I felt frustrated, thinking I'd never learn how to cornrow. Now, I show others how to care for tight, curly hair.
Three camp options offer unique ways to explore your childs roots and emerging identity during the summer months.
When my son was harassed by a classmate for his race, I knew I only had a second to act.
I've always had my own issues with hair. But when my daughter came along, my perceptions had to change.
In a quandary over what's normal — and what's not — about your teen? Here's what you should know.
We’re white and our son is black. I’m ashamed to admit that we do not have any black relatives or friends. Will it seem offensive and shallow if I try to befriend someone simply because they are black?
View the replay of a webinar with Beth Hall to learn about parenting after transracial adoption and hear answers to commonly asked questions from adoptive parents.
Our country is far from a “post-racial” society, as this last year has demonstrated. How can you ensure that your child will grow up feeling safe, secure in his identity, and close to your family? Commit to calling out racism and fighting injustice wherever you see it.
Children at my daughter's school assume she speaks Spanish, even though she was raised in an English-speaking family. What can we do?
We want to start teaching our daughter about racism early on, but we have no idea where to start.
Stop wondering how your child feels about adoption and start listening to the many adult adoptees who are sharing their experiences.
With vacation time approaching, many of us are wondering how we can use the time to celebrate adoption. What are your family's plans?
I tell prospective adoptive parents to take a good, hard look at their social circles, their neighborhoods, their churches, their communities and think about how those places and spaces will look and feel to their child.
Our daughter, adopted from China, isn't getting the help she needs in math class. What can we do?
Our child is African-American. What should we know about sickle cell anemia?
We spoke with Maggie Jones about her NYT article on the wave of adult adoptees who are moving back to South Korea—how she came to write this piece, and the overwhelming response she's received.
View the replay of a webinar with Beth Hall, co-author of Inside Transracial Adoption, to learn what parents need to know about talking to kids about race and standing up against racism.
When you're raising a child of another race, you may find that adults of that race approach you with questions or comments. AF's transracial adoption expert explains what you can say.
Our family doesn’t provoke many questions—is it still our responsibility to offer answers?
I’d never thought much about hair care. But as the white mother of a black daughter, I learned to braid, twist, clip — and take every opportunity to instill my little girl with pride.