By Ann K. Dolin, M.Ed. Praise is a powerful tool, especially when it comes to homework. Research shows that by simply praising effort rather than intelligence, kids will develop greater motivation to keep trying, even when the going gets tough. Dr. Carol Dweck conducted a landmark study on the effects of praise on 400 fifth [...]
Traveling with a baby in tow is now simple feat. Check out some great items that will make it seem like a piece of cake!
How many times have you gotten into silly arguments with your children, and when it was over were at a loss as to how it got so far. Roger McIntire, Ph.D., is the author of Raising Your Teenager: 5 Crucial Skills for Moms and Dads and Raising Good Kids in Tough Times (http://www.ParentSuccess.com) and [...]
The average teen send over 60 text messages a day. With the growing dangers associated with text messaging and cyber bulling, we have to teach our children how to protect themselves.
More and more Black families are joining the ranks of homeschoolers to take control of their childrens education.
Having a child who is a strong reader is the black mom’s imperative. We know how important good reading skills are to any child’s development and future growth. Don’t let your kid fall behind. Boost your child’s reading skills with these 7 tips.
As a pool owner, water safety is a BIG deal for me (that’s two of Kayla’s friends in our pool recently!). If the tragic drowning of 6 teenagers in Louisiana taught us anything, it’s that swimming is a necessary life skill, not a luxury item for all Black kids.