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Successful Black Parenting

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month and one of the fastest rising birth defects among young black mothers is Gastroschisis (pronounced GAS-tro-SKEE-sis). ...

From 1993 to 2012, the prevalence of suicide attempts among Black boys nearly doubled, and the rate of self-injury has climbed steadily in recent years. Despite these staggering figures, the stigma...

Your family’s health history is important. Until a close family member is diagnosed, Black families whose ancestors were part of the African Diaspora often do not have the privilege of knowing their...

by Janice Celeste Years ago, every urban neighborhood had a public swimming pool where children learned to swim. There were few swim classes but many of us learned by trial and error in the presence...

Health, Wellness and Fitness by Tiffany Caesar Naming “It” Why don’t we talk about it? There are signs in our children’s behavior, then comments by their teachers, and stares from our neighbors. ...

Est. 1993 | The First National Magazine For Black Parents
Janice Celeste
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Marta Sánchez
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