Tag Archives: mixed-race couples

Name Calling

My child came home the evening before last from school to tell me she didn’t have a good day. A child bullied her, and it culminated that day in the child calling my daughter several names, including the N word. … Continue reading

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Brown Girl Dancing in Circles

My husband is black, I’m white. One day when my daughter was little, I saw her dancing in circles singing, “Brown girl dancing in circles! I’m a brown girl dancing in circles!” over and over and over. LOL!! When my … Continue reading

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Learning Racial Inferiority

This happened when my stepson was around 5yrs old (he’s now 18). My stepson’s mother is white and Brazilian, his father is African-American. One day in the car, my stepson randomly asked why all black people are poor. His father … Continue reading

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How Do You Tell A Dark Person from a Light Person?

I came to this…after searching for info on how to talk to kids about race after an incident with my 3.5-year-old son Harry this evening. He was having the usual tooth brushing fight with his Dad (Dad makes him brush … Continue reading

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