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Congratulations! You got a new job. You’re expecting new income but yet you don’t feel like celebrating as much as you should. Why not? Because now that you’ve accepted the new position with higher pay, your responsibilities have increased on the job. Typically, that means longer hours or being much more accessible than you were […]

Contributed PostStarting a family is a wonderful adventure that fills your home with love and happiness. But it is also a long term commitment, which might be a source of worry for many parents. Having children affects your lifestyle and more importantly, your budget. As a result, it’s not uncommon for couple to stress about […]

Our children are our lift.Our children are our gift.Our children are our future,Of joy, peace, and our pathOf motivation and love.Our children are the mirror of society.Our children are influenced and saturated with tools previous generations did not have.A solid click,Quick access to our children.Quick access to less than suspicious minds.A greater influence to impact […]

Most of us strive to raise a successful well-balanced child. This process becomes more complicated when the home environment is unstable or has the threat of not remaining stable, such as in a divorce or when a parent has cancer. My wife Cecelia and I were forced to deal with this situation while raising our […]

Contributed PostSchool’s out for the summer, which means it’s also the most popular time for families to move. Statistics show that more and more African-American families are moving south. This exodus has been termed, “The Great Reverse-Migration.” Moving is already hectic enough, but having young children can make it even more difficult. Not only do […]

Dr. Kari Williams (Trichologist, creator of Goddess Locs, Stylist to Meagan Good, Ava Duvernay) and Chef Tirzah Love (Celebrity Chef and Owner of Tirzah Catering LLC.), have joined forces to create a few simple recipes to fight postpartum hair loss.“Postpartum hair loss can set in any day after your baby arrives, and it sometimes continues […]

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