Parenting & Children
Harmony School of Science – Sugar Land High School hosted its official Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday January 14, 2012. Harmony Schools are the single largest charter school organization in the state of Texas. From one small school in 2000 to 36 campuses across the State, the Harmony Schools’ belief in student-centered, […]
I believe it takes a village to raise a child. I believe the “old school” way of raising a child worked and the “new school” may be a lil too free when I see kids killing their parents, beating up teachers and plain ole’ disrespecting their elders. I’ve always wondered what could have been done […]
There tends to be a well-meaning sweetness in the lies parents tell their kids, which is a very good thing, since we seem to tell a lot of them. Yes, that indecipherable crayon scribble looks exactly like Grandma. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=blog_inner/33497/6546626/Nikki_Woods
Could you imagine YOUR baby being sick at the intentional hands of another?? “In what is being called a contemporary version of the horrific Tuskegee experiment, a prominent Baltimore medical institute has been accused of enticing poor black families with small children to move into lead-tainted homes during the 1990s to study the poisonous effects of lead paint.” A class-action lawsuit […]
Author Terry McMillan decided to fleshed out some personal thoughts about Will and Jada Smith’s parenting. She like many others read, heard or seen the big news that mega moguls Will Smith and Jay-Z were partnering up to develop and produce new movie projects. The first project was a remake of the classic “Annie” starring […]
T0 have support from a loved one is encouraging and inspiring. Many of us can testify how our mother and/or father made numerous provisions to elev8 and better ourselves. We keep and cherish those selfless acts of love in our hearts and minds.
While we’re home vacationing and celebrating during the holiday seasons, keeping our loved ones safe from harm is important. Knowing how to protect our children and pets from accidents and hurting themselves can make the holidays a peaceful one.
This week, President Obama signed the Healthy Hunger-Free Act into law. First Lady Michelle Obama spearheaded this campaign which falls in line with her movement, “Let’s Move” which is a nationwide campaign to address the alarming childhood obesity rates in our nation so we can raise a healthier generation of kids.
Thinking of a worthwhile bonding activity with your family? Sing with them. Health Benefits of Karaoke: And here is great news – karaoke singing releases endorphins! Those are the “happy hormones” that make us feel good! In addition, karaoke singing releases stress and tension, and helps exercise the lungs. Check out this clip of the […]