Black Breastfeeding Week 2014: Celebrating Black Families and the Best First Food

Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week 2014, August 25 - August 31.

– Aug 25, 2014

Five Fun Ideas For Summer Learning: It’s Not Too Late!

It's almost back-to-school time, but it's not too late to get in some last-minute summer learning. Great tips here!

– Aug 22, 2014

Watering the Flower: How I Help My Daughter Embrace Her Beauty

My daughter is blossoming into a beautiful young woman. She just doesn’t know it yet. So I tell her so.

– Aug 19, 2014

Teaching Kids Authenticity & the Wonderful Risk in Telling the Truth

This mom is trying to teach her daughter that being her authentic self can save her a lifetime of heartache.

Who’s In Charge Here: Taming Your Toddler By Ceding More Control

Kids need to respect their parents authority, but toddlers who feel more confident in small decisions are less likely to act out and make bigger mistakes.

– Jun 20, 2014

Positive Discipline: How To Stop Your Kid From Hitting

Dear Mother Wit, My 2-year-old has been hitting me, her big sister, the kids out on the playground, pretty much everybody she comes in contact...

– Jun 13, 2014

Breastfeeding At Graduation Pic Is Some Kinda Wonderful—And Exactly What Black Folk Need To See

Apparently, the earth is going to stop spinning on its rotational axis because this graduate posted a picture of herself breastfeeding at graduation.

– Jun 10, 2014

Lessons on Being Present, From God’s Greatest Gift to Me

Forget going about life on auto-pilot: watch your three-year-old to figure out how to live in the moment.

A Young Black Girl Chosen To Be the Subject of a Book, All Grown Up

Her story is important. It is hers, and she owned it proudly.

– May 23, 2014

“Who’s Your Real Mother?” And Other Things To Never Say To An Adoptee

"I bet your real mother was beautiful," is among some of the many statements and questions that drive adoptees batty.

– May 13, 2014