Talking about difficult topics

091: Do I have privilege?

By Jen Lumanlan | May 26, 2019

This episode is part of a series on understanding the intersection of race, privilege, and parenting.  Click here to view all the items in this series. Each time I think I’m done with this series on the intersection of race and parenting, another great topic pops up! Listener Ann reached out to me after she heard…

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089: Teaching children about issues related to race

By Jen Lumanlan | Apr 29, 2019

This episode is part of a series on understanding the intersection of race, privilege, and parenting.  Click here to view all the items in this series. In this episode we continue our series on the intersection of race and parenting, which we started with Dr. Margaret Hagerman on the topic of white privilege in parenting; then…

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087: Talking with children about race, with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

By Jen Lumanlan | Mar 31, 2019

This episode is part of a series on understanding the intersection of race, privilege, and parenting.  Click here to view all the items in this series. We’ve laid a lot of groundwork on topics related to race by now: we learned about white privilege in parenting, and white privilege in schools, and even how parents can…

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083: White privilege in parenting: What it is & what to do about it

By Jen Lumanlan | Feb 3, 2019

This episode is part of a series on understanding the intersection of race, privilege, and parenting.  Click here to view all the items in this series. This episode launches a series of conversations on the intersection of race and parenting.  I spent a month wading around in the psychological literature on this topic and deciding how…

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065: Why storytelling is so important for our children

By Jen Lumanlan | Jun 3, 2018

“Storytelling? I’m already reading books to my child – isn’t that enough?” Your child DOES get a lot out of reading books (which is why we’ve done a several episodes on that already, including What children learn from reading books, How to read with your child, and Did you already miss the boat on teaching…

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