domestic violence

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.

– Oct 29, 2014

#WhyIStayed: Teaching Our Daughters & Sons How To Love, Sans Violence

#WhyIStayed taught a valuable lesson about domestic violence. Now, it's time to teach our children how to recognize true love that doesn't hurt.

In the Gray: Teaching my Daughter How to Use Faith AND Wisdom in Relationships

We all live in the murky, gray area that exists between our core values and the wisdom needed to deal with reality. How do we teach our children to discern the difference if we're confused about it, too?

A Valentine’s Day Dance With A Purpose: Helping To End Violence Against Women

Today, my daughter and I will dance. Not just because we’re happy. Or because we feel like doing some Soul Train-styled dance off featuring the...

– Feb 14, 2013

Stand Your Ground, Domestic Violence and Black Ballerinas: Melissa Harris-Perry Talks Black Women

Have I told you lately how much I super heart Melissa Harris-Perry?  Her self-titled show on MSNBC gives me life—not just because the Tulane professor...

– May 8, 2012

I Made A Baby With the Devil: A Black Moms Story of Parenting and Domestic Abuse

By MICHELLE BOND Many years ago, I met a man who seemed normal, but was actually the devil. Well, not literally the devil. He was...

– Aug 16, 2011