Tag Archives: Asian

Wait? You’re BROWN?

By Anti-Racist Parent columnist Liza Talusan, crossposted from To Loosen the Mind As many readers know, I work at a predominantly white college in the US, where I am one of a handful of professionals of color. To keep myself entertained … Continue reading

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Columnist Intro: Liza

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Liza Talusan I guess I never really thought of myself as an anti-racist parent, but rather an educator about race and culture. As the Director of Intercultural Affairs at a small Catholic college in Massachusetts, much … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Shame in Saying That I’m Asian

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula Perhaps it’s just me – but as a parent of a biracial daughter and an Asian son – it’s far from my dream as their mother to have either of them enter into their adulthood … Continue reading

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Columnist Intro: Lisa Marie

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Lisa Marie I come to Anti Racist Parent as a black woman, as a transracial adoptee and as a woman who recognizes parts of myself as a mother to my friends, my family, my youth, and … Continue reading

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The Wrong Kind of Asian

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Paula Apparently I was the first Asian Rick had ever seen in real life – up close and personal. “Wow. You are so healthy looking. I mean, I think it’s great. I just didn’t think. . … Continue reading

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I hope Katie rolls her eyes

by guest contributor Jen Chau, originally published at The time is always right… I hung out with Katie this weekend – she has gotten so big. The last time I saw her, she mostly looked at me with wide-open googly … Continue reading

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The Racial and Economic Politics of Babywearing

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Maegan “la Mala” Ortiz According the Wikipedia, babywearing is the practice of carrying your child in a sling or other type of carrier. The actual term babywearing was coined by Dr. William Sears, father of the … Continue reading

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The ultimate cultural appropriation

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Margie Perscheid, originally published at Third Mom I have a little pendant that I’ve worn for many years. It’s tiny thing, a little gold filigree oval with the word ???, omoni, which is Korean for mother, … Continue reading

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Taking Control

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Margie Perscheid, originally published at Third Mom My oldest child went away to college in the fall. It’s a huge milestone, but he’s breezing through it with barely an emotional ripple. Not so his mom. I’m … Continue reading

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It’s not too late to take action, even after 40 years

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey People all over the world are talking about the return of an adopted Korean child by a Dutch diplomat and his wife. I’ve written about disruptions and dissolutions … Continue reading

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Leave

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Margie Perscheid, originally published at Third Mom I’m so very tired of people who think the right response to anyone they disagree with is leave. Someone said that to me in an online discussion this week, … Continue reading

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In eight days

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Jae Ran Kim, originally published at Harlow’s Monkey . . . I will be on a plane to South Korea. I am embarking on my third trip to Korea since 2000 (also the third trip to … Continue reading

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Raising a child Asian-American

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Mike Lee My wife and I recently had a beautiful baby boy 3 months ago, and sometimes talk about how to raise him with a strong sense of his Korean-American identity. My wife and I are … Continue reading

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When hospitals host family reunions: More about how racism destroys families

by Anti-Racist Parent Columnist Michelle Myers A month ago, my uncle tried to kill my aunt by shooting her in the head with a shotgun, and then he killed himself with it. It happened the day after I had emailed … Continue reading

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Miss M goes to China

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Amber Before we traveled to China to adopt our younger daughter, I expected that a white mom carrying an obviously Asian baby would attract a lot of attention from the locals. In the city where we … Continue reading

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Koreans are not to blame

by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Margie Perscheid, originally published at Third Mom I’m sure I’m not the only adoptive parent of Asian children who is struggling to help their kids understand the Virginia Tech tragedy. Tech draws many students from the … Continue reading

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Recommended reading

by Anti-Racist Parent special correspondent Colin Bowden The blindfold of “colorblind” Pt.1 – Ethnically Incorrect Daughter “As I’ve mentioned many times before, my family practiced a kind of colorblindness when it came to me. I guess they figured if they … Continue reading

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Win children’s books by entering the Rice Daddies book review contest

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Congratulations to Rice Daddies, the group blog by Asian American dads, which turns 1 year old today! They’re celebrating with a children’s book review contest. From now until Feb. 23, readers can submit (email to daddyinastrangeland@mac.com) … Continue reading

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Tell a funny story about your parents to win 2 great DVDs!

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Asian-American parenting blogs Kimchi Mamas and Rice Daddies have teamed up for a special contest giveaway. You can win one of five super prize packs that includes one copy of The Motel DVD and a poster … Continue reading

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Hear ARP columnist Jason on Toys R Us controversy

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Congrats to our columnist Jason Sperber! He appeared on the well-regarded Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC yesterday to discuss the controversy surrounding Toys R Us’s first baby contest. You can listen or download an MP3. In … Continue reading

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