jennifer johnson (10 results)

Perfectly Mixed: How A Baby’s Eyes Reminded One Mother To Love Her Own

I imagined what our child would look like years before my daughter was born. The whole idea was a mystery, but more so than most...

– Aug 30, 2011

Family Hides Gender of Newborn For Protection From Stereotypes? Must Be Nice.

By Jennifer Johnson If you missed it, a Canadian family recently named their new baby “Storm” and announced to the world that they’ve opted not to...

– May 30, 2011

A Half-Breed Is a Dog: What Not To Call My Biracial Child

By Jennifer Johnson I strolled around the grocery store with my daughter’s car seat wedged in the shopping cart. Normally I’d carry her in my...

– Apr 11, 2011

Halle Berry’s “One Drop” Dilemma: This Mom Says She Won’t Make Her Biracial Baby Choose

Halle Berry thinks Biracial children need to choose whether they're Black or white. This mom thinks otherwise.

– Feb 21, 2011

Meet the MyBrownBaby Team

Founder, Editor-in-Chief New York Times best-selling author Denene Millner is a hotly sought after award-winning journalist whose insightful and captivating pieces have secured her foothold...

– Jan 17, 2011

Here's To Hoping It Won't Matter To My Babies (and Their Friends) If They're Black or White

by JENNIFER JOHNSON I wasn't ever the prettiest girl in school. In fact I was never even close. But that didn't stop me from being...

– Jul 2, 2009


By JENNIFER JOHNSON My dear, sweet first baby, This is the only letter I've written to someone who isn't even alive yet. I wonder what...

– Apr 14, 2009

She's Got Love And Marriage Now What About The Baby Carriage?

By JENNIFER JOHNSONI want kids always have. And now that I've got four years of marriage, a college degree, and a burgeoning career under my...

– Feb 26, 2009

A Declaration For Children: Our Vow To Uplift Through Books

With paintbrushes and pens in hand, we children's book authors and illustrators vow to use our work to seek equality, justice, and peace for children.

– Nov 14, 2016

Beyonce Celebrates the Black Women Of the Superbowl—And Other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links

So Jennifer Borget, the blogger behind Baby Making Machine and an occasional contributor to MyBrownBaby, wrote a perfectly delightful post on BabyCenter earlier this week,...

– Feb 8, 2013