Why All Parents Should Talk With Their Kids About Social Identity

A new survey from Sesame Workshop suggests when it comes to talking with kids about things such as race, class and gender, many parents have work to do: Why All Parents Should Talk With Their Kids About Social Identity

An excerpt: “Kotler Clarke says, all grown-ups need to be proactive about explaining the differences kids see and making clear: Different isn’t bad. If children don’t get help from parents ‘and have to try to make meaning of different social identities [on their own], they may come up with all sorts of weird and strange reasons that people are somewhat different.'”