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My Son Is the Only Brown Toddler in His Daycare

I just want the best for him — but I fear he’ll be othered

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Drop-off at my son’s daycare follows a familiar script: We leave home in my quickly aging Kia with its speakers throbbing, as I match the lyrical flows of the ’90s rappers who raised me. Upon approaching the nursery, I slowly reduce the volume and compose myself before parking alongside…




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Rice & Beans

Rice & Beans

I’m a Father, Marathon Runner, Teacher & Parenting Consultant. My goal is to affirm, celebrate, and elevate Latino parents of the past/present/future.

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