It is flu-season and there is a new toddler board book out that helps teach young children how to blow their nose to help prevent catching viruses! If you have ever tried to teach a toddler how to blow his or her nose, you know as a parent that they will inhale, blow out of their mouths, spit, and do everything but blow their nose. Some children will even run away. So how does a parent keep their child from wiping their nose on their sleeves? You teach them with their imagination like early childhood expert, Janice Robinson-Celeste did in her newest book, Miles’ Stuffy Nose.
You may often hear the phrase, “Support Black Businesses,” and yes, it helps to do so but one type of Black business that is starting to boom is children’s literature that features Black main characters and that is written and published by Black authors. Yes, buy Black books by Black authors and publishers! Successful Black […]
Here are some great books that your teen might enjoy reading. Encourage them to read one book during holiday breaks from school and at least a month during summer breaks.
By the time your child is in third-grade it is essential they know how to read well. This is a point in a child’s life when they are no longer taught by their teachers to read but are expected to read on their own and every assignment requires reading.
Reading to young children and having them ‘read’ back to you is one of the most significant things a parent can do to increase their child’s success in school substantially.
Did you know that if you read five books every night to your child from the day they are born, your child will be exposed to about 1.4 million words before entering Kindergarten?
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.