How to Talk about LGBTQ Pride Month with Your Child
1.Talk about universal values and your family’s values. 2. Keep it simple. 3. Have an ongoing conversation about diversity, difference, and discrimination rather than one “big talk”. 4. Kids love the colors of the flag. Talk to them about the meaning of the colors.
We recommend the following LGBTQ inclusive books that include character of color. In order to work towards equity and justice, parents and educators should be talking with children as early as possible about race, gender, diverse families, and LGBTQ people. These books are meant to help parents take action or "protest" by having conversations with their children.
Together Apart Campaign invites you to spend the week of May 25-29 practicing a mindfulness technique – journaling. Journaling is a great way to reduce anxiety or stress. Each day, we will provide you with several prompts focused on a theme for the day. We will also provide children with a different prompt for drawing or writing.
This book – in typical Todd Parr illustrations and fashion – celebrates many different types of families, including two mom families, two dad families, families with stepparents, families who adopt children, families with one parent, etc.