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.
There is a time and a place for technology. It helps us study, work, and communicate more effectively, but left to their devices, teens would easily spend all their time texting, talking, and playing games, which is not healthy.As parents, you need to help them find balance and limit the amount of screen time they […]
Parenting during a pandemic can be challenging due to the fact that schools can’t do their part in contributing to children’s overall development. What matters the most during such a time is to help your children transition into a lifestyle that helps them stay productive while using the time they have efficiently. If they’re finding […]
“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 […]
Raising teenagers is tough because you have to walk a fine line between looking after them and giving them their independence. It’s a time of change for them and they are learning to explore the world on their own, which means that they don’t always want your input. In some cases, it’s important for teenagers to do things on their own and learn from their mistakes.However, […]