10 Things You Must Know When Dating as a Single Mom

Dating as a single mom is no joke—it's hard out here. But The Winning Single Mom has some solid tips for how to win at finding love.

– Feb 9, 2017

Jill Scott’s New Mahogany Greeting Cards Line Is Helping Me Love On My Friends

Mahogany greeting cards teamed up with Jill Scott to create a new line of dope cards that reminds me of the beauty of my friendships.

– Feb 8, 2017

Good Night MyBrownBaby: bell hooks’ “Homemade Love” (VIDEO)

Ever wondered where I got the name “Girlpie” for my daughters Mari and Lila? Look no further than the book I read in the last...

– Feb 7, 2017

When it Comes to Colorism, a Little Bit of Crew Love Goes a Long Way

This is what happens when a dark-skinned girl, weighed down by the effects of colorism, hears uplifting words from friends who tell her she's beautiful.

– Feb 6, 2017

Kam Franklin: Paving Her Own Yellow Brick Road Out Of Emerald City

Kam Franklin, the soul-belting lead of the Gulf Coast Soul band, The Suffers, celebrates her Black Girl Magic—and doing things her way.

– Feb 3, 2017

Beyonce is Pregnant Again, With Twins! Some MyBrownBaby Advice For Dealing With the Second Kid(s)

Congratulations are in order! Beyonce is pregnant again, this time with twins. We have some solid advice for dealing with baby No. 2 (and 3!).

– Feb 1, 2017

Facebook Suicide: When a Black Child’s Tragedy Finds Its Way On To Social Media

If the Facebook suicide of Nakia Venant teaches us parents we need to be more vigilant about the mental health of Black children—and take measures to help.

– Feb 1, 2017

The Skin I’m In: This Afro Latina Defines Who She Is

This Afro Latina mom talks race, ethnicity, nationality and how she defines her identity as a Black Dominican woman with a chocolate baby.

– Jan 30, 2017

3 Lessons Donald Trump Can Help You Teach Your Kids

One mom gives the new president some credit for teaching children some good lessons on how to be.

– Jan 26, 2017

Dear Parents With Belts: STOP Beating Your Kids

When parents with belts discipline children, this is how it shows up in the classroom. This teacher vows to make it better for the next generation.

– Jan 25, 2017

Good Night MyBrownBaby: Faith Ringgold’s “Tar Beach” (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our third Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video me reading an all-time favorite, Faith Ringgold's "Tar Beach."

– Jan 24, 2017

President Obama Told Sasha and Malia We Gone Be Alright, But We’re Not

President Obama told Sasha and Malia the country will be ok with the new leader and an all-Republican Congress. Maybe for The Obamas. But not for us.

– Jan 23, 2017

Good Night MyBrownBaby: “Peeny Butter Fudge” (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our second Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video of our "Peeny Butter Fudge," reading with Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts.

– Jan 10, 2017

Video of NC Officer Body Slamming a Female Student Should Make You RAGE

An officer body slamming a female student should make us angry. So should administrators that let police officers patrol our children's schools.

– Jan 6, 2017

Janet Jackson and Her New Baby: Nevermind Her Age—Congrats, Girl!

Janet Jackson had a baby. Can we stop harping on her age and wish our girl and her new pleasure principle the best of luck?

– Jan 5, 2017
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