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Need to get the kids trained for those summer trips to the beach or the pool? Houston City Councilmember Greg Travis is helping kick off the season with free swim lessons with help from the YMCA. Free swim lessons will be offered for eight weeks this summer so if the kids do find themselves in […]

So, I’m a late parent. As a ‘first time parent’ of a now five year old boy, I recognize that I have been consistently behind. Late on registering him for little league basketball, football, karate even having him participate in summer camp this year! Not to make excuses, but I just have not gotten into […]

Jesse Williams has spoken out about the importance of teaching kids African-American history. According to The Jasmine Brand, the actor explained, “No one is doing us any favors by putting up a poster of Martin Luther King Jr. People need to realize that we’re directly connected to the invention of civilization. I don’t view it […]

Zaila Avant Garde is not even in middle school and has basketball skills like a pro!

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Did Mariah Carey and ex-hubby Nick Cannon argue at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards this past weekend? According to OK!, Mariah and Nick went to the awards ceremony with their two kids Moroccan and Monroe and although they appeared to be “family friendly” by putting on “a united front around the cameras” the two were […]

There’s a toddler gym where the mostly white and wealthy folks go that I take my son to. It’s so refreshing to see the children play with each other without judgment. This isn’t to say that some of the kids aren’t jerks but they’re equal opportunity jerks. Still, some moms and nannies watch with laser-focused […]

My editor brought up an interesting topic that is discussed ad nauseam but rarely resolved. It’s a problem that many single mothers have that leads…

https://www.facebook.com/caprina.harris/videos/vb.1276443541/10205731755754586/?type=2&theater President Barack Obama put a smile on one girl’s face over the weekend after she was devastated to find out he wouldn’t serve a third term. Caprina Harris’ adorable granddaughter went viral last week when she became inconsolable after discovering her favorite president was leaving office. Harris suggested her granddaughter write a letter to […]

A young girl burst into tears when her grandmother informed her that the White House will soon be occupied by someone else.

Attorney Nakita Blocton calls in to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show to discuss child support and family court laws, whether their have been any major changes. Often, in child…

Nostalgia is one of those things that keeps us older folks from going bat crazy when the rest of the world seems to want to…