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Navigating Independent School Education?: Top Five Tips for Families of Color

Navigating independent school education and admissions can be daunting, but don’t let it overwhelm you. Get the best for your child with these tips…. More

A School Dress Code for Parents?! Yes, Please!

I’d much rather have school administrators mulling over ways to boost literacy rates and keep our schools safe than how to regulate what I’m wearing when I drop my kids off in the morning. Shouldn’t we, as parents, already know better?… More

A Year Later, the World is Still Demanding #BringBackOurGirls

Last year, nearly 300 girls were abducted by militant terrorist group Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria, sparking an international call to #BringBackOurGirls. A year later, more than 200 of the young women are still missing…. More

Kid’s TV: 15 Awesome Kid’s Series on Netflix Now

Classic series such as like The Powerpuff Girls and Arthur are finally on Netflix and ready for the little ones to watch daily. Tune in…. More

Facts: Lack Of Diversity In Independent Schools May Effect Economic Prosperity

The lack of diversity in independent schools can be detrimental to our kids and society…. More

Sibling Tales: How I Deal With Raising Polar Opposites

The older daughter was ecstatic. She couldn’t believe that her wish for a life-long playmate had come true (a girl and all!). After about a week, the novelty began to wear off. It’s National Siblings Day and we’re talking about just how great and awkward it can be. … More

Twin Fashion: 15 Super Adorable Matching Mother Daughter Outfits

These adorable moments of mommy and daughter adorning matching outfits will inspire you to start coordinating with your baby girl more!… More

Discipline For African American Students: Why Our Kids Are Sent To The Office More

Numerous studies have revealed that there’s more discipline for African American students than their white peers…but it doesn’t have to be that way…. More

7 Lessons My Autistic Child Taught Me About Life

April is Autism Awareness month, but for me it’s a lifelong celebration. After 10 years of raising an autistic child, I have learned so many life-lessons along the way…. More