6 Ways to Raise a Tolerant Kid

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Accept (and Celebrate) Differences

Equality doesn't mean that everyone is the same, and tolerance doesn't mean pretending like people aren't different. Be honest with your kid about the qualities that make different people and groups unique. Physical characteristics, like skin color, are just one small difference. Talk to her about different religions, holidays, and other traditions to help her see how cool it is to learn about other cultures and be part of a diverse world.