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Why He May Not Be Putting a Ring on It

There are few things more frustrating than being in a long-term relationship when it looks like marriage is nowhere in the foreseeable future. Trust me, I know the pain first-hand. … More

Southern Breakfast Skillet

For those who are always hungry long before lunch time, this hearty recipe is worth trying…. More

A Heartbreaking Poem for Black Sons

At this year's National Poetry Slam for Da Poetry Lounge, poet Javon Johnson brought the house down with his piece "Cuz He's Black." He laments the way black men are treated, beginning as children. Johnson's ... More

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby – One of the Most Important Conversations You’ll Have with Your Kids

In this day and age, airwaves, TV and web videos are filled with the glorification of reckless behavior. The message these images project to children is nothing short of self-destruction. Regardless of how closely parents ... More

13-year-old Entrepreneur Creates Eco-Friendly Clothes

Maya Penn, CEO and owner of her own online company called Maya’s Ideas, set up the business when she was just eight-years-old. She joined the online crafts store Etsy in 2007 and quickly spent a year coming up with ideas for her own shop. The pre-teen entrepreneur designs handmade eco-friendly garments and accessories that are sold on her website to customers across the globe. Click through to peep her adorable pieces…. More

Dealing With Resentment And Regret As A Young Parent

A 28-year-old dad wrote into the Dear Prudence column recently, contemplating what he had gotten himself into by settling down and choosing to raise a child with his partner, versus living the "good life" like ... More

When Both You and Your Kid Are Going Back to School

For many parents back to school season is stressful, but for student parents like myself the stress is doubled…. More

Fitness: Tips to Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is crucial for skin care and overall health. Here's how to stay hydrated at all times: ... More

Conversations with Jean Alexander: Board Member of NYC’s West Indian Parade

June may be Caribbean-American Heritage Month, but many people of Caribbean descent look toward Labor Day for the annual West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) Parade, New York City’s largest parade…. More

Shrimp and Zucchini Tostadas

We love this as a quick, refreshing meal. We love that the tortillas aren’t fried the way they are in traditional tostadas, but there’s still plenty of crunch and flavor. … More