With black women already fighting for our lives during pregnancy and childbirth, we now have to find the capacity to fight for our pleasure too?
Our mindset with young pregnant and parenting people has to be uplifting, strong, sincere and genuine.
For parents of children with emotional disabilities, sending our kids to school is a dangerous exercise in Russian roulette with the school-to-prison pipeline.
Never shy away from asking for help, but also don’t shy away from your brilliance and ability to love a loved one through pregnancy. You’ve both got this.
I was distraught and shocked that I was going to be a mother, and a Black single one at that. This was not a part of my destiny, I thought. But here I was with a sweet prince to care for.
She was courageous to write a book about being freaked out by becoming a mother and the changes that come with it. But the postpartum period doesn’t have to be riddled with problems.
Enjoying cannabis daily is part of my practice of self-determination and wholeness. I am curious about where cannabis use overlaps with parenting, and what it looks like to hold both as a Black woman.
Black mothers, whether they’re famous or not, always seem to be under attack.
I am a planner and I always have been. That applies not just to vacations, but to my entire life—especially to building my family.
As a parent, it is sad and scary to leave my child at school all day with people who don’t understand him at best, and at worst, do not like him.