It's as Clear as Gray: How to Teach Your Children About Racism

It's as Clear as Gray: How to Teach Your Children About Racism

by Blavity.com

How do you accurately teach your children about racism?  Should Can you? Sorry if this hits a sore spot for some but it’s… Read More

Family Fracas: When Taking Care of a Parent Causes Grief Between Siblings

Family Fracas: When Taking Care of a Parent Causes Grief Between Siblings

by Derrick Y. McDaniel

The widowed matriarch of the Carter* family, who suffered a stroke in early 2015, now requires a significant amount of care.  In consulting with… Read More

Parenting BIG: The Path to Reaching Your Child's Full Potential

Parenting BIG: The Path to Reaching Your Child's Full Potential

by Kimberly Seals Allers

Jessica and Kenneth Johnson* have three children, ages 5, 3 and 1. Like many parents, they want to raise great kids. There is just one issue: They… Read More

[Powered by AARP] Salute to Hidden Heroes

[Powered by AARP] Salute to Hidden Heroes

by Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO, AARP

When Emery Popoloski's husband, Charles, returned to their Boston home following two military deployments to Iraq, she noticed that he would stop… Read More

The Cost and Confusion of Caring for Our Elderly<br />

The Cost and Confusion of Caring for Our Elderly

by Derrick Y. McDaniel

When people are confronted with the challenges of caring for an elderly loved one, the single most common (and usually the first) question people… Read More

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Framing the Obamas: Revisiting an Extraordinary Family Life

by Rembert Browne

The past and present-day status of the Obamas both as Americans and revolutionaries by the virtue of their race is an exciting topic, an exploration—in… Read More

Stepping in to Adopt a Child Family Member in Need

Stepping in to Adopt a Child Family Member in Need

by Donna Owens

Tanya Goode had already been married and raised two adult sons, when life threw the New York resident an unexpected curve ball that made her a new… Read More

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Flight of the Helicopter Mom

by Josie Pickens

A colleague and I ranted the other day about our students and how unprepared and seemingly underdeveloped they are as they enter… Read More

When Your Child Comes Out: Embracing an LGBT Loved One<br />

When Your Child Comes Out: Embracing an LGBT Loved One

by Kellee Terrell

In its first season, the FOX-TV sensation Empire tackled a complicated and often overlooked issue in this country: the range of emotions and reactions… Read More

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[MANIFEST] Older Brothers Filling a Dad's Shoes

by Brandon Harrison

Of the many stereotypes attributed to African Americans, the “lack of a family structure” may be the most common echoed by the general… Read More

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