EP08 - How To Speak to Your Kids About Systemic Racism
In light of the recent tragic incidents that have occurred in Canada, our kids of all ages are asking questions about hate crimes and racism. Why is this happening in Canada? What do we need to know? What kind of conversations are age-appropriate? How do we prepare our kids in a society where systemic racism is being more illuminated? In this episode, we discuss strategies and mindset shifts necessary to equip ourselves with having this important discussion with our kids of all ages.
Be sure to listen for:
· What is systemic racism?
· The challenging events that have taken place in Canada in 2021 to highlight the issue of systemic racism
· How systemic racism affects communities across the country
· How to become aware of our own biases and conditional programming as parents
· A discussion of how Shaista’s children’s book BACK HOME relates to the issue of systemic racism – to learn more about the book, please visit https://thrivekidsbc.ca/back-home-1
· The top strategies to focus on in order to raise the next generation of aware, confident and empowered children who can assist in making progress on this deep-rooted issue
About the Hosts:
About Dimple Arora – Founder of Mindful Evolution
Dimple Arora is the founder of Mindful Evolution (ME) — a parenting movement that aims to empower parents and their kids towards positive transformation and life changing results...one thought, one emotion and one choice at a time.
Dimple is an expert in women and teen empowerment and specializes in helping individuals reduce the debilitating effects of stress and anxiety using mindfulness, nutrition, EFT tapping and other energy psychology modalities. Dimple is a Certified Life Coach, EFT and NLP Practitioner, Holistic Nutritionist and Energy Therapist. She holds degrees in mathematics, business, and education and was previously employed in the corporate world and as a high school math teacher.
You can book a complimentary coaching call with Dimple on her website at https://www.mindfulevolution.ca and connect with her on social media.
About Shaista Fatehali – Founder of Thrive Kids
Shaista Fatehali is the founder of Thrive Kids BC where she works with children and families to help nurture connection, empower a sense of self - worth and discover what is needed for individual families to thrive. Shaista is a speaker and the author of the children’s book BACK HOME; which has received accolades nationwide. She is a certified children’s and parent life coach and works with clients to build soft skills such as interpersonal awareness, effective communication, emotional agility emotional regulation, problem solving, transition planning and mindfulness . As a teacher and mother of two young girls, her true passion lies in giving her children, her students and clients the tools to reach their most true authentic selves.
To book a complimentary call with Shaista or to learn more about Shaista and the programs she offers at Thrive Kids BC, please visit her website at https://thrivekidsbc.ca/
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/thrivekidsbc/
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