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Parents can help their kids start the year off right by establishing a homework routine.  Designate a space that is quiet, well lit and free from distractions, and use that same spot every day. Claire Haas, Vice President of Education for Kiddie Academy (www.kiddieacademy.com) also recommends creating a Homework Bin to make sure all needed [...]

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MochaManual Dads in NYC Share Their Favorite Father’s Day Moments

Mocha Manual hit the streets to ask dads about what they love most about fatherhood. Click to read about memories, family time and favorite Father’s Day gifts.

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My Daughter Has Been Called the N-Word Twice At School. Did I Handle It All Wrong?

When a kid at my daughter’s school decided to drop the N-word on her twice, my professional cool went out the window.

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Autism On Rise in Black Community: 10 Tips for Parents Dealing with Autism

The Center for Disease Control released staggering statistics on autism last week that has parents around the country concerned: One in 88 children now have autism, up 23 percent in just the last two years. Learn 10 tips from autism experts on what you can do to help your child.


Top 5: Reasons for Kids to Eat Breakfast

An alarming number of children don’t eat breakfast before going to school every day. Boys Town, the national child and healthcare organization, gives five reasons that your kid needs to eat breakfast — today!

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New Site Supports Black Authors and Donates Books to Black Children. Run, Buy Sumthin’!

When you buy a book, one is donated to a child in need. What can be better than that? 

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12 Kid-Friendly Facts For Black History Month

Teach your child about this awesome black inventor and more during Black History Month

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In Praise of Praise: The Right Words Can Motivate Your Child

 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 [...]

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Raising Good Kids in Tough Times: Why Are They So Stubborn?

  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 [...]

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4 Must Have Apps for Holiday Traveling

  Traveling for the holidays can be such a hassle.  For all you tech savvy moms and wanna be tech savvy moms, phone apps are a great new way to be organized and informed no matter where you are.

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