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  • Paperback
  • 272
  • My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children
  • Denene Millner
  • English
  • 21 July 2018
  • 9781572842120

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My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children Read & Download æ 104 Ublishing almost 2000 posts aimed at lifting the voices of moms and dads of color Millner has now curated The Best of MyBrownBaby a collection of the website’s most important and insightful essays This one of a kind parenting book offers perspectives on the issues moms of color and mothers of children of color face as they raise their kids from birthing while black to negotiating discipline to preparing children for racismThrough her website Millner has created a space for African American moms and parents of black children many of whom long to lend their critical but. I adore this book Compiled from her award winning blog My Brown Baby Millner describes the essence of parenting African American children The topics discussed in this book range from hair care and reality television to politics and racism As a mom I savored every moment Millner describes with her beautiful children there is such pride joy and delight in each one However as a mom of a black daughter my heart ached Even now as I recall the stories and experiences of Millner and her family my heart overflows with sadness I continue to lament the racial divide that exists in our country Despite the challenges Millner offers hope steadfastness and determination in raising successful African American children I highly recommend this book for African American families families formed through transracial adoption and anyone who cares for and loves little brown babies like mine

Read & Download My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American ChildrenMy Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children

My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children Read & Download æ 104 “The best site for thoughtful fierce advice about parenting from a Black perspective” EbonyFor almost a decade national parenting expert and bestselling author Denene Millner has published thought provoking insightful sometimes wickedly funny commentary about motherhood on her critically acclaimed website MyBrownBabycom The site hailed as a “must read” by the New York Times speaks to the experiences joys fears sorrows and triumphs of African American motherhood from pregnancy and child rearing to relationships and the politics of parenting black childrenAfter p. Well I ll keep this review short and sweet maybe it wasn t what I expected but I think this book fell a little short While I had never heard of the author before the title caught my attention Being a new mom to a baby boy I felt like this book would help me navigate some of the difficult roads ahead of me But this author painted a broad brush about her life and upbringing and what it is like to raise two black girls While I admire her for approaching the subject I think that she could have changed the title to reflect just that On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Girls I did enjoy the book overall and since I m a female I understand completely what kind of challenges African American girls face on a daily basis I guess I was hoping that focus would be on African American boys as well But overall this was a solid book I would definitely rate it a 35 if Goodreads allowed it

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My Brown Baby: On the Joys and Challenges of Raising African American Children Read & Download æ 104 All too often ignored voices to the national parenting discussion Full of essays that readers of all backgrounds will find provocative The Best of MyBrownBaby acknowledges that there absolutely are issues that African American parents must deal with that white parents never have to confront if they’re not raising brown children This book chronicles these differences with open arms a lot of love and the deep belief that though we may come from separate places and have different backgrounds all parents want the same things for our families and especially for our children. One day I was flipping through the channels and came across A Seat At The Table on PBS and saw Ms Millner as one of the hosts Later that week when I saw this book on the new book shelf at the library I knew I had to check it out It was an awesome read full of thoughts that I can relate to as a mom of a future black man I love the tip about power cleaning for 15 minutes each day Keep up the great work