Will I Have and Mental Illness?

Child mental health

We were eating breakfast the other day when by daughter asked,

“Daddy, what is mental illness?”

“…well sweetie, like all of the other amazing questions you ask me, the answer is not easy for me to explain. Can you let me think about it for a little while? I won’t have a great answer, but I’ll try my best…” Continue reading “Will I Have and Mental Illness?”

Stereotypes, Bias, Prejudice, and Discrimination: Explaining “Normal” to a Seven Year Old

A few months back, after reading the book Separate is Never Equal, my daughter, Addi asked me:

“Daddy, why are the white people so rude to Sylvia’s family?”

Continue reading “Stereotypes, Bias, Prejudice, and Discrimination: Explaining “Normal” to a Seven Year Old”