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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…

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Can a light-skinned biracial woman consider herself black?

Can a light-skinned biracial woman consider herself black? I thought this was a really interesting conversation on biracial identity and especially colorism.  This discussion right here is why “race” doesn’t really make any sense.  There is no one “box”…

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Parenting Awareness: ‘Race’ Talk #2

Parenting Awareness: ‘Race’ Talk #2 Some of you might remember not long ago that I wrote the first in a series of ‘race talks’ with my daughter about skin color.  Read it here » Parenting Awareness: ‘Race’ Talk #1 So today,…

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Limiting Our Children to Protect Them? {Racism Review}

  Protecting Our Kids from Becoming the Next Trayvon Martin I was reading Racism Review earlier this week and came across a really interesting article about how we put limits on our children in order to protect them.  Maybe we…

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Multiracial Families, We Need to Support This! {Mixed Match Film}

  Multiracial Donors Needed! I have a biracial daughter and like many of you, I worry about her future everyday.  I worry about her education, about how she’ll overcome other people’s expectations and about her success in a world…

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For Many Latinos, Racial Identity Is More Culture Than Color {NYTimes}

Monica Almeida/The New York Times “Believe me, I am not a confused person. I know who I am, but I don’t necessarily fit the categories well,” said Erica Lubliner, a medical school graduate of Mexican and Jewish heritage. _____________________________________________________________________________________________…

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#MixedFam Q&A: Interview With Tara Villanueva, Writer & Polynesian Dancer

This post is part of a series of interviews with families like ours, who are ‘mixed’ and Latino.  Read more interviews here: MixedFam Q&A Tara Villanueva is of Puerto-Rican, Hawaiian, and Filipina heritage.  She is a singer-songwriter, polynesian dancer…

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New Study Aims to Explore Multiracial Parenting & Identity

    For mixed families, one of the most important and confusing discussions in parenting often concerns identity.  Mixed, multiracial, multiethnic individuals often have a difficult course set ahead of them in a country ruled by racial categories.  Where…

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Biracial Spider-Man: Bye Bye Peter Parker, Hello Miles Morales!

A New Biracial Spider-Man! Ok, there’s been quite a buzz lately about the new Spider-man and some are excited, but many are wondering, why didn’t Marvel just create a new Black super hero or a Latino super hero, and why mixed?  Why…

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Mixed Identity & Latinos {Multicultural Familia}

Mixed Identity & Latinos There have been a lot of interesting posts in the news and in the blog world lately.  Many that promote the celebration of mixed heritage and some that make us pause to consider, “What does…

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Mixed Latinos & Multiracial Identity

Image Pew Social Trends Mixed Latinos & Multiracial Identity Most times, Americans don’t think of Latinos as being mixed or multicultural, but in reality Latinos are leaders of multiculturalism and mixed families.  Start off with the fact that most…

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How To Raise Confident Multicultural & Multiracial Children

Raising 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…

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How To Raise Confident Multicultural & Multiracial Children

Raising 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…