Dear Walmart, Where’s Black Barbie?

When a Black mom can't find a Black Barbie in her local superstore, she's forced to have conversations with her toddler she's not ready to and doesn't want to have. So she's penned a letter getting Walmart together.

– Jul 27, 2015

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.

– Jul 16, 2015

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.

– Jul 8, 2015

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.

– Jul 7, 2015

Indulging My Daughters’ Passions: How Summer Activities are Helping Our Girls Touch Their Dreams

When it comes to avoiding summer slide, indulging your kids' passions goes a long way to helping them continue to learn and get them closer to their dreams.

– Jul 2, 2015

A Black Teen Father in Pursuit: a Father’s Day Appeal For Mentors To Help Young Dads

A father who had his first child at age 15 shares his experience as a teen father and the importance of mentoring.

– Jun 19, 2015

No Elsas (or Rachels) Here: One Mother Prays that She Can Teach Her Daughter to “Identify” as Her Own Beautiful Self

Black girl beauty is in the eye of the beholder—and on the tongues of those who love our Black girls and should be telling them they're beautiful.

9 Ways to Teach Kids About Love Without Saying a Word

Kids learn more about how to give and receive love from what we do than from anything we could ever teach them with words.

– Jun 1, 2015

Ask MyBrownBaby: Help, My Toddler Is a Menace! How Do I Get Him To Behave?

It's an age-old question: how to get toddlers to behave? It is possible. First, you have to accept that you're raising a toddler.

– May 26, 2015

Road Tripping With Kids: Leading an Adventurous Life with 3 Children, in 3 Cities, in 3 Years

By DOMINIQUE CLAYTON I’ve always been a busy body. Restless, imaginative, outgoing and fearless. I left home at 17 to go to college across the...

– May 19, 2015