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School Age

It is difficult to determine an autism diagnosis for Black boys, but Black girls often slip through the cracks and don’t get treatment until they are older. And by then it can be too late.

If your child says, “I’m gay,” what will you say? Perhaps they want to tell you that they are transgender or identity differently than the sex in which they were born. Your response can make them or break them.

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Kindergarten is a significant step for both parents and kids and it’s almost time to start registering children for school in the fall. In most places, if your child will be five-years-old before the start of school, they are eligible for kindergarten. Starting kindergarten is exciting, it’s frightening, and it’s really emotional sending your baby […]

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 […]

Affirmations for the Black Family

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 […]

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