#ThisIsWhatBlackMotherhoodLooksLike: Why I Gave My Child Up for Adoption

#ThisIsWhatBlackMotherhoodLooksLike: Why I Gave My Child Up for Adoption

by Aprille Franks-Hunt

“I can’t keep this baby.” Beautiful spring flowers, handmade cards folded unevenly, candies and all the… Read More

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#ThisIsWhatBlackMotherhoodLooksLike
Mothering Through Pain

by Sona Smith

I share a lot of myself and my mothering successes and challenges on social media. For example, the birth of my second child is Read More

#ThisIsWhatBlackMotherhoodLooksLike:<br />
Making It Work With My Girlfriend and My Ex-Husband

#ThisIsWhatBlackMotherhoodLooksLike:
Making It Work With My Girlfriend and My Ex-Husband

by Cleo

The Official Book of Black Mothering has yet to be published. Luckily, there are a million rules in the unofficial version on how… Read More

I'm a Single Mom, But I Am Also the Greatest Mom of All Time, So There<br />
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I'm a Single Mom, But I Am Also the Greatest Mom of All Time, So There

by Jamilah Lemieux

On March 29 of 2013, my ex-turned-co-parent and I welcomed the birth of a beautiful, bouncing baby girl who would change both of… Read More

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Life Goes On...and Gets Better Than Ever

by Leslie Robinson Antoff

Seven years ago God saw fit to bless me with a beautiful baby girl. However, he did not see fit to provide me the adequate amount… Read More

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#ThisIsWhatBlackMotherhoodLooksLike:
Birth After Loss

by Patrice Robinson

At the age of 32, married with a busy body toddler, my wish was to “complete” my family by adding on a bright beautiful… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America,<br />
No. 59: The Coles

The Coolest Black Family in America,
No. 59: The Coles

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Living apart for months at a time is one of the many challenges military couples are forced to endure. Entrepreneur Lakesha and U.S… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America,<br />
No. 58: The Iversons

The Coolest Black Family in America,
No. 58: The Iversons

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

When the Iversons were growing up—Priscilla in Rio de Janeiro and Johnathan Lee in the Upper West Side of New York—they… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 57: The Boldens

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 57: The Boldens

by Joicelyn Dingle

Friendship. Secrets shared. Trust built. Compassion reciprocated. It’s all, conceivably, the most genuine way to meet your… Read More

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