Transracial Parenting

Ashy Knees and Dry Hair: When Mixed Children Grooming Raises Eyebrows Abroad

Mixed children grooming becomes all the more precarious in foreign countries where racial stigmas aren't as obvious as here in America.

– Mar 17, 2015

An Open Letter to my Fellow White, Liberal Parents: DO BETTER

The white mom of a Black daughter chronicles white liberal racism, and implores white parents to be mindful of their biases.

– Nov 5, 2014

“Mom, Why Is Everyone Here White?” What My Son Knows About Race That I Never Did

Even Rebecca Carroll's 8-year-old son knows there's something wrong when they visit her virtually all-white hometown.

– Jan 13, 2014

Transracial Adoption: A White Mom’s Complex Journey Parenting Black Children

In the continual walk into the bizarre, bittersweet, and complex journey of transracial adoption and parenting... and in learning who I am and what I can become, I’ve evolved into someone so much more than the person the world says I should be.

– Oct 14, 2013

Why White People Adopt Black Children

By RACHEL GARLINGHOUSE African Americans have every reason to be suspicious of white people adopting black babies. From slavery to unethical medical experimentation to Jim...

– Aug 22, 2011