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Depending on the age of your child, they know by now that something is going on in the world because they aren’t going to school or playing with their friends. One of the best ways to help children alleviate fear is to tell them what is happening in the world. But how can you explain […]

Parents-to-be all across the country are finding out that dads might be banned from the labor and delivery room during the COVID-19 pandemic, also referred to as the novel coronavirus. It doesn’t matter if you’re having a vaginal delivery or a cesarean section, in many cities, dads are not allowed. Pregnant moms who are due […]

This blog will demonstrate three strategies for parents to manage their own race-related stress and link how practicing these strategies influences the development of healthy coping styles in children. There will be a brief definition of race-related stress and why it is important to address and manage. Racism-related Stress in the Black CommunityRacism-related stress is […]

It’s Black History Month and although we celebrate it 365 days a year, this month we are all going to be Blackity Black, Black, Black. Successful Black Parenting magazine will feature 29 Days of Black History Month with facts that will interest not only you but your children as well. Share these facts with them […]

There is no doubt that when the tragedy of Kobe Bryant’s death along with his daughter and friends happened, parents everywhere hugged their children a little tighter. I used to worry about the fact that I had my daughter after age 40. I asked myself if I was being selfish. Like, why would I take […]

We officially celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on January 15th. Most children learn about his, I Have A Dream speech and that he was a champion for civil rights but what they really should know is that in all of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s greatness, he was just a normal child, just like them. […]

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