parenting

This Is Why You Shouldn’t Publicly Shame Your Child As a Form of Discipline

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The shocking tale of a 13-year-old girl committing suicide this weekend in Tacoma, Washington is one of the reasons why people shouldn’t publicly shame their children on social media. Isabel Laxamana’s father posted a video of him shaming her online by cutting off her long...

Does The Mom Who Left Her 8-Year-Old Son Alone For The Weekend Deserve A Pass?

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I hate to see minorities enter the justice system just as much as the next socially-conscious Black person, but sometimes being locked up does in fact fit the crime. And when it comes to a Suffolk, VA, mother who was arrested for leaving her 8-year-old...

Mother Creates Black Natural Hair Doll To Help Daughters Appreciate Their Features

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Teaching young Black girls to appreciate their beautiful brown skin and natural hair can become a trying task when they are constantly exposed to images of beauty that don’t mimic their own look and one mother has taken a creative approach to getting the job...

Is It Really Necessary To Discipline A Child By Publicly Humiliating Them On Social Media?

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At the risk of sounding like one of those anti-corporal punishment Nazis who keep Children’s Services on speed dial just in case things get out of hand at the local grocery store, I have to say this pervasive trend of parents using social media to...