Step Outside Our Bubbles to Grow Good Kids

Following the 2016 US Presidential election it became clear that Americans, many of whom idealized a diverse, pluralistic, open-minded nation, had long – a really long – way to go. Pundits concluded that we lived in “bubbles” that don’t overlap information, media, friendships, or conversations. This seems like a fundamental issue that global citizenship, or raising a child with a global perspective, can address. In this Huffington Post article I shared my thoughts on this matter and some simple strategies to “step outside our bubbles.”

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(Image source: Barefoot Book of Children, 2016)

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