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PARENTING

Your Partner in Parenting

On My Own

Tell us a bit about yourself and your family. My immediate family is comprised of myself (age 41, my birthday is on April 23rd and I’ll be turning 42), and my two boys: Mekhi & Maxwell (ages 7 & 4). My extended family lives in Detroit and I also have three younger sisters, Brandi, Alicia […]

by Shannen Azuredee In the summer of 2003, I became pregnant with my first child while planning my wedding to my then fiancé. When I discovered I was having a son, I feared that as he grew older I wouldn’t know what I could teach him about being a man. Fast forward to the spring of 2004 […]

  Single Parenting by Kayde Richardson I am 36-year-old professional single. I have a corporate job along with co-owning three businesses. In addition to that, there are two student-athletes in my life that call me mom. With all that, one may ask where do you find time to date? My reply — all the time!!! […]

Travel with Children   PHILADELPHIA, June 12, 2016 from 10 a.m to 8 p.m. —  Mark your calendars, the ODUNDE festival is coming in June. It’s known as the largest street festival in the country for African American families and was created in 1975 by Lois Fernandez and Ruth Arthur. Festival organizers report attendance of up to 500,000 people […]

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