Alice Frame


4 Picture Books to Read in Honor of Native American Heritage Day

Each year, the Friday after Thanksgiving is designated as Native American Heritage Day. It's a day to celebrate and acknowledge the culture and contributions of Native Americans appropriately and respectfully. It also creates a...

Talking With Kids About Gender Identity

We want to raise kind and compassionate humans. To do this, it's so important that we talk openly about diversity in people with our children. This includes talking about gender identity. Talking openly about...
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What to Expect in the Domestic Infant Adoption Process

As an adoptive parent, I'm often asked about the adoption process. The adoption process can be incredibly complex, and every adoption story is unique. However, there are some general steps that occur across most domestic...

Picture Books that Celebrate Family Diversity

Family diversity is something that I love celebrating in my family. Not all families look the same and they certainly aren't all created the same way. It's really important to share these diverse families...

Picture Books for Back-to-School Season

It’s that time of year, when we start preparing for back-to-school. It’s a big change and it can be really hard – for our kids and for us. Here are a few of our...

Picture Books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time to honor and celebrate the diverse cultures, people, and achievements of AAPI communities. We love finding stories that are representative of our kiddo,...

Tips for Offering Help to Others

Let’s rethink how we go about offering help. A lot of times, when we offer help, we say something like, "Hey, I am (either so happy or so sorry) that you’re experiencing this. What...
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Raising Anti-Ableist Kids Part 1: Disability-Inclusive Books

Ableism is the discrimination - intentional or unintentional- against people with a disability. It surrounds us whether we realize it or not. Part of raising good humans includes fostering anti-ableism in our children. To do this,...

Raising Anti-Ableist Kids Part 2: Talking About Disability

Last month, in Raising Anti-Ableist Kids Part 1, I shared a list of my family's favorite disability-inclusive books. Hopefully you had a chance to check some of them out. Part of raising good humans...

Introducing Alice Frame… A Holt Mom

I’m Alice: mom, wife, reader, crafter, and dedicated sunscreen wearer. I’m pro-therapy, Team Oxford Comma, and appreciate a well-placed “that’s what she said” joke. I also have a gift for nervous rambling and terrible...