Monthly Archives: August 2010

LIE Links

Adoptee files class action suit: Irish babies used as guinea pigs for vaccine [O Solo Mama] An Irish adoptee now living in Philadelphia has filed a class action suit in US court against the multinational drug giant GlaxoSmithKline for experimenting with a … Continue reading

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Framing Children’s Deviance

Written by Love Isn’t Enough guest contributor Lisa; originally published at Sociological Images Leontine G. sent in a troubling example of the framing of children’s deviance, and their own complicity in this framing. While we usually try to keep text … Continue reading

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Ask LIE: How to address a parent’s “blindness”

Dear LIE, I’ve been on-and-off following LIE for awhile now and I have a question. I am a white 19 year old who grew up in a small town in Connecticut where we had maybe one family in the entire … Continue reading

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Open Thread

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Picture

This picture is of a reader’s daughter graduating from VPK.  Look at that smile! Tweet

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You don’t have “mixed-girl’s hair”

written by Love Isn’t Enough contributor Liz Dwyer; originally published at Los Angelista’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness Did you know that I have weird, frizzy, nappy hair and I shouldn’t? Apparently, since one of my parents is white, … Continue reading

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We need more black children’s books on Border’s bookshelves NOW [MyBrownBaby]  My neighborhood Borders was running a children’s book drive for a local hospital and since Denene loves the children and books, I offered to purchase two books for donation. … Continue reading

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The Myth of Innocence

written by Love Isn’t Enough guest contributor Anne Sibley O’Brien; originally published at Coloring Between the Lines. More than a decade ago, I participated in an “Undoing Racism” workshop run by the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond. During a … Continue reading

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Open Thread

Readers, what is on your mind this week? Tweet

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

This is Nathan, who just turned two! Tweet

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I don’t talk about strollers; I talk about race

written by Love Isn’t Enough contributor Liz Dwyer; originally published at Los Angelista’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness Mom blogger. There’s a whole lot of mom bloggers these days. But what is a mom blogger? Is she a mom … Continue reading

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Raising Happiness by Christine Carter, Ph.D. (Review) [Big WOWO]   I sometimes put my name on the waiting lists for popular books at the library.  I requested the book Raising Happiness by Christine Carter probably three or four months ago.  I … Continue reading

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Boy? Girl? Who Cares?

Written by Love Isn’t Enough co-editor Sarah So tomorrow is my second trimester ultrasound and I am excited, but really nervous…and not just because tomorrow is the day when they will let me know if everything is looking anatomically okay … Continue reading

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Ask LIE

Dear LIE readers, I’m turning this format a bit on its head today by asking  for LIE readers’ thoughts on my own question. I was part of a conversation recently that started as a discussion among mostly white adoptive parents … Continue reading

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Its Time For A Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic!

Brother and sister: two peas in a pod! Tweet

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Open Thread

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Why You Shouldn’t Take Your Child to See Karate Kid (and Why You Should Maybe Limit Your Child’s TV Consumption as Well)

I recently had a conversation about the Karate Kid with Ankhesen Mie (who writes at her eponymous blog) that I am excited to share with you. It was inspired by something Ankhesen wrote in a brief blog post titled “Why … Continue reading

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Some girls’ puberty age still falling, study suggests   [LA Times] Doctors and parents were stunned when research published more than a decade ago found American girls were beginning puberty at much younger ages, some as early as 7. A new … Continue reading

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A Request for LIE Readers

The editors at LIE received this request by email last week, and we thought we’d pass it along to all of you. Please visit the link and offer feedback if you are so inclined. Dear Love Isn’t Enough, I work … Continue reading

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What to do when your child discovers “private parts”

written by Love Isn’t Enough columnist Bianca Laureano A reader recently sent in a query seeking advice on how to work with her young son’s sudden infatuation with saying “I have a penis! Daddy has a penis! Mommy has a … Continue reading

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