Talking To Your Children About Race

Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00 Written by  Published in Parenting Read 2976 times
A few weeks ago I came face to face with racism in a way I never had before.

It started off as a case of road rage on the part of a careless driver who nearly backed right into my car, and turned into a racist filled rant that really caught me off guard.

My children witnessed it all, forcing me to have a conversation with them that I didn’t necessarily know how to approach. My two boys are aged 6 and 8.

So, I decided to sit down with Keitiaunna Howard, founder of Successful Single Moms to discuss how to talk to our children about racism.

Keitiaunna Howard is the founder Successful Single Moms.  She is a sought out mom of 2 kids to speak on issues pertaining to single moms and pertinent issues in the Black community.

You can watch our conversation below:

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Janét Aizenstros

Janét Aizenstros is a Canadian media proprietor, author, talk show host, speaker, model, producer and globally recognized emotional intelligence advocate. She is a frequent sought-out contributor to HuffPost Live and CTV Canada AM. She has been featured on numerous media outlets internationally and interviewed some of the world’s most recognized celebrities such as Kristian Nairn, Keke Palmer, Brian McKnight, Larenz Tate and more.

From 2012 to 2013, Janét authored seven books in genres ranging from children to self-awareness. Her writings have appeared in numerous anthologies globally whilst her poetry has been recognized by the International Library of Poetry. Her children’s book series Why Mommy Loves can be found globally on all major book retailers and has been inducted in the Guelph Public Library archives along-side world renowned children’s author Robert Munsch. Also, she is a writer for Byblacks.com, Canada's top Afro-Canadian news site.

She has been selected as one of the Top 10 Inspiring Women in Canada by 29secrets.com for 2014. Listorious ranked Janét 5th on it's Top 50 Women in Social Media in 2012 amongst Martha Stewart and Arianna Huffington. She has been recognized for many awards including the 2013 - 2014 Shorty Awards which features the best entrepreneurs & celebrities in social media. In addition, Janét has been recognized by her hometown of Guelph for the prestigious YMCA-YWCA Woman of Distinction Award consecutively in 2013 and 2014.

Presently, Janét is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Janét Aizenstros Omni Media Inc. (JAOM), a media platform dedicated to empowering women globally.

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