This article is part of the “Raising Resilient Kids” series – a partnership with the RESilience Initiative of the American Psychological Association. Each article features science-informed tips and resources for African American parents on how to build resilience in our kids.People come to America from all over the world, bringing with them their cultures, traditions, […]
Congratulations! You got a new job. You’re expecting new income but yet you don’t feel like celebrating as much as you should. Why not? Because now that you’ve accepted the new position with higher pay, your responsibilities have increased on the job. Typically, that means longer hours or being much more accessible than you were […]
May is Maternal Health Month and supermodel Chrissy Teigen is asking moms to share what they wish they would have known about postpartum depression on social media
I recently interviewed Supermodel Sessilee Lopez-Holmes, who is a new mother to two wonderful children. Sessilee is a former Victoria’s Secret model and Vogue cover model. She’s walked almost every runway internationally and has graced the pages of just about every magazine. She is also my daughter. I told y’all I was a successful Black parent!In […]
Black women are shying away from traditional hospital births and are opting for home water births as an alternative because it’s not only a less expensive option but it makes childbirth more of an experience and not just a process. With infant and maternity mortality rates soaring for Black women, they are choosing natural childbirth […]
Contributed Post: When you become a parent, it’s a given that you will be a tad sleep deprived. Sadly, for some, things can start to tip you over the edge. A good night’s sleep for your baby means a good night’s sleep for you, and even though it can feel impossible, you won’t want to […]
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.