Over time, we have learned that the first Thanksgiving was not exactly the Pilgrims and Indians holding hands and eating corn bread together - or at least, it was a lot more than that. Understandably, this is often the story still told in schools across the country. If you are looking for a way to give a little more honesty to the story of Thanksgiving when talking to your children, here is an article to help you do so! Click here for the article.
And of course, what you discuss with your family and children is a personal choice. No matter what you decide is right in your household, the library (and this blog!) is here to give you easy access to any information that might be helpful!