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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. […]

Sometimes it feels like it’s the world against you and your children. You have to do whatever it takes to ensure that your child becomes a productive, successful adult. Our job as parents is not only to make sure they can survive but thrive. I always told my girls growing up that I wanted 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 […]

Here are some great books that your teen might enjoy reading. Encourage them to read one book during holiday breaks from school and at least a month during summer breaks.

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 […]

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