“I’m Erin mixed African American, American Indian /German and these are my beautiful mixed daughters Brielle 3 and Jocelyn almost 1. Everyone thinks I’m either babysitting the older one or that they can’t be full sisters because they look so different but they are! One just looks like my husband and the other takes after […]
When I began to identify myself as multiracial, I didn’t make it public. Not because I consciously chose not to, but because I didn’t think anyone would find it significant. My racial and ethnic identity is my own and I didn’t think that my shift from identifying myself as “white” to “multiracial” would affect anyone. […]
Imagine being approached and asked, “Why are you white and your kids are brown?” That’s exactly what a child said to someone I know. We talked about our experiences dealing with children who appear shocked by our mixed families. They don’t understand why we are all different shades. I’m not at all insulted by their […]
Mixed Nation’s beauty blogger Elizabeth Berry shows you how to do a Twisted Side Braid! It’s perfect for a summer party or hanging out at the beach. Braid the entire thing or just halfway down! Also check out our Q&A with Elizabeth Berry to learn more about her style, beauty and inspiration!
We must also build what I call an ABS (absolute belief system) in order to succeed at a level that most of the world would see as unrealistic. Is there anything in the world that man has created, that someone else wouldn’t have called unrealistic before its existence? If you take a good look around, […]
“My name is Crystal. My father is African American and my mother is Hungarian and Irish. I love interracial love” – Crystal Marie
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 […]