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HAVE YOU EVER TRIED TO TEACH A TODDLER HOW TO BLOW THEIR NOSE?I am working extremely hard to raise $3k to print Miles’ Stuffy Nose (a board book for toddlers) and will match every dollar raised. With Kickstarter, I have to meet our goal of $3k. If I raise $2,999, we get nothing, so I […]

Many Black parents recognize the importance of talking to their children about race, especially during the current racially charged climate filled with police brutality, divisive rhetoric, and hate crimes. However, despite understanding its significance, you may have questions regarding how to talk to your children about race, especially when your children are very young. This […]

You might be confused about screen time for young children. Is it bad or good for young children to be on electronic devices such as computers, tablets, or television? There is a lot of conflicting information in the media and some research about it.Our publisher, Janice Robinson-Celeste has been quite vocal about the benefits of […]

If you haven’t seen it by now, there is a hashtag that is popular on the Internet and it is #BlackExcellence. This hashtag is used whenever a Black person is doing something positive and rewarding. When it comes to our children, how do we as parents, ensure that they will be the living embodiment of […]

Does your child have to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance in school? The answer isn’t all that complex. It is no. You see in the United States, Americans have this thing called freedom. Freedom of choice is the foundation of democracy. But just this week an 11-year-old in Florida was arrested for standing up […]

If you haven’t heard, the newest challenge trending with pre-teens and teens is the 48 Hour Challenge, where children fake their own abduction to see how much attention they can get. They judge each other by how many shares and likes their missing posts receive on social media. The danger in this particular challenge is […]

Successful Black Parenting is proud to announce that we are bringing our readers more researched-based content written by the members of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) RESilience Initiative, which provides resources to parents and caregivers for promoting the strength, health, and well-being of children and youth of color. We will also feature their members who have contributed articles to Successful Black Parenting on our BackTalk podcast. Learn more about the RESilience Initiative at www.apa.org/res.

THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION'S (APA) RESilience Initiative