(Photo Credit: Michael Fleshman) Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton’s son, would have turned 19 years old today. More here…..
I was inspired to write this post after reading the first article in the fascinating series, “Unsung Black Women in History“, on Clutch Magazine. I wrote in the comments that it’s important that our kids understand that black history is filled with every day heroines and heroes who not only persevered but triumphed despite the […]
As much as I love the Love and Logic parenting technique, there are some things that I feel I need to tailor for my child. For instance, I find that their approach to lying doesn’t quite work for me right now. For one, my son is only five and I think rushing to […]
Forty kids at Uintah Elementary in Utah had their lunches ripped from their hands and thrown into the trash because their parents had owed money on their lunch accounts. The Salt Lake City school district apologized for taking away the children’s lunches but their ideas about how to fix the issue revolve around notifying parents and […]
Today is the official start of Black History Month so most of my posts over this next month will celebrate African American history while highlighting the role of black mothers in that history. Harriet, Mamie, Coretta, Rosa, and countless nameless, faceless mothers got us here. Many of these women didn’t make cotton gins or […]