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First Name Basis Podcast

Aug 22, 2019

Did you know that teaching your children about their heritage can actually build their sense of self? Find out why and learn the vocabulary you need to teach your children about the culture of their ancestors in this episode!


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Building a sense of self through...

Aug 17, 2019

Although slavery is a dark part of our nation’s history, it is important that we don’t turn our backs on the truth. 

This episode identifies some common missteps that parents take when talking to their kids about slavery. It also gives recommendations for teaching your children about this topic in a way that...

Aug 16, 2019

You know that it’s time to talk to your older child about race but you haven’t had a minute to sit down and a take dive deep — and let’s be honest, you’re a little overwhelmed when it comes to knowing what to say. 

In this episode you will gain the tools you need to help your child uncover and dispel their...

Aug 15, 2019

Some parents have the mistaken idea that their young children are “color-blind” but research shows that this is not the case. The Life Kit for Parents podcast states, “Kids are not color-blind so we cannot be color silent.” When we choose not to teach our young children about race the world teaches them for us,...