Laying the Foundation for Healthy Racial Identity: Toddlers & Preschoolers

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Laying the Foundation for Healthy Racial Identity I’m by no means an expert on raising biracial children. I rely a lot on my husband, insights from other parents (hooray for on-line communities!), and whatever resources I manage to get my hands on, and then, with all of that as a guide, I follow my instincts. […]

What Every Parent Should Know about Child Passenger Safety Week

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Child Passenger Safety Week: September 16-22, 2012 According to the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the majority of car seats are still not used correctly. Could your child’s be one of them? Since car crashes are the leading cause of death among children one through 13, parents should be more motivated than ever to take action and be certain their child is safe. […]

Lo que todos los padres deben saber sobre la Semana de la Seguridad del Niño Pasajero

La Semana de la Seguridad del Niño Pasajero: 16 al 22 de septiembre de 2012 De acuerdo con la Administración Nacional de la Seguridad del Tráfico en las Carreteras (NHTSA, por sus siglas en inglés) del Departamento de Transporte de los Estados Unidos, la mayoría de los asientos de seguridad para niños se no se […]

GIVEAWAY:New Series Makes Dreams Real for Brown Girls & Calms Childhood Check-up Fears

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New Series Makes Dreams Real for Brown Girls & Calms Childhood Check-up Fears Scroll down for giveaway details… I can’t say enough good things about this series.  Doc McStuffins, which premiered last year and has been signed for a second season during Disney’s Summer programming, is a series aimed at children ages 2-7 years old.  The […]

Disney Junior’s “Yo Ho, Let’s Go Summer!” Returns {Jun 4-Aug 24}

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Disney Junior’s “Yo Ho, Let’s Go Summer!” Returns Today Disney launches their “Yo Ho, Let’s Go Summer!” programming with new episodes of “Doc McStuffins” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates,” along with a host of other Disney Junior favorites.  The summer series will run through August 24th and will take place across all Disney […]

5 Great Online Shops for Multicultural Families!

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Looking for some great multicultural finds?  A unique gift idea?  Here are our top five multicultural online stores that are sure to meet your family’s needs!  Dolls Like Me Dolls Like Me has everything!  Dolls, parties supplies, multicultural toys and books, hair and skin care products.  It’s a one stop shop for parents looking a […]

10 Tips for Raising Healthy Eaters {Free Printable List}

Images via NourishInteractive.com   Tips to encourage healthy eating at home! 1. Eat dinner together as a family. Studies conducted in 2011 show that families who regularly eat together, make healthier food choices. 2. Bring kids into the kitchen and have them help prepare the meal. Children who participate in the meal preparation tend to […]

CARA B Naturally Review & Giveaway {All-Natural Hair & Skin Care}

All images courtesy mycarab.com   CARA B Naturally Review I have been interested in trying natural hair and skin care products with my daughter for a while.  It’s not something that I’ve really invested in previously, but I’ve heard so many great things and somehow, none of the popular hair and skin care products seem […]

Papel Picado with a Modern Twist

Papel Picado Craft Papel Picado is a popular Mexican folk art also created from perforated paper.  While it is mainly used to decorate fiestas like weddings, baptisms, Birthdays and  day of the dead, I remember creating millions of patterns to decorate my grandmothers home for no reason at all. Papel Picado is just one of those arts […]