Posts tagged with: Mixed Kids

The Importance of Identity for Black Women and Biracial Kids.

 Why is identity such an important topic amongst women, girls and minorities?  Will there ever be a time when our heritage, race and social economic status won’t affect our experiences?  My focus...

Brown skin mom raising light skin girls. Facing racial inquiries as a Multiracial family!

Lifelong Friendships I met my best friend Ashley the summer between Freshman and Sophomore year in high school.  We were a couple weeks into driver’s education class and had never...

A letter to my daughters

Writer’s Workshop I recently took a writer’s workshop at UW Madison to sharpen my craft.  We explored some deep topics.  Each writer was willing to be vulnerable and everyone who...
  • Natural Hairstyles for Summer

Summer Tails! Natural hairstyle tips for mixed kids in summer!

Summer Time Hairstyling During the summer, we keep it moving.  We are always on the go, Swimming, camping and eating at backyards BBQs.   This is our season.  Living Laufty...

My hair is a garden book review and DIY Hair Oil

Children’s book about Natural Hair Care We received our pre-ordered book “My hair is a garden” last from Amazon.  The beautifully illustrated kid’s book touches on a young girl’s struggle...

Flexi Rod Set on Mixed Kid’s Hair

Flexi Rod set on natural curly hair   After we removed the box braids from Giana’s hair, her hair was stretched and dry with lots of volume.  Old hair works...

Custom Personalized Art

An interview with Dongjiao Sun This past fall I collaborated with a talented sketch artist.  I was introduced to Dongjaio Sun (aka DJ) by my girlfriend and I was very...

Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse – Swim Season Cleanse

Wash Day Mixed Kids Haircare Sundays are family days for us.  These little fishes love to swim.   Despite the less than ideal weather we had this summer, we managed...

Giana’s Updo Giant Bun

Giant Bun on 3-day old hair Old hair is so pretty to work because the hair is dry and the curls are set.  It has more volume at this point...

Living a Laufty Life!

Heyyyy! Thanks for visiting and learning about living the Laufty Life. I’m Dione Laufenberg. Originally from Chicago, we moved to Madison, Wisconsin when I was young, so I’m a midwest...