This is the real hook-up for all of our Black Sleeping Beauty princesses! I am so excited about discovering Pretty Pom. You’re going to love this store too! I have a feeling they will be sold out soon, so don’t wait to get your gear. And to make it even better, this company was started by a Black mom to help instill a sense of pride in her six-year-old daughter, who began questioning her skin color and hair.
Reading to young children and having them ‘read’ back to you is one of the most significant things a parent can do to increase their child’s success in school substantially.
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 […]
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 […]
There is power in our hair. Our natural hair has been a source on angst for white people for centuries. First, they made a law for us to cover up our hair but then we got too creative with fancy head wraps, today they prefer we chemically relax it to make them feel more comfortable as if […]
Depending on where you live, the summer months can be brutal. Heat and humidity collude to dehydrate the human body, potentially posing a health risk. You may not even know that you’re dehydrated, but you can check for tell-tale signs here. For pregnant women, staying hydrated could be trickier than it is for others. Hormonal […]