As a brand that sells natural and organic family apparel, we often speak about sustainability, environmental issues, and how we, as individuals, can become healthier in our daily lives. But one area we have not addressed, is the link between climate and racial justice.
How to talk with children about complex things like systemic racism, societal inequity, and teaching a culture of compassion.
"We must acknowledge—with eyes and minds wide open—the world as it is if we want to change it."
New York Times columnist Charles Blow
When thrown into turmoil, we are forced to re-examine how we live. During this time of forced isolation, instead of turning to fear and anxiety over things we can’t control, now is the time to focus on what is inherently human - your resilience. After all, as a mindful parent, you know creating space and cultivating compassion and presence in times of stress is the best way to move past it with grace. And nothing shows that more beautifully than planting a living garden - one you nurture, find solace, joy and hopefully some great things to eat!