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Latinx Parenting Founder Leslie Priscilla is Changing the Narrative With #EndChanclaCulture Movement

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Leslie Priscilla of Latinx Parenting is determined to do her part to stop generational trauma in the Latinx community. The child development specialist and early childhood and parent educator from Santa Ana, California was moved to “be the bridge” between...
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White Wellness Culture & Why It’s So Complicated for People of Color

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
White women don’t own breastfeeding. I thought that was obvious and something that didn’t need to be explicitly stated. That was until I wrote an essay on the ways that white wellness culture has affected my parenting choices, and attributed...
Family

5 Ways to Help Your Kids Feel Less Stressed About Homework

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sponsored by Paper It starts from the minute they walk through the door. The whining and complaining about homework is something most parents have to contend with on a daily basis. We don’t really blame our kids — we didn’t...
Family

How I’m Avoiding the Learning Challenges I Experienced With My Own Children

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sponsored by Paper Growing up, I was a straight A student. Well, that was until fourth grade fractions. I just didn’t get it and despite being in a “talented and gifted” classroom, my teacher did not offer me the classroom...
Family

White Wellness Culture Has Influenced The Way I’m Parenting & It’s Bittersweet

When I gave birth to my first child almost 10 years ago, none of my family seemed to understand my parenting choices. They were supportive and curious, and far more helpful than judgmental, but they noticed immediately that I was...
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Latinx Parenting, Techqueria and More Latinx Creators on Patreon

In a time when Latinxs are working toward representation in industries like Hollywood and technology, many are taking it upon themselves to find a way to showcase their talents, educate, build community, and still make a living.  Members of the...
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My Multi-Racial Kids Helped Me Connect With My Afro-Latinx Identity

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
From as early as I can remember, I recall my Puerto Rican parents and grandparents drilling into me that we were a mixture of African, European and Taíno. That knowledge and the rich culture associated with that particular Afro-Caribbean genetic...