How to explain mixed race families to children

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How to explain mixed race families to children

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If you want to talk to your one raised child about what it means to have friends who are mixed race or peers at school who are mixed race, I think the simple direct approach is best. Explain to them that this child has one parent from one race and another parent from another race and that they are a family, just like any other family.

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Christina Simon

"Talking About Race" Mom

Christina Simon has a Bachelor of Political Science degree from UC Berkeley and a master’s degree in urban planning from UCLA. Christina is a past winner of the prestigious California State Senate Fellowship. She is a former vice president at Fleishman-Hillard, a global public relations firm. She is the mother of a son and a daughter who attend elementary school at The Willows Community School in Culver City. Christina served as the Co-Chair of the Willows School Auction in 2007-2008 and was actively involved in the annual fundraising campaign for several years. Christina was born and raised in LA. She currently lives with her husband and two children in Coldwater Canyon.

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