Parenting

Mixed Nation Inspiration: Mandy Crawford

Mixed Nation Inspiration: Mandy Crawford “There is so much hate, but where there is hate, there is love. I want my beautifully blended (Chinese, Filipino, and white) daughter to know that diversity empowers us; it makes the world a beautiful place. Different cultures and ethnicities are part of who we are; it ‘s incredible to be able […]

Kim Kardashian Takes A Stand Against Racism For Her Mixed Race Daughter

Reality superstar Kim Kardashian, shared an extremely personal post on her website explaining how having her beautiful baby girl  North West (with hip hop superstar Kanye West) has opened her eyes to the reality of racism and discrimination in the world. She expressed her fears and concerns on raising a mixed race child in a world where racism is […]

Book Review: That’s My Mum by Henriette Barkow

That’s My Mum is a book that will have obvious significance for many in the Mixed-Heritage communities. One of the things I like about this book is that while the protagonist and first person narrator is Amelia who is brown with a white mother, her best friend whose family gets just as much space on […]

I Hope My Daughter Doesn’t Straighten Her Hair

Every day I style my daughter, Princess’s hair and I admire her beautiful curls. “Do you want a ponytail, braids, or curls?” I ask. “Curls,” she usually responds. Princess rarely wants to wear her hair any other way. I always tell her to love her curls and she clearly does. But I know there will […]

Mixed Nation Reached Over 38 Million People This Week!

We are happy to announce that our facebook page went viral! Mixed Nation’s goal is to empower, inspire and embrace people from all over the world. We celebrate diversity and promote cultural harmony. This week was a great example of our movement truly making a difference! Our facebook page reached over 38,000,000+ people this week! We […]

Book Review: My Mom is a Foreigner but Not to Me by Julianne Moore

I love this book so very much… I can read it ten good times. She represents a child’s experience… With such cool, catchy rhymes. Most of the mother-child relationships in the book are clearly representative of an interracial family (even though we don’t see fathers) with children who look racially different from their mothers. Julianne Moore […]

Book Review: For My Family, Love Allie by Ellen B. Senisi

The author’s choice to illustrate the book with photographs instead of fine artwork adds a unique dimension to this book, which tells the story of Allie, a young, elementary school-aged girl who wants to make a gift for her family members that are visiting tomorrow. On the way to making something special, she helps her […]

Why Representation Matters to Mixed Kids

Like most good, American children, I lived vicariously through television shows in my youth. There were the big four everybody remembers: Nickelodeon, the Disney Channel, PBS, and Cartoon Network – and I watched them all. Come to think of it, most of the shows followed nearly the same formula: children, teenagers, and the odd adult […]

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