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The Broken Purple Crayon: Teaching Kids that ‘Broken’ Is Still ‘Useful’—In Play and Real Life

Let’s teach our children that even broken pieces—of crayons and lives—are still useful. Let’s share with them that there’s always hope. In fact, hope is most alive when we can’t see it.

Thick Lips, Brown Skin and Kinky Hair: A Black Girl’s Journey To Loving the Skin She’s In

By DARLENE ROBINSON MILLENDER My eight year-old daughter said something the other morning that made my heart skip a beat. We were in her room...

– Mar 11, 2013