’m continuing my reading from Homa Sabet Tavangar’s Growing Up Global.  This week’s chapter was about greetings and how important they are for forming friendships that can allow us to see others as…