Black Mom + Indian Dad = Search for Identity

Black Mom + Indian Dad = Search for Identity

by Sharda Sekaran

It was my senior year of college. I sat at the end of a long oval table in a meeting room in one of the academic buildings. Surrounding… Read More

Temples

The Coolest Black Family in America,
No. 5: The Temples

by Joicelyn Dingle

Ernestine Dilworth has a story to trumpet. Diagnosed with cancer, she decided to use no medication or surgery—to the dismay… Read More

Why Don’t We Teach Boys to Care for Babies?

Why Don’t We Teach Boys to Care for Babies?

by Damon Young

I've never been comfortable with babies. I don't dislike them or anything---I even enjoy making faces at perplexed babies… Read More

When Being Thankful Doesn't Come Easy<br />
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When Being Thankful Doesn't Come Easy

by Brooke Obie

The holidays are upon us. For some that means spending time catching up with friends and enjoying family. For quite a few others… Read More

The Myth of the “Healthy” Preemie:<br />
What Parents Really Need to Know<br />

The Myth of the “Healthy” Preemie:
What Parents Really Need to Know

by Phyllis Dennery, MD

Surprises can be exciting. If you are the parent of a preterm infant, then you are well aware of the initial rush of emotions that… Read More

ASK B. SCOTT:<br />
'My Husband Isn't Helping With the Baby!'

ASK B. SCOTT:
'My Husband Isn't Helping With the Baby!'

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott:  I'm a new mother and my husband is great! But ever since our child was born, well, things seem a little off… Read More

[PARENTING]<br />
Plan for the Holidays Without Losing Your Mind

[PARENTING]
Plan for the Holidays Without Losing Your Mind

by Audrey Griffin

Holiday decorations and advertising start appearing as early as October.  Christmas lists and movie marathons are in full gear… Read More

[CONFESSIONS]<br />
“I’m Pregnant, but I Never Wanted to Be a Mom”

[CONFESSIONS]
“I’m Pregnant, but I Never Wanted to Be a Mom”

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

To someone looking from the outside in, this would seem to be one of the happiest moments in my life. As I sit here writing this… Read More

[PARENTING]<br />
Caught Fighting in Front of the Kids...Now What?

[PARENTING]
Caught Fighting in Front of the Kids...Now What?

by Audrey Griffin

In a perfect world, we would never argue in front of our kids, however the key word in that sentence is "perfect, something… Read More

What Color Is Your Princess?

What Color Is Your Princess?

by Doreen Oliver

Last Halloween, my 3-year-old son wanted to be a princess. Assuming this was similar to his robot and rock star phases, I broached… Read More

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