Parenting Issues & Tips


Raising the Future: Success Tips from Black Entrepreneurs

How four Black serial entrepreneurs are inspiring their kids to succeed and what you can learn from them.

How A Tough Childhood Impacts Parenting

A tough childhood doesn't stop when you become an adult. It also has an impact on parenting, good and bad. Find out how and what you can do to overcome it.

A Test of Survival: Fighting for Love in 2020

Mom and Detroit native Lauren Winfrey talks how the events of this year put strain on her relationship — and how she and her husband made it through.

How to Teach Your Kids about Native American History

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to introduce your kids to Native American history and the truth behind the holiday. Here are some tips to get the conversation started.
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My Mantra: Share The Little Phrase That Gets You Through

Is there a phrase that gets you through the long and stressful days? Share your mantra with us for a chance to be featured in our magazine and a shot at a $50 Amazon gift card.
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Diverse Toys for Kids

Are you looking for diverse toys for kids? These brands have you covered with toys of all races, religions and abilities.
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When to Know It’s Right to Start a Family Instagram Account

Family Instagram accounts are all the rage but how do you know when it's the right time to start one for your fam? We've got tips to help you make the dive.
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Online Black-Owned Toy Stores

Looking to support small businesses owned by people of color this holiday season? Grab your kid a toy or two from these online Black-owned toy stores.
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8 Bad Apps for Kids That You Don’t Want on Their Phones

Discover some of the top bad apps for kids. Plus, a metro Detroit expert shares safety tips that go beyond monitoring what kids do on that smart device.
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How to Talk to Another Parent About Their Child’s Behavior Problems

You're not trying to be a tattletale, but sometimes you have to approach a fellow parent about her kid. Here are some tips on how to talk to another parent about their child's behavior.
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Caring for Your Mental Health if the Election Doesn’t Go Your Way

No matter how the election turns out, some voters aren't going to be happy. If the results leave you feeling upset, here are some ways to cope.
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What Words Do You Use Instead of Swear Words?

Kids are little sponges, especially when it comes to words you don't want them to say. One mom wants to see what words other parents use instead of swear words.