Penny and the Magic Puffballs

By Alonda Williams

Reading tips for moms of toddlers 

Read together every day Read to your child every day. Make this a warm and loving time when the two of you can cuddle close. Give everything a name Build … Continue reading

April 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

How do you celebrate Kwanzaa?

In my family, I wanted to make sure my kids understood Kwanzaa and attached meaning to it. So I did what I could to create traditions.  We did several things … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Representation is more important than we think

By Krystal Clark from Blavity   1 min •June 29, 2016 What this 1-year-old and his excitement over diapers can teach us about representation       Ben and his Diapers Photo: … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

The two greatest tips to improve self-esteem in children

The two greatest pieces of advice I can give are: 1) Love them unconditionally and make sure they know that you always have their back. This means don’t show severe … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to talk to your children

How to Talk to One’s Children WALT GARDNER MAR 28, 2014 Share Children from impoverished backgrounds enter kindergarten already three months behind the national average in reading and never catch … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment