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Do you let your children play with children of another color?

Im just asking cuz my son best friend is biracial but looks all black and despite where i live and the fact that this is 2009(you wouldnt think it would be a huge deal in this big city) I constatnly get wierd looks when they play together.. really though i could care less what people think he is happy and they love playing together and he is also my bffs son... im just wondering if any one actaully limits who their kids play with beacuse of this?

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Asked by JrsMommy07 at 9:31 PM on Apr. 30, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • Sure why not if they come from a good family I don't care the color

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 9:32 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • I let my son play with any child that he wants to, as long as they are good children. If they are trouble makers then he doesn't play with them, no matter what color they are. I don't limit his friends becasue of their skin color. He even had a "girlfriend" in Kindergarten and 1st grade that was black.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:33 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • of course i do . lol my kids are mixed

    Answer by jodi205 at 9:34 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • I don't care. Although where we live there aren't any black kids her age that I know of. As long as they aren't doing something they aren't supposed to be doing, she can play with whoever she wants.

    Answer by NicMorgan at 9:34 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • yeah.... this day in age almost everyone is a diferent "color" one way or the other.

    Answer by daughteroftruth at 9:43 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • My kids play with whoever they want.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 10:14 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • The only kids I don't let mine play with are kids that are mean. They have friends of all sorts. Most are Hispanic since we are a minority in the neighborhood (my son is 1 of 2 non-Hispanic kids in his class and the only one that only speaks English, all the other kids are bilingual).

    Answer by justanotherjen at 10:23 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • my dd's best friend at preschool is black, they have playdates all the time & i LOVE that little girl like she's my own, she's precious!

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 10:25 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • yes, as should everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Answer by momindistress08 at 10:33 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • LOL. My kids play with whomever they want. I think my daughter has a thing for Hispanic boys...

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:33 PM on Apr. 30, 2009

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