Ask Code Switch: Parents Just Don't Understand : Code Switch Or do they? This week, we're answering some of your toughest questions about race and your parents. How do you create boundaries with immigrant parents? What dynamics might interracial couples bring to families? And why do so many Black parents want to prevent their kids from looking "too grown"?

Ask Code Switch: Parents Just Don't Understand

Ask Code Switch: Parents Just Don't Understand

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Sikh mother and daughter talking on a phulkari embroidery from Punjab.
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Or do they? This week, we're answering some of your toughest questions about race and your parents. How do you create boundaries with immigrant parents? What dynamics might interracial couples bring to families? And why do so many Black parents want to prevent their kids from looking "too grown"?

But a reminder to many of y'all out there: The real toughest questions about your parents are ones we can't answer. For those, you might just have to do something terrifying — call up the 'rents and ask them yourself.

This episode was produced by Jess Kung and Summer Thomad with help from Code Switch intern Aja Drain.