Bringing up race and racism to your kid can be tough — but it should be done sooner rather than later.
Could I love a child who doesn’t look like me? Yes. More than I’ve ever thought possible.
A simple hairstyle was not so simple for a dance class full of little girls with beautiful heads of black hair.
If we're white, we experience many benefits of unearned status because we're "the norm." But adoptive families are not considered the norm. Now what?
A strong connection to role models and to others who share their ethnic background is as important now as ever.
Raised in a white community, I've just begun to embrace my heritage.
If you build a positive self-image for your child, he'll be able to thrive in a world that is not always fair.
In a society that considers "color-blindness" a noble attitude, parents may worry about talking about racism, but we must do it. Here's how.
I tell my African-American children that they are smart and beautiful because I know that the world may tell them otherwise.
The museum view of culture and heritage ignores the realities of life as a racial minority. But there is a middle ground.
Our Korean-born daughter is engaged to a Korean man. We're thrilled — but how do we discuss adoption with his family?
After you adopt a child from another culture, how do you adapt to life as a multicultural family?
Even preschool kids are aware of racial differences. Here's how to talk to your child about them.
My sons have a deep and enduring bond. So why do people need to know if they're real brothers?
When the social worker brought my new daughter to my house, she wasn't the African-American girl I was expecting. And so we became a transracial family.
As Latino parents, we know firsthand the discrimination our children will face.
Why do our darker-skinned children receive attention and flattery from strangers — and what are we to do about it?
30 years later: A special report on the Korean adoptee experience
Color blindness may not be the best approach for transracial families, explains a transracial parenting expert.
Racism exists, and it’s our job as parents to talk about it with our kids. Here’s an age-by-age guide to handling those conversations.