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The award-winning publication, Successful Black Parenting™ is not about skin color, but is about cultural differences. We recognize the importance of Black children internationally seeing themselves on the covers and in the pages of magazines to empower them toward a successful future and to create a social impact while reducing inequalities. Successful Black Parenting covers breaking news, and topics with new research, statistics, and demographics pertinent to the Black family.

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Successful Black Parenting, the first national print magazine for Black parents was established in 1993 in Philadelphia by its founders, Janice Robinson-Celeste, MBA and Marta Sánchez, Ph.D. In 2017, they launched the publication onto the global stage, establishing its online base, and have since relocated its headquarters to Atlanta, Georgia.

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If you’re looking for last-minute gifts for Father’s Day, Successful Black Parenting has you covered with gifts for the traveling dad.

Father’s Day Travel Gift Guide

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A baby shower is more than just a gathering; it’s a profound celebration of new life, marking a significant family milestone with joy and community spirit. As cultural aesthetics evolve, so do the themes of these joyous occasions. In 2024, Black baby shower trends are beautifully intertwining modern style with traditional warmth, showcasing unique color […]

Celebrating New Beginnings: Black Baby Shower Trends for 2024

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Discover essential insights into protecting children online amidst the risks posed by artificial intelligence. Learn about parental control, digital literacy, and navigating AI dangers to ensure child safety in the digital age.

Protecting Children Online: Navigating the Dangers of AI

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Find homework help for school-age children and high school students, with insights into African-American parental involvement.

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Digital Landscapes In an era dominated by digital landscapes, understanding its impact on the mental health of youth, particularly Black children, is crucial. The rise in digital media use among young people has coincided with increased rates of anxiety and depression, posing unique challenges that require culturally informed solutions. A vital resource in this endeavor […]

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Navigating Digital Landscapes: Protecting the Mental Health of Black Youth

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Parents, teachers, and caregivers often face challenges when trying to help children with ADHD and similar behavior issues. Many see ADHD as a condition that lasts a lifetime, and some parents hesitate to get their child diagnosed because they worry about stigma. They might also wonder if the child’s actions are on purpose or if […]

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Changing Lives: Overcoming ADHD with Neurofeedback Brain Training

Discover the truth about Black parents and education. This podcast episode debunks myths and highlights the importance of Black teachers and community support.

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Eye-Opening Report Debunks Myths About Black Parents And Education

Family travel can be an enriching experience, promoting stronger bonds and creating lifelong memories. However, the cost associated with family vacations can be significant, particularly when it comes to transportation.  Families usually require vehicles that not only accommodate more passengers but also offer enough space for luggage, provide comfort over long travel distances, and ensure […]

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Budgeting for Family Travel: Tips for Choosing an Economical Family Car

Discover easy beauty secrets for every generation to achieve radiant, healthy skin. From skincare routines to hydration tips, amplify your natural beauty.

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Beauty Secrets For Every Generation: Quick And Easy Tips You Need To Know

This week’s Horoscopes For Parents guides you through parenting challenges and successes. Connect with your zodiac’s unique advice today!

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Horoscopes For Parents: Week Of May 19th – May 25th

Discover how the Brown v. Board ruling led to a decline in Black teachers and explore solutions to increase teacher diversity and improve outcomes for Black students.

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How Black teachers lost when civil rights won in Brown v. Board

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Most Americans surveyed did not know understand pregnancy dates or how long a trimester is – but this is especially true among some groups, like people who say they support six-week abortion bans.

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Confusion over how pregnancy dates are measured is widespread – and makes for uninformed debate over abortion limits

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How To Date Single Parents: The Pros And Cons

This week’s Horoscopes For Parents guides you through parenting challenges and successes. Connect with your zodiac’s unique advice today!

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Horoscopes For Parents: Week Of May 12th – May 18th

If you’re looking for last-minute gifts for Father’s Day, Successful Black Parenting has you covered with gifts for the traveling dad.

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Father’s Day Travel Gift Guide

A baby shower is more than just a gathering; it’s a profound celebration of new life, marking a significant family milestone with joy and community spirit. As cultural aesthetics evolve, so do the themes of these joyous occasions. In 2024, Black baby shower trends are beautifully intertwining modern style with traditional warmth, showcasing unique color […]

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Celebrating New Beginnings: Black Baby Shower Trends for 2024

Discover perfect self-care gifts for mom this Mother’s Day: skincare, relaxation, and more!

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This week’s Horoscopes For Parents guides you through parenting challenges and successes. Connect with your zodiac’s unique advice today!

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Horoscopes For Parents: Week Of May 5th – May 11th

Explore the impact of maternal mental health on Black moms and their families. Learn about disparities, challenges, interventions, and expert insights in this insightful article.

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The Impact of Maternal Mental Health on Black Mothers and Their Families

Explore the importance of culturally fair school tests for assessing skills in African American children, emphasizing the need for unbiased evaluations.

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Are Your School Tests Culturally Fair?

Discover the urgent impact of removing DEI programs on Black children’s futures. Learn how funding disparities and policy changes affect scholarships, mentorship, and vital support systems.

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How Cutting DEI Programs Targets African American Families – Must-Read Insights!

Explore the latest prom dress trends inspired by the 2024 Vanity Fair Oscar After-Party. Dive into the allure of sheer elegance and discover Hollywood-inspired glamour for your prom night. Get ready to turn heads with stunning red carpet-inspired looks!

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2024 Vanity Fair Oscar After-Party Inspires Prom Dress Trend: Sheer Elegance

Discover top Spring Break destinations for Black students, from Biloxi’s vibrant celebrations to Austin’s music scene and beyond.

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5 Top Spring Break Destinations for Black Students in 2024

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Discover Black women should be supported on their maternal mental health journey through holistic support, advocacy, and inclusive dialogue.

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How to Empower Black Women on Their Maternal Mental Health Journey

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Why are Black women dying in childbirth and learn about the challenges, solutions, and advocacy needed for safer pregnancies.

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Explore the superwoman schema and its impact on Black women’s mental health. Learn about systemic barriers and solutions from the Successful Black Parenting podcast.

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Addiction often starts as a coping mechanism, requiring support through counseling and suitable treatment and it affects Black families too.

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Discover expert tips for managing childhood bipolar disorder in Black families. Gain valuable insights from Dr. Gabrielle Jones of Steady LLC! Find support and guidance today.

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Explore challenges and resilience of Black mothers navigating pregnancy after loss. Uncover statistics, disparities, and advocacy efforts for equitable maternal health outcomes.

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Learn about the early signs of heart disease in young Black adults and how recognizing them can improve heart health. Understand symptoms like fatigue, edema, difficulty breathing, chest pain, coughing, and wheezing for prompt medical attention.

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Explore the early onset of puberty in children, uncovering the rise of body odor in young children as young as six. Navigate racial disparities, and cultural sensitivity to managing these transformative changes.

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Study: Black patients 22% less likely than whites to receive critical home health care referrals. Advocate for equitable care by staying informed and openly communicating with healthcare providers.

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Transform playtime into holistic growth with the joy, benefits, and safety of trampolines for kids.

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Dr. Scott, a renowned dermatologist and mother, discusses childhood eczema, especially among children with Black skin, and the challenges parents face in identifying and treating this condition.

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Unlocking the Secrets of Sickle Cell Anemia: From its historical origins to modern management strategies, explore the comprehensive guide to understanding this genetic disorder.

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Introducing Kobi: Safe and gentle deodorant for kids, understanding premature adrenarche, and addressing body odor during early puberty.

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Everyday Relief Moisturizer is natural skincare by a Black-Owned Company that relieves your baby’s eczema and dry skin. It works on the whole family.

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Being a parent can be incredibly difficult. There is a lot that you have to deal with when it comes to looking after little ones. When children are younger, their immune system isn’t as strong as adults’. This results in them catching a lot of bugs and getting sick. Some illnesses are more common in […]

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It is difficult to determine an autism diagnosis for Black boys, but Black girls often slip through the cracks and don’t get treatment until they are older. And by then it can be too late.

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The joke that sparked a violent reaction from actor Will Smith at the Oscars centered on his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair loss. A dermatologist explains the causes and treatment for alopecia.

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Raising teenagers is tough because you have to walk a fine line between looking after them and giving them their independence. It’s a time of change for them and they are learning to explore the world on their own, which means that they don’t always want your input. In some cases, it’s important for teenagers to do things on their own and learn from their mistakes.However, […]

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The pandemic brought the issue of mental health to the fore of societal discourse. Mental health was a major source of concern during the lockdown months. But even in the middle of all that, a key segment of the population was ignored, Blacks and other minorities.The bulk of mental health coping strategies and techniques that […]

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If your black child plays football, this hidden trait could kill him

You and your children could have this trait and not even know you have it and you can easily find out by just asking your obstetrician.

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A parent must prioritize their teen’s mental health and wellbeing to give them the support needed to overcome challenges and thrive.

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Explore Black-owned Brown Toy Box’s HBCU 3D Puzzle for kids!

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One of our favorite things going into the new year is the Hip Hop Diaper Bag with graffiti print. The Hip Hop Diaper Bag has both style and function.

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YOUnicorn Kidz celebrates diversity with its inclusive toy line featuring Black mermaids, Black Unicorn mermaids, and HBCU Doll Collection. Explore imaginative play for all children!

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Discover fun ways to get your kids helping out with household chores with catchy tunes from Pep and Perk. Encourage responsibility and enjoy the benefits of early engagement.

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Discover musical joy with the playful Otamatone – a unique blend of creativity and entertainment for all ages.

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Discover the FADE COLLECTION by Purpose Toys, celebrating Black Barber Culture and community pride. Available at Target from October 2023, these 11.5-inch “CULTURAL-Action Figures™” embody culture-driven play. Join the Celebration of Cutz, Community, and CULTURE.

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Bump Box subscription, arrives monthly and is tailored to expecting mothers, offers curated products designed to promote a healthy and enjoyable pregnancy.

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