Daddy’s Girl, Still: He Never Came Home

Prolific politics and race writer Kirsten West Savali turns her pen toward an introspective, emotional look at life with her father—and without him.

– Jun 14, 2017

He Never Came Home: I Was the Different One

Celebrating the release of "He Never Came Home," essays from daughters on life without their dads, with a piece by Nisa Rashid, asha bandele's baby.

– Jun 13, 2017

You Did It Your Way: He Never Came Home

A daughter whose father died when she was a teen recounts the loving lessons she learned from him—an excerpt from the upcoming book, "He Never Came Home."

– Jun 8, 2017

Here and There: He Never Came Home

A daughter remembers all the ways her father said he would show up, but didn't. A powerful essay from the upcoming book, "He Never Came Home."

– Jun 7, 2017

All Is Forgiven: He Never Came Home

A daughter remembers all the ways her father failed to show up for her—and forgives him for it, in this excerpt from "He Never Came Home."

– Jun 6, 2017

The Maiden Flight: MyBrownBaby First Girlpie Mari Graduates High School Today!

Mari graduates today from high school, with honors. We are over the moon proud of her.

– May 25, 2017

Mari, the First Girlpie of MyBrownBaby, is Going to Yale!

Mari, the Girlpie you've watched grow up into a confident, brilliant, beautiful young woman right here on MyBrownBaby, is headed to the Ivy League!

– May 16, 2017

Single Mom Tax Refund: 9 Ways To Make Your Money Work For You

Single moms and tax refunds can be a match made in heaven—if you know how to work it. Here are nine ways to put your refund to work.

– Feb 20, 2017

Facebook Suicide: When a Black Child’s Tragedy Finds Its Way On To Social Media

If the Facebook suicide of Nakia Venant teaches us parents we need to be more vigilant about the mental health of Black children—and take measures to help.

– Feb 1, 2017

3 Lessons Donald Trump Can Help You Teach Your Kids

One mom gives the new president some credit for teaching children some good lessons on how to be.

– Jan 26, 2017
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