Author Archives: Natasha Sky

Reclaiming the Holidays

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Natasha Sky Our family holidays and traditions focus on family. (We will be with more than 50 members of one side of my husband’s extended family for Thanksgiving next week.) Our family’s holiday celebrations also revolve … Continue reading

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Who Belongs?

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Natasha Sky My son was writing in his workbook the other day. We’re homeschooling in the eclectic-semi-unschooling-style; the workbooks have been around for over a year–my kids think they’re fun. The books are actually a great … 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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Response to a Transracially Adopting Mother

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Natasha Sky I recently met someone friends have been trying to hook me up with for weeks; her family is planning to adopt. She had heard about me, and I must admit I was excited to … Continue reading

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Columnist Intro: Natasha

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Natasha Sky I am excited to be joining the community of columnists at Anti-Racist Parent. My experience with multiracial families and interracial friendships started the week I was born. My mother’s best friend adopted a multiracial … Continue reading

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Finding a kindergarten for a multiracial family

by guest contributor Natasha Sky My oldest two children are eligible to attend public kindergarten next fall. They have been home full-time since birth, with their dad or me, pretty much living the play-centered life. I began making phone calls … Continue reading

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