raising black children

Saying No To Your Child: It’s a GOOD Thing—and They’ll Thank You For It

When did saying no to your child become a bad thing? Writer Lori Tharps asks the questions and gives the perfect answer: just say no.

– Sep 14, 2015

9 Ways to Teach Kids About Love Without Saying a Word

Kids learn more about how to give and receive love from what we do than from anything we could ever teach them with words.

– Jun 1, 2015

Black Children and Suicide: More Of Our Babies Are Taking Their Lives and Nobody Knows Why. We Have Some Ideas.

Researchers are grasping at straws to try to explain the massive increase in Black children committing suicide. We have some pretty solid explanations.

– May 20, 2015

Talking Free Range Parenting On NPR: Apparently I’m a Crap Mom For Not Letting My Kids Run Amok

No, I don't think it's cool to let kids roam in the park unsupervised for hours at a time. You can hate me now.

– Apr 28, 2015

The Greatest Gift A Parent Could Give To a Child: In God (and Mommy/Daddy) She Trusts

How one dad's mission to put a little sweetness in his child's hand inspired a mom to give her daughter the gift of trust.

Sibling Fighting: It’s like Mayweather v Pacquiao. Except They’re (Slightly) Smaller and More Brutal.

Sibling fighting is inevitable. But you can teach your kids how to work it out.

– Apr 22, 2015

Parenting Through White Privilege: Mom Attacks Meddling Stranger Who Offers To “Help” Her With Her Crying Toddler (VIDEO)

White privilege gives this woman the mettle to meddle in a young mom's parenting choices. The young mom isn't having it.

– Mar 30, 2015

Young, Gifted & Black: My Promise To Support My Children In School and Beyond

My daughters are young, gifted & Black because they do their part in the classroom. But as their mom, I have to play my part, too.

– Mar 26, 2015

Top Five Funniest ‘Blackish’ Moments

As the midseason premiere of ABC's hit show 'Blackish' debuts, we count down our favorite Blackish scenes.

– Jan 6, 2015

The Blueprint: Black Parents Can “Do Better” Too

An argument for Black parents to turn our backs on white power structures and depend on and support each other—for our children's sake.

– Dec 4, 2014
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