By Iggy and Yve, Guest Contributors When we met while pursuing our Sustainable Development: International Policy and Management Master’s degrees in Washington D.C., there was an instant connection. We were separated for two months right after, but there was something there that was worth fighting for. Four years together and two kids later is proof … Continue reading Teaching Multicultural Kids to Embrace Their Unique Identities
By Serrano, The Dad Squad We are in a redefining role. New dads [are consciously] teaching our sons to like what they want; and, that’s cool. I was raised off the "boys wear blue and girls wear pink" rules. Luckily, Cam’ron came through with the Pink Range Rover and our lives have never been the … Continue reading My Little Pony, Trying a Bologna
By Melanie, The Multiracial Mom The playground – one of the places where kids are free to be kids, right? Well, when I was a brand new mom, playgrounds made me nervous. Not only did I want to bubble wrap my child and protect them from any physical harm, like any new parent, but I … Continue reading What’s the Real Risk?
A note from the Editor: The thing that I love about The Mommicles is that we do not shy away from talking about difficult topics. Parenthood is not all Instagram-worthy photoshoots of smiling, continuously happy children. It's difficult. And messy. Throughout the month of November, I have asked various Mommicles contributors to talk about how … Continue reading ‘All Lives Matter’ and Other Things I Will Not Teach My Children