This is a true story. One that I must preface by saying that I am a die-hard New York Knicks fan. But I am also a basketball fan. And as a mother who gives a little leeway for developing your own opinions (they now say that is good for children), my 9 year old son [...]
According to a new CDC report released this week, the rates of teen births fell 24% among non-Hispanic black teenagers, 34% for Hispanics and 20% for non-Hispanic white teenagers. The decline among Hispanic teen births is most noteworthy since they previously had the highest teen birth rates. Eight states had declines of 30% or more [...]
Annie’s, the family favorite maker of natural and organic comfort foods, snacks and condiments, has three new products that we love. And by we, I mean my children and I who are big fans of Annie’s healthy foods and even bigger fans of the always great taste. Check out all the new varieties! Certified Organic [...]
When I was a child my parents would say, “We’ll see” when they couldn’t commit to a promise, either a “yes” or a “no.” The dreaded, “We’ll see” used to leave me feeling anxious and hopeful that it would evolve into a clear yes or no depending on what I was requesting. I didn’t place [...]
Boys Town today announced strategies to help keep your child safe from bullies. The national child and healthcare organization, started over 90 years ago, is a leader in parenting advice. As your children get settled into the new school year, it is important to protect them from bullying at school. Below are five ways to [...]
Like any mother, you’d like to think your children won’t suffer the same pains you have. And as a black mother, I’ve prayed that in our so-called post-racism society and after all that has been struggled through and fought for that these things just don’t happen anymore.
There was always drama with my tween when she wanted to go to a party or event. I had questions like who was going to be there, how many parents were supervising and if any boys would be there.
Have you heard about the latest tattooed Barbie? Kimberly Seals Allers and her daughter Kayla were interviewed on a segment for Good Morning America to talk about if this is what moms want from Barbie? Watch the video now.
Try this easy recipe from Big Daddy’s House chef Aaron McCargo Jr. to bring breakfast to dinner or dessert.
Parkinsons Disease affects us all. Read about Muhammad Ali and former NBA star Brian Grant’s battle with PD on my blog post. Then come dance for a cure at this year’s ZUMBATHON (woot!). Don’t miss it!