Born to Wash Cars: The Journey to Uncovering You and Your Child’s Purpose
White Mom Who Sued Sperm Bank Over Black Baby Needs To Get A Grip
Lupita Nyong'o's Sesame Street Turn Helped My Daughter Discover Her Brown Skin
'Blackish': Teaching Black Children To Embrace ALL Of Us
A Biracial Mom Asks: What Do I Do When Black Relatives Pressure Me To Spank?

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.

– Oct 2, 2014

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.

– Sep 25, 2014

‘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.

– Sep 24, 2014

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?

– Sep 23, 2014

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.

– Sep 17, 2014

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.

– Sep 16, 2014

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.

– Sep 15, 2014

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.

– Sep 12, 2014

#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?

– Sep 10, 2014