In Search Of My Past…Following the Ancestry Trail.

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Growing up, I was always intrigued when my nonblack friends spoke of their ethnic roots. Some were Irish, others were German, Chinese, East Indian, … [Read more...]

Perfectly Mixed: “What’s In My Hair”

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Excerpt written by Abby Allen, creator of "Perfectly Mixed," documenting the interracial experience in America through stories and professional … [Read more...]

Wonderful! Interracial Couple Adopts Kids Across the Globe.

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Meet Marilyn Harper, the mother of four children and the proof and personification that love truly has no color. Her and her husband have adopted a … [Read more...]

Holidays with the “Chocolate Cousins”… Anyone Nervous?

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When it comes to extended family gatherings during the holidays, mixed couples with kids often wrangle with how much exposure they want relatives to … [Read more...]

OMG…Loving YourKidVid…You Gotta See…Cuz There’s One for You…

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Last year I filmed me and the kids taking a day trip up to the snow. I sent this to the folks over at YourKidVid and, equipped with elfin magic, they … [Read more...]

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: Breaking Bread With the Abuser During the Holidays

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The holidays are supposed to be a time of celebration and cherished memories. Families, friends and old acquaintances find their way back to the nest … [Read more...]

Ah, Technology. Heard of YourKidVid? You’d Better Learn Before Christmas!

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So, I just discovered this cool new L.A. video company made up of award-winning directors, editors, and film-makers called YourKidVid. They're … [Read more...]

His/Her Parents STILL Giving You Grief? Some Tips on How Not to Kill Anyone Over the Holidays.

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It's been over a decade since my first awkward "Guess Who" moment happened. But I still remember it--the tense first sit-down dinner, the strain, me … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: At the In-Laws Without ‘The Hubster’

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The kids and I flew in from San Diego last night to spend Thanksgiving with Grandma and Grandpa in Westport, Connecticut. For the first time since The … [Read more...]

“Legion of Doom Mothers,” Lead Their Children Like Lambs to Slaughter.

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Last week, a power outage in our area left us with no cable television.  It was a little early for my children's bedtime so I popped in a DVD --  … [Read more...]

OOW Children Are No Mistake, But Stop Projecting Your Ego Onto Your Child.

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One of the most difficult discussions when it comes to the OOW rate among black women is acknowledging that it is a problem. Mainly because black … [Read more...]