Spark! Kids React to Cheerios Ad Featuring Interracial Family

Cheerios_Girl*“But some people just fall in love like that!”

That’s just one of the cool reactions from kids who were shown a recent Cheerios commercial featuring an interracial couple — and then were told the commercial was controversial.

Check out the awesome faces of these shocked kids in this Today Show segment as they struggle to comprehend why showing  a white mom and an African-American dad would cause anyone to freak out.  Just another reason we love working with this smart generation!

*Today is Nelson Mandela International Day, and the 95 birthday of an inspiring leader who helped  us to think deeply about peace and social justice. In his honor, we are posting a wonderful quote of his — one  which resonates with one of our core beliefs at Go Girls! Camp: “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

You can read more of his inspirational words on the United Nations Foundation website.

*ONE LAST THING: Going on vacation soon? Will you leave your office behind? If you’re like most Americans, you will stay connected, at least according to a recent poll.

But while some may argue that checking in on email or calling a coworker helps them let go, The Huffington Post’s Tim McDonald had a different experience on his digital vacation. Read what he learned by unplugging, then tell us: Do you unplug on your vacations?