A new family moved in one street over from us, and came forward with a letter the husband received in the mail. It was an awful letter filled with hate, racism, and threatening words directed at his wife. They are a bi-racial couple; he is white and she is black.
My eight- and nine-year-old kids are paying more attention to our conversations, observing more carefully the example of our living (for better and for worse), and processing it in conversations with their friends. Parenting is getting real!