Parenting

The Culture Shock of Pre-school

Have you ever worked with pre-school kids? I recently had an opportunity to be a teacher’s aide at a pre-school and it was one of the most insightful experiences into the development of not only cross-cultural skills among kids, but also the culture shock of school that children experience for the very first time in […]

Interracial Family Creates Blog in Response to Cheerios Ad

After the backlash to the recent Cheerios ad was blasted across the Internet earlier this month, it seemed inevitable that the many multiracial citizens of this country would respond. “We Are the 15 Percent,”  started by interracial couple Michael David Murphy and Alyson West, is a beautiful tribute to the many interracial families in the […]

Mixed Up Clothing Q&A

We had the amazing opportunity to ask Sonia N Kang, the founder of Mixed Up Clothing, a few questions about her fantastic company! Mixed Nation: What inspired you to create Mixed Up Clothing? Sonia: Since my childhood days I have been sewing, designing and upcycling fashion for friends and family. I was born in Puerto Rico, raised in Hawaii before coming to […]

Mixed Me: A Tale of a Girl Who is Both Black and White

Mixed Me is a colorful children’s book about a little girl who is mixed with black and white. She light-heartedly pokes fun at what it’s like to live life as a mixed girl and about some of the assumptions other people make about her as a result. What’s beautiful about this book is that little […]

“I Am Mixed” Q&A

The “I Am Mixed” children’s book was created to help multicultural & mixed race children be proud of who they are. It helps deal with identity issues and encourages them to be happy about all parts of their mix. This book has wonderful illustrations & great word flow for easy reading. It also has some […]

On Being Raised by a Single Korean Mother

Every time that I get the urge to buy something, I think about the wise words that my mother told me years ago when I went off to college: “Credit cards are bad. Never use one unless it’s for an emergency.” At the time I thought that she was being a typical frugal Korean, but […]

Thoughts on Raising a Biracial Child

The first time I found out that my husband and I would be expecting our first child I was so overjoyed. I had always dreamed of becoming a mom. With excitement came fear – I worried how my child would be treated by society. Would he or she be forced to pick one race over […]

It’s a Baby Girl for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West!

Last night on the season eight premiere of the widely popular Keeping Up With The Kardashians, it was revealed that Kim and Kanye are having a baby girl! Her mom Kris and sisters Kourtney and Khloe surrounded the mom-to-be when she found out the news during an ultrasound. Source: Metro UK On discovering the news […]

Social Media Helps Map #Hatespeech

Researchers at Humboldt State University went through a year of geocoded tweets with specific words. These words were negative and often related to bigoted hate speech. Each tweet was read in context and the positive and neutral comments using the terminology were excluded from the study. This study helped track the use pattern of racial slurs […]

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