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I am a parent and an assistant professor who teaches an introductory course about humanitarian crises and children, Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE). What we are experiencing with COVID-19 is a humanitarian crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an abrupt shift in the “normal day” and has brought challenges to all of us. In times […]

If you’re looking for a quick and easy recipe for cheesecake to make with the kids then you’re going to want to keep on reading. Eva’s Strawberry Cheesecake is easy, fun and tastes good. INGREDIENTS 9 oz graham pie crust 21 oz can strawberry topping 1 ¼ cup soy milk 1 ½ cup chopped strawberries […]

We parents are super busy and some of us are working more than one job. One of the best-kept secrets of time management is using a crockpot to cook while you’re out. Well, the easier the preparation for the meal, the better! Here are a few super easy crockpot recipes for super busy parents. BBQ […]

We got this yummy recipe directly from the Hot Bread Kitchen in New York City. Hot Bread Kitchen is a non-profit business incubator for women from all over the world that empowers them while helping to end economic insecurities through fair wage jobs, and by celebrating diversity, culinary innovation, and tradition. About half of the women in […]

Fun Meal Prep with Children . by Celebrity Chefs, Gavin & Dia Gilyard, King Dia’s Dishes Grilled Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers Ingredients 1lb of raw shrimp 1 pineapple 1 tablespoon of garlic salt 1 tablespoon of honey garlic rub (Weber’s brand preferred) 1 tablespoon of parsley Olive oil Skewers Grill pan 2 mixing bowls Directions   Get a mixing […]

Cooking with kids

Fun Meal Prep with Children . by Celebrity Chefs, Gavin & Dia Gilyard, King Dia’s Dishes BBQ Grilled Chicken Sliders Ingredients   2 large boneless chicken breasts  (cut in 1/4) 1 tablespoon olive oil Pinch crushed red pepper  1 tablespoon seasoning salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon garlic powder Your favorite BBQ sauce 1 cup spring lettuce mix 2 […]

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


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