Monthly Archives: September 2007

Good hair and bad hair: the silent messages our children receive

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Liz Dwyer A couple of weeks ago, I was at someone’s home talking with another woman who was also a guest. As we talked, my two sons were hovering around, quietly doing their usual Power Rangers … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Alexis writes: “My Beautiful 9 year old Katera who’s a competitive dancer whose sure to be a star someday. She is is the love of my … Continue reading

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Inviting me to the party

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey This past Friday was our school’s annual Fall Picnic. As you may recall, last spring I wrote about being snubbed from a Mom’s Night Out event in which … Continue reading

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When parents disrupt or dissolve an adoption

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey Okay, I’m going to start off being blunt. When a person adopts a child and then disrupts or dissolves that adoption, they are re-traumatizing the child and they … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: What resources on adoption can I give to my daughter’s pre-school teacher?

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, I’m looking for some resources on talking about race, adoption, and transracial adoption that I can pass on to my daughter’s preschool teacher. I’ve googled a variety of things but haven’t had much luck. Anything anyone can … Continue reading

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Please fill out 5-minute survey

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Could you do me a huge favor? I’m constantly striving to make this blog as compelling and relevant as possible for you. But I need your help to take it to the next level! Please fill … Continue reading

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Helping teachers understand adoption

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Margie Perscheid, originally published at Third Mom My approach was to keep it simple – both because as a former teacher I knew that my children’s teachers would have limited time to spend reading the packet, … Continue reading

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Put an Anti-Racist Parent widget on your site!

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Get great free widgets at Widgetbox!Do you want to share your love of Anti-Racist Parent with people who read your blog, MySpace, Facebook profile, or any other site? Then add an Anti-Racist Parent widget! It updates … Continue reading

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Ask ARP: What should I do about my daughter thinking that “white babies are better?”

Dear Anti-Racist Parent, First, thank you for the resources you provide and facilitate the provision of – I have very much appreciated reading the columnists and discussions on your site. Second, I’m very much hoping you and those who frequent … Continue reading

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Gratuitous cute kid pic!

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Anti-Racist Parent Rachel Lerman writes: “So which one is adopted? Neither, they’re twins!” If you’d like to submit a pic to us, please email us at team@loveisntenough.com. Please … Continue reading

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Making me a liar: responding to intrusive questions about my children

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Natasha Sky I hear one question from strangers more often than any other: “Are they all yours?” The second most common question goes something like this, “Are some of your children adopted?” Long ago I stopped … Continue reading

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Addicted to Race 81: Where Are the Bloggers of Color?

by Carmen Van Kerckhove A brand-new episode (No. 81) of Addicted to Race is out! Addicted to Race is New Demographic’s weekly podcast about America’s obsession with race. Carmen and Kai discuss the racial divide in the blogosphere. White bloggers … Continue reading

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