[FATHER/HOOD] Forgiveness, Knowing Better and Doing Better

[FATHER/HOOD] Forgiveness, Knowing Better and Doing Better

by Shawn Taylor

My parents should have never been parents. While I’m thankful they got together and had me, this is about as far as I will… Read More

A Daddy Deals with His Daughter’s Self-Esteem

A Daddy Deals with His Daughter’s Self-Esteem

by Shawn Taylor

The magnitude of my arrogance before I became a parent was staggering. (My wife is much more grounded and pragmatic than me.) We’d… Read More

ASK B. SCOTT<br />
'I Don't Believe in Whipping My Child'

ASK B. SCOTT
'I Don't Believe in Whipping My Child'

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott, I’m a 31-year-old woman and I have a 10 year old daughter, who I gave birth to when I was still… Read More

A Dad Deals with His Baby Girl’s N-Word Encounter

A Dad Deals with His Baby Girl’s N-Word Encounter

by Shawn Taylor

Close to six years ago, my wife and I discovered she was pregnant. At the time, I made the decision to background the racial aspects… Read More

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Surviving the Winter Pregnancy Blues

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Surviving the Winter Pregnancy Blues

by Audrey Griffin

Being pregnant is hard. Being pregnant in freezing temperatures and icy weather can be miserable. Here are some tips for staying… Read More

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It's Daddy's Baby, Too!

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It's Daddy's Baby, Too!

by Audrey Griffin

Back in 'the day,' the expectation was often that Mommy would take care of all things related to baby care, as Daddy was… Read More

[PARENTING]<br />
Have Your Family New Year's Resolutions Been Broken Already?<br />

[PARENTING]
Have Your Family New Year's Resolutions Been Broken Already?

by Audrey Griffin

It's the second week of 2013. How are your resolutions coming along? If you feel like you're failing already, you're… Read More

How Much Are We Spoiling Our Kids?

How Much Are We Spoiling Our Kids?

by Jo Nubian

My daughter, like many American children, lives a very good life.  She’s seven.  She occupies two bedrooms of our… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 6: The Holberts

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 6: The Holberts

by Joicelyn Dingle

Just like everyone has her or his own path, every relationship has its own journey, precise as DNA. Twenty years in the making… Read More

Shelly Frey and the Single Mom Struggle

Shelly Frey and the Single Mom Struggle

by Josie Pickens

Many of us were horrified to learn that a young Black woman suspected of shoplifting Read More

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