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Curly Hair is Beautiful Too! How Everyday Conversations Become Life Lessons in Our House.

Parenting

Baby girl: “Daddy, you need a haircut.” Husband: “Do I?” Baby girl: “Yes, but not too much. Just a little off the top. You don’t want to be bald because then people would laugh at you.” Husband (after some laughter): “Well baby, I don’t really care if people laugh at me. If they laugh at […]

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Atlanta Billboards Say Black Children Are An Endangered Species

Pregnancy

I first saw this story on the Orlando Sentinel’s Moms at Work blog, but with a quick search found other stories like the one on NYDailyNews.com. What do you think? What is your initial reaction to the billboard? Do you think it’s effective in getting their message across? You may have to read the stories […]

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Barbie Dolls and Columbus Day. What’s the Connection?

Parenting

It’s funny how the world sometimes reaches out to you. I’m not normally one to go around “looking for signs,” but sometimes you just can’t miss them. Two months ago, I wrote about how brown dolls are not enough and we need more multicultural dolls. This weekend, I came across an article titled Mattel introduces […]

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