Conversations about differences will look different for each family. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach, the science is clear: the earlier parents start conversations with their children the better.
You are the example your child follows
You are your child’s introduction into the world. What they see you do is just as important as what they hear you say. Like language, prejudice is learned over time. Take every opportunity to teach kindness, celebrate differences, and challenge racism, sexism, heterosexism, and ableism. You have the privilege to teach them that every person deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.