My friend Ashley is black and the mother of two multi-racial girls. My friend Amy has a daughter with limb differences (which you can read about in her post here). Ashley wrote a post recently that I really love after she spent some kind with a child psychologist. One thing I keep thinking about from the post is how important it is for children to have both windows and mirrors. “Windows to see through to worlds that are different than theirs and mirrors to see reflections of themselves.” Such a beautiful idea. I found a great article about the windows and mirrors concept right here.
The best place to start is their own childlike curiosity. Ashley said, “I worked with a child psychologist when Zoey was two. At this age children were telling her skin was different and began giving her negative feelings about brown skin. The child psychologist pointed out that color is the best place to start with all young children. The biggest change we made was starting to point out and celebrate differences everywhere we went. Making it not a taboo topic, but getting straight to the point in the way the children see the world.”
Together, we’ve put together a list of 12 books we love that celebrate diversity and differences. A list of books that can start great conversations about race, physical differences, learning and gender differences, family structure, etc. This is a great start to important conversations. Exposure and modeling are next, and I’m thinking a lot about that too!
Here are some books that help in that celebration of difference:
As we have touched on psychology, because of this coveta we must now understand how to contact psycho-chologists without any problems and problems. He hit a lot of people mentally, too. Certainly some of the best online chat treatments should be found here. I hope it is very helpful and without it right now you can’t do it Calmerry . I hope that this will be good for all. I hope that I’m going to contribute to success and luck.
This is a really great selection of books that teach children to perceive diversity and difference, and they are especially useful when it comes to attitudes toward black children.
In the future, I would recommend introducing children to a famous person like Rosa Parks, which you can read about if you check these. She is an American public figure whose name is associated with the beginning of the mass struggle of blacks for equal rights in America, so her example will be useful for children and help them better understand diversity.
An impressive share! I have just forwarded this onto a coworker who had been conducting a little research on this.
And he in fact bought me dinner due to the fact that I discovered it for him…
lol. So let me reword this…. Thank YOU for the meal!!
But yeah, thanx for spending some time to talk about
this issue here on your blog.
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These are great books to start with. Living in a country with people coming from different countries can sometimes be confusing to children because of the differences in culture. It is important that aside from teaching them manners on how to interact in a multi-cultured society, they also read about it for better retention. It makes them imagine the different situations they can someday be in.
Children’s books these days are awesome – it’s so important to celebrate diversity from a young age! 🙂
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