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 […]
Contributed Post: Becoming a mother is one of the most wonderful experiences in life. Bringing a new life into this world to love, cherish, and guide through life is a feeling like no other. However, with all of this comes the responsibility of becoming the sole carer of a brand new life, and that can […]
The definition of circumcision, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), “is the surgical removal of the foreskin, exposing the tip of the penis.” Successful Black Parenting magazine conducted a poll on Twitter last month to see how many of our parents were pro-circumcision and how many were not. This is what we found: Circumcising […]
As a soon-to-be mom, you are making a lot of decisions about how you want to care for your baby, including choosing if you want to breastfeed. How you decide to feed your baby is a personal choice. Breastfeeding can be extremely rewarding and special. It can also seem overwhelming. Whether you’ve already made the […]
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