Black and Ugly: Afro Latino Colorism On the Pre-School Playground Forced This Conversation
Afro latino colorism reared its ugly head on a preschool playground, but this little girl leaned on her mom's lessons on self-love to make it through.
Ask MyBrownBaby: When Should Boys and Girls Stop Sharing a Room?
The neighbor is upset that her three-year-old daughter shared a bedroom with slightly older boys. Does she have a right to be mad?
Homeschooling Black Children: This Is How (and Why!) This Mom Does It. Plus: a Book Giveaway!
Homeschooling Black children took a whole 'nother meaning after this white mom of brown children saw Black history ignored in her children's school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.