Born to Wash Cars: The Journey to Uncovering You and Your Child’s Purpose
Giving your child the gift of discovering what she was "born" to do.
White Mom Who Sued Sperm Bank Over Black Baby Needs To Get A Grip
The white mom suing over giving birth to a Black baby is rooted in fear—and horrible for the child.
Lupita Nyong’o’s Sesame Street Turn Helped My Daughter Discover Her Brown Skin
When Lupita Nyong'o tells Elmo she loves her brown skin, a little girl and her mother learn something special about themselves.
‘Blackish': Teaching Black Children To Embrace ALL Of Us
'Blackish,' the new ABC sitcom starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, has the potential to tell some honest truths.
A Biracial Mom Asks: What Do I Do When Black Relatives Pressure Me To Spank?
What's a white mom to do when her biracial toddler starts acting up in front of the Black side of the family that believes in spanking?
A Better Way: One Mother Wrestles With All This “New Fangled” Discipline
This mom is learning that if she wants to change her daughter's character, not just her behavior, spanking may not be the best option for disciplining.
Natural Hair Wars: Coaxing the Generational Shift Toward Afros, Locs & Braids
Finally, my daughters and I can walk into my father's house happy to be me. finally, he's happy with our natural hair, too.
For Trayvon Martin & Michael Brown: A Black Teen Girl On Why Their Lives Mattered
As we grapple with the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown, a 15-year-old girl wonders when she will be free of the fear and worry born from hate.
Adrian Peterson, Charles Barkley & Switches: It’s Time To Let Go of Plantation Discipline
Adrian Peterson and Charles Barkley think switches are good parenting tools. I've got a few betters ones.
Dear Vogue, et. al.: Can We Get Off My Booty Please?
On a macro level, Vogue's choice to objectify women like some sweaty construction worker on a busy city street at lunch hour is disgusting. On a personal level, it’s a trigger.
#WhyIStayed: Teaching Our Daughters & Sons How To Love, Sans Violence
#WhyIStayed taught a valuable lesson about domestic violence. Now, it's time to teach our children how to recognize true love that doesn't hurt.
For Brown Babies Who Love Superheroes: Diversity in Comics & Film
What's a Black mom to do when her baby wants to be a superhero?