As part of our series on the coronavirus pandemic, on episode 58 we’re delving into the trauma aspect. We’ll use Christine Fonseca and her new book, Healing the heart: Helping Your Child Thrive After Trauma, as a template for this compelling conversation.
When children better understand bullies and how to stand up to them, they also better understand themselves. Amanda Morin joins Emily to talk about diverse personalities and power dynamics, and helping neurodiverse kids understand bullying, on episode 62.
Julee has worked in media her entire career and has made a true dent in the industry. But as with so many of us, her success has come at a cost in terms of balancing her ambitions with motherhood, being present for her family, and prioritizing her own well-being.
In our chat, we talk about what it’s like being Third Culture Kids, how that translates into our experiences in the United States and abroad, and how the black experience takes shape in different global contexts.
In this episode, Wayetu talks about her initial resistance to writing a story about the war in Liberia and how that changed, as she understood her own role in rewriting history. We also discuss how cultural exposure and a binary existence influence our world views.