WHO WE TALKED TO
Diedre Anthony is a school counselor, farmer’s wife, and mother to 3 biracial children. She resides in South Georgia and has an obsession for office supplies, curly hair products & shoes. In her blog Are Those Your Kids?, she touches on topics such as race, diversity, curly hair and motherhood. The conversation is featured in the Okayest Moms Summer Series.
You can find Dierdre on Instagram and Facebook. She also has a Facebook group for multiracial women and has written several e-books about curly hair: Curly Hair & Skin Care for Babies & Toddlers and The Frustration Free Guide to Curly Hair.
WHAT WE TALKED ABOUT
In this session we touched on many topics including
- Talking to your children about differences
- Race, white privilege and racism
- Practical ways to incorporate diversity in your family through literature and experiences
- Listening to people about their experiences and showing empathy
THINGS WE MENTIONED
Diedre shared her favorite books that both showcase diversity, both explicitly and not. She has a whole post with her favorites!
We talked about what microaggressions are and how to avoid them. Diedre has a great post on this topic that is a must read!
Did you miss the live broadcast, but wanting to get in on the action now? It’s not too late!! Click here to watch a recording of this live webinar.
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