A Word About My Friend Mitzi Miller & Choosing Happy

Choosing happy requires one to be fearless. It's a tough combo to pull off. But Mitzi Miller has done it, leaving some cues for us moms and our kids.

– Mar 3, 2015

Zendaya’s Hair: Her Locs Are Beautiful. Who Needs Giuliana Rancic to Say That When WE Can?

It's fine to hold Giuliana Rancic accountable for attacking Zendaya's hair. But really, we can—and should—reject the white gaze and pour our passion into celebrating our own.

– Feb 25, 2015

You Get A Pass: Do People In Multiracial Families Have A License To Be Racist?

As a White dad with a Biracial son, Alex Barnett wants to know, “How can you have an open and honest conversation about race if people can’t get beyond their own racism?”

– Feb 23, 2015

Delightful Ways To Say Thank You Are In Short Supply

One would think a person who had her purse returned to her would have a thousand ways to say thank you to the finder. But "thank yous" are in short supply.

– Feb 19, 2015

MyBrownBaby & ‘Today’ Talk ‘The Slap': Is It Okay To Discipline Children Who Aren’t Yours?

Would you discipline children who aren't yours? That's what the Today show wanted to know in a parents panel based on "The Slap."

– Feb 13, 2015

The Sun Won’t Wait for You: Lessons In Being Present

Missing the beauty of the sunrise gave this mother a lesson in being present—one we could all use.

MyBrownBaby Fresh Links: Reality TV & Our Girls, Serena Williams, ‘Black or White’ and The ‘N’ Word

Stories I found interesting this week, including the effect of Reality TV on our daughters, plus reviews of 'Black or White' and the novel, 'Disgruntled.'

– Feb 6, 2015

Black Children and ‘White People Sports': Tossing Out Racist Stereotypes So the Kids Can Play

Breaking down why one mom's desire to have her child play "white people sports" is problematic. As hell.

– Feb 4, 2015

D’Angelo on Saturday Night Live: a Celebration of Artistry and the Importance of Black Lives (VIDEO)

Watch D'Angelo on "Saturday Night Live." He'll make you believe in music again.

– Feb 2, 2015

MyBrownBaby Fresh Links: Marshawn Lynch, Magical Childhoods & the ‘Friendship Nine’

MyBrownBaby Fresh Links = interesting stuff I found on the internet this week, including stories about Marshawn Lynch, the 'Friendship Nine,' and little Aiyana Jones.

– Jan 30, 2015