When you become a parent, you know that it is your job to take care of your child throughout their life stages. There’s a lot of pressure to raise your kids ‘right’, whether you’re helping them grow in their first year or getting them through the harder teen years. This is crucial if you have […]
Your child’s kinky, curly, Black hair is an asset. Not every child gets to have those beautiful curls that your little one is born with. Notwithstanding this fact, however, is the very nature of curly hair as being hard to maintain and style. Unlike older children, you wouldn’t want to expose your young child’s hair […]
“Repeat after me,” Yazmin’s father said as he dropped her off at preschool.“You are Black and beautiful, you are smart, you are kind, you are important, and you can do anything” Yazmin, in her tiny yet confident voice, yelled from her car seat, “I am Black and beautiful, I am smart, I am kind, I […]
It’s that time of the year where the weather is getting chilly, and we’re getting ready to bundle up in our blankets with a cup of hot chocolate in our hands. Winter can get pretty gloomy sometimes when you don’t have anything fun planned for the family. When it’s too cold, the kids may feel […]
Coping strategies to deal with stress are so important. If we manage stress in the right way, we can stop it from getting in the way of our lives. But if we lean on unhealthy coping strategies, it can cause all manner of problems.When your children are young, they take their cues from you and they pick up on the way that you deal with stress. It’s absolutely essential that you […]
Encouraging friendship when a child has autism. This is the perspective of a parent on how to make friends.