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How to Help Your Child Succeed During Virtual Learning

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, many schools have decided to go virtual this school year. As a parent, it is your number one priority to keep your child safe and healthy. However, online learning has many parents feeling stressed out. Many working parents are wondering how to balance their work schedules and their child's class… Continue reading How to Help Your Child Succeed During Virtual Learning

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Considering becoming a transracial family

If you’re thinking about becoming a transracial family, there is a lot to consider. Adopting transracially goes so far beyond educating oneself on hair care and celebrating black history month. In addition to your commitment to basic parental duties, there is a commitment to caring for your child’s racial wellbeing.    Here are just a few… Continue reading Considering becoming a transracial family

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Back-to-School Guide for Adoptive Parents

Back-to-School Guide for Adoptive Parents As we draw nearer to another school year, it’s important to get those school supplies, books, and clothes for the new year. But for adoptive parents, the list could extend beyond book bags and binders. With each new year comes new questions from classmates, teachers, parents, etc. For your adoptive… Continue reading Back-to-School Guide for Adoptive Parents

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Helping school age children handle racism

1. Admit that race will be a factor in the way a child of color is treated. Give examples in history and daily life. Examples of racism are plentiful throughout the news, by admitting it and confronting it with your child you are giving them the tools they need to fight it. 2. Agree that… Continue reading Helping school age children handle racism