Comedian Negin Farsad on esoteric allergies, the power of fire hydrants, and growing up Muslim … all in this edition of Kids’ Unanswerable Questions.
When Grace Lin was a kid, she hated being Chinese. In this interview, the Newbery-award-winning author talks about how a handful of boring books and an inquisitive Italian helped her to embrace her parents’ culture.
Judah is 12. He makes a mean beef wellington. Hear how he became a child chef, and how his mom had him when she was just a kid herself.
Anthonia Akitunde went looking for websites about Black working moms that broke stereotypes. She came up empty. So she started her own.
New to our show? Try this playlist of staff faves, for parents and non-parents alike.
One woman’s unusual path toward becoming a single mother by choice.
A starter reading list to help kids sort out mixed ethnicity, and to relate to the diverse kids around them.
A game of got-yer-nose turns racial and a 6-year-old raps to her white mom about not getting her Blackness. Two stories of biracial kids schooling their mamas.