Author name: Diedre Anthony

Diedre Anthony is the creator of Are Those Your Kids blog. It chronicles her life as mother to 2 biracial children, and her interracial marriage to her (white) husband of 6 years. She is also a natural hair enthusiast that writes about all things natural hair. She was published by the Huffington Post, but enjoys writing for her own blog.

How to Cope With Sending Your Child to a School That Isn’t Diverse

Back to school jitters really do exist. As a middle school counselor, I still get them. They come weeks before school even starts. For minority children attending a school that isn’t diverse, I can only imagine the jitters that they feel. It’s difficult to be the minority in any situation, but especially school. It can be difficult for […]

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While technology is a great way to educate and entertain kids, Playing outside has innumerable long lasting benefits for kids.

Technology vs Outside Play: Why Imagination Should Win

Our technology crazed kids on average spend less than one hour outside.  Most parents would agree that their children would rather enjoy screen time than enjoying the outdoors. Babies as young as six months know how to swipe to view pictures on their parents’ cell phone. While technology has created innovative advancements in education, research,

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Teaching our kids how to embrace diversity will empower a generation of successful millennials in a world that is ever changing.

Teaching Diversity: Why Our Kids Need it Now More Than Ever

You’ve seen the news headlines. Black Lives Matter. Police Lives Matter. A Day Without Immigrants. Our world is full of diversity, yet our country and our world is plagued by a lack of empathy. What good is diversity if we don’t know how to embrace it? Teaching diversity to our kids — how to embrace

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