parenting

White Couple Gives Birth To Black Triplets, Explains How And Why

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In an op-ed published to The Washington Post last Thursday, missionary Aaron Halbert explained why he and his wife chose to birth black triplets. “I felt sheer delight during this pregnancy watching my son and daughter, with his dark brown skin and her with the...

Actress Joy Bryant Wants You To Stop Telling Her She Should Have Kids

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Actress Joy Bryant may have played a mom on the NBC show Parenthood, but the 41-year-old is tired of people asking her when she’ll have children. In a new essay for Lenny, Bryant is letting everyone know just when she’ll have a child–NEVER. I’m really fucking annoyed. If...

Open Thread: How Soon After Giving Birth Is It Ok To Start Partying?

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Thanks for dragging me out the house last night ladies! Mommies need fun too! #BestBridesmaidsEver @evamarcille x @ebonyj1 A photo posted by Crystal Renay Smith (@iamcrystalrenay) on Mar 26, 2016 at 5:50pm PDT On March 16th Ne-Yo’s wife, Crystal Renay, gave birth to Shaffer Smith...

New York Post ‘Writer’ Has Issues With Jaden & Willow Smith, But I Have Issues With Him

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Apparently the New York Post’s “writers” (and I use writer lightly) have way too much time on their hands and likes to bully young children with their sadistic musings. Take for example, this grown ass “writer” Kyle Smith who penned an article titled “Any Reasonable...

Idris Elba’s Message Of Confidence To His 14-Year-Old Daughter Is One You Can Use Too

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People often say fathers are a girl’s first love because they set the standard for how a woman should be treated. If that’s true with Idris Elba’s daughter, any man she dates will have big shoes to fill. The actor recently talked to Essence about the...

Open Thread: If You Could Pick Your Baby’s Sex, Would You?

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend could be having what some may call a ‘designer’ baby, because the couple specifically picked the baby’s sex during invitro. Teigen face backlashed after she revealed she picked a baby girl, and tweeted a response defending her choice. In an...