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DIY Hair Recipes For Kids: 4 Moisturizing Sprays For Natural Hair

With these DIY hair recipes, you know exactly what is going into your hair and which ingredients your hair loves…. More

Mothering While Black: Are Black Moms Held to a Higher Standard?

Are black moms looked at as subpar parents compared to our counterparts? From the media portrayal, memes and stories such as Shanesha Taylor’s one might think so. … More

Parenting Across the Globe: What Kind of Parent Are You?

Is your parenting style one of a kind or are you a mix of tradition? See how other parents across the globe are handling the toughest job and how you compare…. More

Get the Look: 12 Back to School Hairstyles For Your Daughter

Here are 12 protective hairstyles that will have your little darling serving as head of the class when she goes back to school…. More

What’s Yours Is Mine?:Confessions Of The Step Parent Lifestyle

I have the step parent conversation with someone very close to me quite often. She has been a step mom for years, and she is still struggling with it…. More

Straight From a Cop’s Mouth: 10 Tips for Young Black Men Dealing with Police

As the daughter of a now-retired police sergeant, I’m glad he can not only give me advice on how to be a good parent, but the skinny from a cop’s perspective on how his grandson can handle run-ins with the police. … More

Back To Cool: 14 Pics of Celebrities Rocking Backpacks

These flicks of top celebrities rocking backpacks are too fly! Peep clever prints, funky shapes, envy-inducing fabrication and fun logos! Don’t want to opt got a diaper bag? These looks may be a win. Be sure to pick up some back to school inspiration for the kids!

The Business of Parenting: Trusting Your Instincts Versus Expert Advice?

Are we not trusting our instincts in exchange for giving our dollars to parenting “experts?” One mom discusses what it’s like parenting in the information age and why it’s necessary to weed through what works for you. … More

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown: People Shouldn’t Have to Prove They Are Respectable Victims

Michael Brown’s unfortunate story is one of many and we stand with these families and against these actions of misused force as many take to social media to show their support for the victim and disapproval of his and many others portrayal in the media. … More