Homeschooling Black Children: This Is How (and Why!) This Mom Does It. Plus: a Book Giveaway!
Homeschooling Black children took a whole 'nother meaning after this white mom of brown children saw Black history ignored in her children's school.
How to Talk to White Children About Race: Here’s How To Avoid Raising Another Rachel Dolezal
Want to avoid raising a delusional kid who thinks being Black is "cool"? Consider these tips for how to talk to white children about race.
An Open Letter to Sleep (From an Exhausted Parent)
A new dad to twins realizes that he may never have the relationship with sleep that he used to have. At least he has a sense of humor about it.
The Attack On Black Single Mothers: Outrunning Stereotypes, Carrying the Burden
Black mothers are forced to expend energy trying to outrun the idea that they are bad mothers who birth and then neglect bad kids with uninvolved, bad daddies. And that's a sin and a shame.
Ta-Nehisi Coates new book ‘Between the World and Me’ and Other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links
This week's MyBrownBaby fresh links include an excerpt of Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book, Between the World and Me, plus a new tribute album to Nina Simone.
Bless Your Heart: Turning 40 as the Mother of a Pre-Schooler
Turning 40 has put a lot of perspective in this mom's journey—and made her appreciate it all the more.
Show This To Your Daughters: The Five Mentors Every Teen Girl Should Have
The five mentors every girl should have—an excerpt from Famous! How to Be the Star of Your Show: A Teen Girl’s Guide to Embracing Her Fabulous Self, by Taiia Smart Young.
A Great Moisturizer For Black Skin: AVEENO® Daily Moisturizing Sheer Hydration Lotion
I tried out AVEENO® Daily Moisturizing Sheer Hydration Lotion—and I dug it. Here's why.
Forgiving My Father: How My Son’s Unconditional Love Convinced Me To Embrace My Dad
Forgiving my father was a tricky proposition—until my baby boy embraced his grandfather with open arms, pure love and zero judgement.