Unschooling Black Children Without The Restrictions of School, Plus Other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links
Bring Your Own Cup Day at 7-Eleven Feels Like Home for an Army Wife
The Teen Who Begged to Be Adopted Has a Forever Family
Why I Buy Black Children's Books by Black Authors and Why You Should Too
The Cookie SNL Skit Spoofing Sesame Street Is Pure Hilarity (VIDEO)

Unschooling Black Children Without The Restrictions of School, Plus Other MyBrownBaby Fresh Links

Unschooling Black children is about liberation. This mom shows us how she does it, plus notes on the food stamp challenge, the color of autism advocacy, the trials of transracial adoptees and real talk for an 8-year-old who hears about rape on TV.

– Apr 17, 2015

Bring Your Own Cup Day at 7-Eleven Feels Like Home for an Army Wife

People brought buckets to get their favorite slurpee during Bring Your Own Cup Day at 7-Eleven, but the special event meant much more than a sweet treat for this fan.

– Apr 16, 2015

The Teen Who Begged to Be Adopted Has a Forever Family

Celebrate! The teen who begged to be adopted has a new family—the social worker who's handled his case for a decade.

– Apr 15, 2015

Why I Buy Black Children’s Books by Black Authors and Why You Should Too

Integrating children's bookshelves since 2001.

– Apr 14, 2015

The Cookie SNL Skit Spoofing Sesame Street Is Pure Hilarity (VIDEO)

We knew there'd be a Cookie SNL Skit when Taraji P. Henson hosted this past weekend, but man, whoever thought up letting the matriarch of 'Empire' loose on 'Sesame Street' stole the show.

– Apr 13, 2015

The Totally Legit MyBrownBaby 7/11 Fan Video: Getting Our Beyonce On!

We had too much fun making the MyBrownBaby 7/11 fan video. Press play!

– Apr 10, 2015

Hey Black Child! Watch This 3-Year-Old Slay A Recitation Of Countee Cullen’s Poem For Brown Babies (VIDEO)

Hey Black Child, Countee Cullen's beautiful poem celebrating and encouraging Black children, sounds downright melodic when this toddler recites it. Be inspired.

– Apr 9, 2015

Toddler Talk: What You Say vs. What Your Toddler Hears

Toddler talk is a complex language that dictates that what we say is pretty much exactly the opposite of what our babies hear.

– Apr 8, 2015

To the Lady Who Called My Toddler a ‘Thug.’

Stereotyping Black boys, even toddlers, comes a tad too easy for some, as discovered by this white mom of a Black son.

– Apr 7, 2015

Totally Lila and the Awesome Haiku: Celebrating My Baby’s Poetry

Turns out my baby, Totally Lila, is pretty gangsta with the haiku—so gangsta that she's being honored by a celebrated children's book author and poet.

– Apr 6, 2015

Kelly Rowland On Motherhood, Baby Weight and the Anxiety of Raising a Black Son (VIDEO)

Welcoming Kelly Rowland to the MyBrownBaby circle as she shares her motherhood journey.

– Apr 3, 2015

“Mommy, why can’t I fly?” How to Not Let Real Limitations Stop our Babies From Dreaming

Hopped up on "Tinkerbell" flicks, this mom's toddler thinks she can fly—until she realizes she can't. What this mother says to help her understand will melt your heart.

– Apr 2, 2015