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Articles Discussing Racism and Protests in America
As Maslow’s hierarchy of needs has taught us, self-actualization, let alone strength and freedom, can never be met until our personal safety is secured. We understand that the complexity of power and privilege can be a lot for some to unpack and explore on their own. Karen Young provides a helpful resource that discusses the importance of having these conversations and how to do so in an age appropriate way.
Our favorite furry characters band together to explain what is happening right now in America in a kid-friendly and age appropriate way.
This is a time for us to be reminded that there is work to be done, internally and externally. A time to embrace and encourage the vulnerable conversations, impactful steps of action, intentional self-reflection, and coming together as a community.
We will not shy away from such elements out of fear of making mistakes and imperfection. Rather, recognizing that we will make mistakes and we must bravely move forward to create true growth in ourselves and our communities.
Watch the full CNN/Sesame Street Racism town hall in a way that speaks directly to your children.
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The Nourished RD
Sarika Shah believes in ‘nourishing the whole YOU!’ and provides evidence-based nutrition counseling individualized for your medical needs, lifestyle and goals. She specializes in: Family Nutrition & General Wellness, Weight Management & Weight Loss, Mental Health & Nutrition, Disease Specific Management (diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, heart disease, etc), & Mindful Eating.