parenting

Pantene Commercials Encourage Dads To Spend More Time With Daughters

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Pantene plans on tugging at everyone’s heart-strings this Super Bowl Sunday with new ads geared towards fathers and their relationships with their daughters. With the help of two big name NFL players, the beauty company tasks them with combing their daughter’s hair. Steeler player DeAngelo...

Two Little White Girls Crying After Receiving Black Dolls Is Hardly Funny

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Growing up, I wasn’t into dolls, but my sisters always had a variety of dolls around the house. From black Barbies, to ones that even were supposed to be Latino, and a few white dolls as well. There was never an issue as to which...

Can We All Agree 50 Cent, The Father, Is A Disgrace?

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There’s absentee fathers and then there are troll-like dads like 50 Cent who are hurting so bad, they shame their child in an attempt to blame them for their lack of a relationship rather than fess up to their poor parenting choices. I never thought...

Iman Shumpert’s New Daddy Steeze Is Giving Us Life

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There were a lot of naysayers when it came to Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert’s relationship, especially when news hit that the couple put a baby carriage before marriage (because we’re always skeptical of athletes spreading their seed without laying the proper foundation). But Iman is turning...

Teaching Young Black Girls About Their Bodies Gives Them Agency

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When I was eight, I awakened one morning, looked downward, and screamed. Seemingly overnight, I’d sprouted B-cup breasts. They were round, supple, and perky, a privilege I’ve lost as gravity pulled them downward. Immediately, I ran into my parents’ room, seeking the comfort of my...

InstagramBabies: The Latest Baby Name Trend Is Instagram Filters

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Baby name trends are as fun as they are a little ridiculous. According to BabyCenter, in 2010, the toplist was a colorful mix of Teen Mom inspired monikers, locations and major players from the Old Testament. Last year, folks were naming their newborns after Orange...