Biracial Identity: Yes I’m Biracial, But I Embrace Being African-American

Biracial Identity: Yes I’m Biracial, But I Embrace Being African-American Many of you wrote us inquiring about the following article: INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING: AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN AND INDIAN-MAN.  In particular, you asked about Francesca and her racial identity.  After reading the bonus section, you noticed that she solely identified as an African-American woman when she is African-American …

IVF VS. ADOPTION, WHY WE CHOSE ADOPTION-A MULTIRACIAL FAMILY’S JOURNEY TO TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION

IVF VS. ADOPTION, WHY WE CHOSE ADOPTION-A MULTIRACIAL FAMILY’S JOURNEY TO TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION Tell Us About Your Family? Hi, I’m Alexis.  I’m a stay at home mom who works harder than she ever did in the private sector but, that’s just parenthood, right?!?!  I’m married to a great man who also happens to be a …

A LOVE STORY THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND-AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAN AND INDIAN WOMAN

A LOVE STORY THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAN AND INDIAN WOMAN ABOUT US Hi!  We are Carl and Lata.  I, Carl am an African-American man, and I was born in Mt. Clemens, MI.  My beautiful wife, Lata is Indian, and she was born in Bhopal, India.  I lived in California for …

10 THINGS YOUR CHILD SHOULD KNOW BEFORE HEADING TO KINDERGARTEN

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world!”-Nelson Mandela KINDERGARTEN IS THE NEW 1ST GRADE My husband and I have been bemused, alarmed, and agitated by all the information that 5 year olds need to know before entering into kindergarten.   The information that we recollected we did not …

7 WAYS BECOMING A PARENT CAUSES YOU TO MORPH INTO YOUR PARENTS

7 WAYS BECOMING A PARENT CAUSES YOU TO MORPH INTO YOUR PARENTS Prior to having our biracial (Indian and African-American) daughter, my husband and I had set rules and regulations for how we were going to raise her.   My Husband is Indian and his parents are from Northern India.   I’m African-American and we both grew up in …

MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY: THE CLOUD ARTIST BOOK REVIEW

MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY Multicultural Children’s Book Day is January 27, 2018.  I’m excited to share my review of a riveting picture book called, The Cloud Artist.  I have been provided a copy of this book to review by the author.  However, as always all thoughts and opinions are my own.  More details on Multicultural …

5 THINGS NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT THE FIRST WEEK OF PRESCHOOL

5 Things No One Tells You About the First Week Of Preschool “She has excellent fine motor skills…” This past week was our 4 year old toddler’s first week of preschool.  As parents we lamented the thought of sending her to school too early.  Was she going to listen to her teacher?  Share?  Play with …

5 INTERESTING INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS AND CUSTOMS EXPLAINED

5 INTERESTING INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS AND CUSTOMS EXPLAINED One of the most intriguing parts of being in an interracial/intercultural marriage has been learning about my spouse’s cultural superstitions and customs.  In the African-American community we uphold many of the superstitions and customs that are prevalent in America.  Such as? SUPERSTITIONS AND CUSTOMS I GREW UP HEARING …