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One of our favorite things going into the new year is the Hip Hop Diaper Bag with graffiti print. Dads often complain about carrying a diaper bag that looks like a diaper bag or moms complain that doctor bags don’t have enough style. The Hip Hop Diaper Bag has both style and function.

Beyond monetary assistance, one-in-three empty nester says they talk to their adult kids daily, and many are receptive to the idea that their adult children could return home.

If you want to know more about what you can do to help your mom or dad live comfortably in their own home for as long as possible in their old age, then read on…

A 2015 NBC News poll revealed that 72% of African American parents feel that their kids will face more problems growing up than they did when they were children. Not much has changed.

Black Poetry Day is celebrated on October 17 each year. This day is considered the time to celebrate both past and present black authors like Langston Hughes, Phillis Wheatley, and Paul Laurence Dunbar. Did you know that Jupiter Hammon was the first African American to publish poetry in the United States? Enjoy the following poem, Humanity […]

Little did Mekhi’s mother expect Shaquille O’Neal to respond to her 8-year-old son’s request for a pizza after seeing Shaq delivering pizzas on a commercial. Shaq responded and the pizza company did the rest and made this young boy believe that anything is possible.

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