Parenting

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Kids March for Black Lives Matter

Parents and kids in Grosse Pointe hit the streets on June 3 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Find out what happened at the kids' march and get details on others you can join.
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Books to Help You Explain Racism to Kids

Are you finding it difficult to find the words to explain racism to your kids? These 13 books break down this difficult topic in an age-appropriate way.
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Pint-Sized Protests: Books for Kids Who Want to Make Change

Want to inspire your kids to rise up and take on change? These dynamic youth books are sure to inspire the next generation of young change-makers and get those seeds planted early.
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10 Tips to Address Diversity with Your Kids

It's important to discuss race and diversity with your children at home. A psychiatrist and race relations expert offers practical advice for parents on how to address diversity with your kids.

Which Activities Will Keep My Kids Busy While Providing Learning Opportunities?

Diane Nancarrow, MA, CCC-SLP of Kaufman Children's Center offers advice for families.
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Multicultural Children’s Books That Showcase Diversity

These 10 multicultural children's books feature main characters with different ethnicities, identities and special needs.
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Introducing Different Cultures to Your Kids Through Books About Diversity

Exposing kids to different cultures is important all year long. Here's a list of some great books about diversity that families can read together to increase their cultural awareness.
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Protest Tips for Families

People around the world are protesting police brutality and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. If you want to be involved with your kids, consider these protest tips for families.
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5 Resources for Talking to Kids About Race

The recent Black Lives Matter protests around the globe offer the perfect opportunity to talk to kids about race and racism. These resources can help start that conversation.
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Talking With Kids About Race

Trayvon Martin. George Floyd. Ferguson. 'I Can't Breathe.' These headlines are just part of the reason all parents should have a talk with their kids about race.
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Embracing the Family Overload of Quarantine

The dad behind the award-winning 'Viva Daddy' column talks about what his family has been doing to keep it together during quarantine.
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I Saw My Friend’s 15-Year-Old Daughter Smoking a Joint

One mom wrote in after seeing her friend's teen daughter smoking weed and is wondering what she should do. Here's what local parents think.