Love & Renewal: What My Daddy Taught Me After Mom Passed Away
I expected my father to need a lot of hand-holding at our first holiday dinner after mom died. Boy, was I wrong.
What Will I Tell My Son? Parenting In the Age of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown
As the Eric Garner grand jury decision winds its way through the news, one mom contemplates what her fear means for her biracial son.
There’s Hope: How to Transform the Lives of Black Boys
David Banks, author of a new book about educating and inspiring Black boys, says they can find success—with our help.
Train Up a Child In the Way He Should Go: Teaching & Learning In Motherhood
Learning how to train up a child in the way he should go is learned on the job. You learn as you go. You go as you learn. Sometimes you get it wrong.
Parenting While Unemployed: Learning To Conquer Doubt and Be Inspired
One mom chronicles the serious challenges she faces while searching for a job, among them, finding the strength to parent through unemployment.
Suffer the Little Children: the Effect of Domestic Violence On Kids
It's not just battered moms who get hurt: the effects of domestic violence on children are real—and long lasting.
New Study Says Labor Pains Don’t Hurt As Much As We Remember. Moms Everywhere Want To Shank Them In the Gut.
Do labor pains hurt? A new study says it's not as bad as moms think. We think the researchers should go into hiding now.
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.
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?