“Just wait til you’re older!” Oh, how you hate hearing that! Wait til you’re grown. You need to get bigger. You can’t do that now, you’re too little. But why not?
“Here, try this.” Ugh. That’s advice you almost never take because you hate new things. You know what you like, you know what you don’t – and there are plenty of things [...]
By Maya Chung, NBC News “Bad Hair Does Not Exist!” is a new bilingual book that encourages young Black, Afro-Latina, and multi-racial girls to see themselves, and their hair, as beautiful.
Your family is filled with people to whom you look up. There’s Grandpa, who served in the war. Grandma, who raised many children with little money. Your uncle, another veteran overseas; and both your [...]
Some days, it seems as though you have superpowers. That must be the explanation for being unseen. That’s why there are days when nobody looks at you.
Joelito’s Big Decision /La gran decisión de Joelito, a beautifully illustrated and translated Spanish/English bilingual book, will soon be published. It’s about a boy and a burger and the struggle for economic justice [...]
How many leaves are on the tree outside your window? That’s a question you may not be able to answer. How could you even count them all?
Around work, you’ve gotten a reputation as the go-to person for certain things. Everybody has a talent; yours happens to be on the job. People know you’re good, they utilize your ability, and [...]
Your last family reunion was a big one. It was fun, too, and eye opening. You hadn’t really stopped to think about how many people are related to you until you saw aunts [...]
Getting your news these days is a nerve-wracking thing. Yes, you’re happy to note cat videos, new babies, and neighbors having fun. But who likes to see word of war, destruction, accidents, or [...]