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How to Talk to Kids About Race & Ethnicity

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Kids start to notice race as early as 3 months old, but according to Sesame Workshop (the experts behind Sesame Street) a majority of parents aren’t talking to them about it. There are a few possible explanations for this: many parents underestimate how early their kids are able to perceive racial differences, while others believe that the topic is just taboo for family discussions. Whatever the reason behind…




At maro, we help parents navigate tough growing-up conversations about mental health and puberty with their kids.

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