Encouraging the Right Habits in Your Children

Image Source Bringing up your children isn’t easy, and no matter how much experience you have, they are always there to throw a curveball your way. You can make raising your kids easier on yourself and them, though, by encouraging and modeling excellent habits that will put them in excellent stead for the future. There are many things that parents fret over when trying to be the perfect parent, … [Read more...]

To the Mother of the Girl Who Called My Daughter Ugly

Your daughter told my five year old she wasn’t beautiful in their ballet class last weekend. However, it didn’t upset my daughter too much because I’ve been preparing her for this day since she was born. When I found out I was having a girl in 2012, I knew the challenges my daughter would face as a black girl. I faced them myself. During my first two years of high school, I was one of very few … [Read more...]

Product Review for Back to School: Miss Zee African-American Book Bag

I first learned about Miss Zee from Facebook. I saw an advertisement of one of the book bags, and I always wanted to purchase one. Miss Zee sells book bags, decor and stationary with African-American characters on them. Now that my youngest is going to kindergarten in September, I decided to give Miss Zee a try. Well, my daughter's book bag arrived in the mail last week, and I'm in love. I am … [Read more...]