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  • Covid-19 Restrictions on Birth & Breastfeeding Will Hit Black Women Hardest

    Saturday, April 11, 2020

    Native women too. Studies show Black and Native women already experience higher levels of mistreatment during birthing even under normal conditions. The Covid-19 induced stresses on medical staff and hospitals will only increase incidents of bias, racism and harsh treatment. By Kimberly Seals Allers for Women’s eNews. Shaine Garcia was planning for a vaginal delivery […]

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  • Take Action: Join the Campaign for Inclusive Family Policies!

    Friday, June 14, 2019

    Families are in need of support–and that support needs to meet the needs of all families. Family policy should be inclusive—the ways in which families meet their income-earning and caregiving responsibilities should not determine their eligibility for support and services– that’s the purpose of the Campaign for Inclusive Family Policies. (Sign your name in support!) The Family […]

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  • The MINI MOCHA MANUAL TO PREGNANCY & CHILDBIRTH

    Sunday, April 28, 2019

    Now more than ever, Black women need pregnancy and childbirth resources and tips created with their unique birth experience in mind. The ebook features expert advice, mom stories and practical tips for every Black woman on her pregnancy journey. Download The Mini Mocha Manual to Pregnancy & Childbirth NOW!! In Celebration of Black Maternal Health […]

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  • 11 OF THE BEST STEM/STEAM KIDS GIFTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

    Friday, December 14, 2018

    With the holidays upon us this is the perfect time to introduce your child to some fun, new ways to explore the STE(A)M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) world. There are definitely many toys, games, books, activities and overall cool things for your curious ones to choose from and we have curated the best […]

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Pregnancy

Apr
11

Covid-19 Restrictions on Birth & Breastfeeding Will Hit Black Women Hardest

Native women too. Studies show Black and Native women already experience higher levels of mistreatment during birthing even under normal conditions. The Covid-19 induced stresses on medical staff and hospitals will only increase incidents of bias, racism and harsh treatment. By Kimberly Seals Allers for Women’s eNews. Shaine Garcia was planning for a vaginal delivery […]

Breastfeeding

Apr
11

Covid-19 Restrictions on Birth & Breastfeeding Will Hit Black Women Hardest

Native women too. Studies show Black and Native women already experience higher levels of mistreatment during birthing even under normal conditions. The Covid-19 induced stresses on medical staff and hospitals will only increase incidents of bias, racism and harsh treatment. By Kimberly Seals Allers for Women’s eNews. Shaine Garcia was planning for a vaginal delivery […]

Babies & Toddlers

Mar
22

Kids We Love: Meet 14-YO Dusan Brown, Voice Actor in New Disney Junior Series, “The Lion Guard”; The Oscars, His Parents & Never Giving Up

By Briyahna Rice, Teen Talk Writer This month, Disney Junior launches its newest hit series, “The Lion Guard,”  a spin-off of the classic The Lion King that continues the epic storytelling of the movie. The show follows the adventures of Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala, and his diverse group of friends as they […]

Big Kid

Apr
8

Celebrate Mathematics Awareness Month With Books That Make Math Fun For The Tiniest Reader! {Giveaway}

In February, we celebrate Black History Month in dedication of the various contributions made by African Americans. Then in March, we celebrate Women’s History Month in commemoration of the contributions made by various women. Now, as we enter into April , we celebrate Mathematics Awareness Month, to help our young children develop an interest and an aptitude […]

Tweens & Teens

Sep
15

Helping Kids To Be Present In This Pokemon Go Age

During a family vacation this summer I was strolling along the harborfront of Lake of the Woods in Ontario. The lake is my spiritual home, a refuge to escape into the almost five thousand square miles of sun spackled water dotted with 14,000 wooded islands. The beauty and tranquility soothes my mind and provides an […]

Life & Family

Dec
14

11 OF THE BEST STEM/STEAM KIDS GIFTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

With the holidays upon us this is the perfect time to introduce your child to some fun, new ways to explore the STE(A)M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) world. There are definitely many toys, games, books, activities and overall cool things for your curious ones to choose from and we have curated the best […]

Kimberly's Blog

Aug
14

When Summer Camp Turns Racist at School of The NY Times; A Powerful Lesson for Black & White Moms in Naming Racism & Moving Forward From Charlottesville

The School of The New York Times and President Trump seem to have something in common: apparently both find it really hard to name racism. The inability to call out racist behavior is a widespread problem, even at so-called liberal media institutions. Imagine of group of white kids, dancing and jumping in a mob-like circle […]

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Jun
17

Why I Forgave $38,750 in Child Support: Revaluing Fathers This Father’s Day.

As we celebrate the fathers and father figures who have impacted our lives, let’s also think about championing fatherhood. Not just as a holiday to buy ties and tools, but also as an opportunity to redefine and revalue fathering as important work. Last year, I made the apparently very controversial decision to forgive $38,750 amount […]

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