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School Age

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. […]

When new couples meet another couple who has been married for a long time, they will often ask for secrets to their success. That valuable wisdom can guide you through when times are tough without the first-hand trials and tribulations. We asked parents who raised successful children, what did you do and how did you do […]

By the time your child is in third-grade it is essential they know how to read well. This is a point in a child’s life when they are no longer taught by their teachers to read but are expected to read on their own and every assignment requires reading.

If this year you are helping Santa Claus to pick some presents for the kids, this article might help you. Always remember that gifts are more than just things. They might form skills, create new hobbies, or even affect kids’ futures. So, if you know children who are into technology, there are a few ways […]

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.How do you feel when you read these quotes, especially if you are a Black […]

Of all of the things Black people have to worry about killing us in this world, we just can’t be complacent when it comes to something as mundane as our homes. We have to be pro-active with prevention and preparation.Nationally, the risk of fire-related death for African Americans is almost twice that of individuals of […]

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