Dreaded Conversations: Race and Ethnicity
America is not a “post-racial” society. Young children's innocent actions show that racial divisions still exist.
Infants notice skin color differences as young as six months of age. Toddlers learn to recognize, label, and categorize themselves in racial terms.
Three-year-olds shown pictures of other children usually pick kids of their own race as those they'd befriend. Given cards with pictures of people and asked to sort them any way they chose, 13 percent of six-year-olds sorted by gender, but 68 percent sorted by race.
¿Alguna vez te has visto involucrado con CPS? ¿Crees que el sistema en verdad funciona?
Hase anybody tried Care4teen parental control for PC?
Los amigos de mi hijo supieron que recibe su almuerzo gratis en la escuela y se siente avergonzado. ¿Cómo debo manejar esto?
Do adult leaders of kids exacerbate attitudes that lead to bullying--especially in the competitive realms of sports, academics, extracurricular activities?
Poll: Parents Concerned About School Shootings, Unaware of Disaster Plans
Seventy percent of parents responding to a recent poll said they were at least somewhat concerned "about the risk their child faces from school shootings
Videos on Aggression & Attachment in toddlers
See short videos on AGGRESSION and ATTACHMENT in young children hosted by KBTC TV. Both feature Susan Spieker, Director of the Center on Infant Mental Health and Development at the University of Washington in Seattle. Spieker is a Professor of Family and Child Nursing and Principal Investigator at UW. Her team received a $2.3 million award from the National Institute of Mental Health to promote mental health for infants in foster care.