Real American: A Memoir BOOK REVIEW

2017-11-21T09:53:57+00:00November 21st, 2017|

Book Review by Susan Graham Real American: A Memoir I read a review of Real American: A Memoir by Julie Lythcott-Haims in The New York Times yesterday. It said Julie Lythcott-Haims’ new memoir is about growing up biracial. It’s not. It’s about growing up black. If you want to get really angry, read this book. In fact, it should be required reading for anyone even thinking about being in an interracial relationship and especially parents of multiracial children. In so many ways, it’s a primer on what not to do. [...]

An Interracial Marriage

2017-09-19T09:33:06+00:00September 19th, 2017|

An Interracial Marriage: Seeing life through the eyes of the other by Guest Contributor Michael Dobson It’s hard to write about your spouse or your marriage, but easy to write about love. When writing about both, it’s a story of humanity, of our world and the lens through which we see and experience our journeys. Nearly 20 years ago I called my eldest daughter Mia and told her that her dad was about to do something radical, that I was about to marry a white women. She was happy for [...]

Ten Reasons

2017-06-25T17:57:27+00:00June 25th, 2017|

Ten Reasons Why White Mothers Can Raise Multiracial Children: by Susan Graham We conceived or adopted our children and we knew exactly what we were doing. We are fully capable of raising our children as equals with their other monoracial or multiracial siblings. We do not have to be the same color as our child to give them the history and knowledge of their other ancestry or ancestries. We know how to say, “No thank you; my child does not need you to tell her what she is.” We know [...]

Famous Friday

2017-05-19T06:32:34+00:00May 19th, 2017|

Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley celebrated their 6-year wedding anniversary this week, and they are also the perfect candidates for this week’s Famous Friday. The perfect pair tied the knot on May 15th, 2011. Since they have brought two beautiful multiracial children into the world. Their eldest child is a sweet boy named Aden, and their youngest is a bubbly baby girl named Ariah. Tamera Mowry was born in Germany in 1978. She is a self-proclaimed ‘army brat’ due to her family’s militaristic background. She is also a very talented actress [...]

7 THINGS WHITE MOMS RAISING MULTIRACIAL KIDS KNOW

2016-09-28T10:57:00+00:00September 28th, 2016|

IMAGE SOURCE: ARIEL HOLCOMB PHOTOGRAPHY   by Laura Harris https://www.babble.com/contributor/lharris/ Eight years ago, I fell in love with a musician who had a great smile, strong convictions, and proved he was a kid at heart by climbing trees with me on our first date. We married in 2011, have two children, and are still best friends to this day. It just so happens that I’m Caucasian and my husband is Korean, African-American, and Cherokee. His skin is the color of dark caramel and his eyes do the coolest crinkly thing [...]

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