Parenting & Children

Renowned educator Dr. Steve Perry from TV One’s inspiring show Save My Son, shares an important message about one of the biggest issues regarding our children: LYING. Check out the video below as Dr. Perry gives parenting tips about why children lie. Make sure you tune in to Save My Son w/ Dr Steve Perry every Wednesday 9/8c only […]

Hey Parents and Guardians! Free summer meals are available for youths ages 1-18 through June 4-August 12, 2012! No registration is required to eat; just show up at a site near you! The Summer Food Program provides nutritious free meals to children 18 and younger in lower-income areas during summer when school is not in […]

Via: (CNN) — It was only natural for Kristin Choe to begin drawing. Even at age 3, she expressed herself through art. And that’s exactly what she did in the months after her mother, Navy Lt. Florence Bacong Choe, 35, was killed by an Afghan army soldier in March 2009. The little girl took […]

Via: You already know about the widespread abuse of dangerous drugs by teens. The list is endless: marijuana, heroin, cocaine, alcohol, tobacco, methamphetamines, anabolic steroids. And don’t forget about the substances that are as near as the supermarket-or your medicine cabinet: inhalants, stimulants and tranquilizers. Some easily obtained substances seem harmless but can be […]

I believe it takes a village to raise a child.  I believe the “old school” way of raising a child worked and the “new school” may be a lil too free when I see kids killing their parents, beating up teachers and plain ole’ disrespecting their elders.  I’ve always wondered what could have been done […]

Via: When your child is angry and throws a tantrum, do you feel as though you have no control? Thoughts of helplessness can creep into the mind of even the most motivated parent.

via More than 15 years ago when Cheryl Carter’s oldest child, her son Jarrett, was just starting school, she and her husband were committed to sending him to a good public school. The Carter family are

Via: When a 2-year-old throws a tantrum, she relies on her parents to soothe her and teach her that tantrums are unacceptable. But when a teen loses control, society is not always so forgiving. We hold teens to a higher standard of self-control and expect them to calm themselves down. One of the most […]

Via: Trust is very important to teenagers, and trustworthiness is necessary for meaningful, long-lasting relationships. There are two components of trust. The first is to trust, or to have confidence that others will do the right thing. The second is to be trustworthy, or to demonstrate through our words and actions that others can […]

With all of the recent controversy about Planned Parenthood being disproportionately placed in minority communities – and allegedly being the cause of many African-American babies being aborted – actress Gabrielle Union has decided to speak up. Source: