For Parents of African American Girls

Teaching Our Children to Love Their Hair

By at February 23, 2016 | 1:25 am | 0 Comment

Young children with kinky hair could feel that they are not beautiful; particularly when they see more images of people with straight hair who are acknowledged for their beauty. When our children see fewer images of girls with kinky hair, it could lead to the perception that curlier, coiler, kinkier hair is less than desirable. What's worse: children sometimes

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She Can’t Hear What You Say, Because What You Do is So Loud

By at January 12, 2016 | 10:14 am | 1 Comments

by Kim Brown-Taylor Parents, think before you speak and listen to what your actions say. You may be saying all of the things your daughter should be doing and not doing, yet your actions and behavior may be the total opposite. It's very easy to do and it doesn't make you a bad parent UNLESS it's your regular routine. Check yourself. Moms, do you tell your daughter not

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Gifts for Young African American/Black Girls and Teen Girls

By at November 22, 2014 | 4:01 am | 13 Comments

This year, our list entails books and products by people who support Afro Puffs and Ponytails! Being that we have had the opportunity to check out a few goods and merchandise, we decided to re-vamp our  list of "Gifts for African American/ Black Girls".  The list includes items for young girls as well as teen girls, mothers, and grandmothers. To view books and

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Parenting Through the School Years with Sharla Benson-Brown

By at September 14, 2014 | 2:13 pm | 0 Comment

Sending your little one off to school is a joyous occasion. The first day of school in fact is marked by fresh out of the box sneakers, popped tags from book bags and most importantly lots and lots of hope. Every mama takes a glimpse into the future on the first day of school. Perhaps they are raising the next president, creator of the cure for diabetes or choreographer

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Teenagers and Technology – 7 Tips for Parents of the Wired Generation

By at October 30, 2013 | 11:43 pm | 0 Comment

Teenagers and Technology - 7 Tips for Parents of the Wired Generation As a parent, do you feel like technology has taken over your teenager's world? Does your teenager spend what seems like hours texting or literally hours on the computer? Or do you sometimes feel a sense of distance in your relationship with your teenager because technology? Here are 7 tips for parents

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Parent Info: Talking to Girls About Sex – Sex Education Handbooks

By at October 2, 2012 | 5:18 pm | 0 Comment

In todays' society, kids hear so many things on the radio, on t.v., and especially on the internet.  The sooner we start talking to our girls about sex, the less we will have to compete with the wrong beliefs and ideas they will hear from outside sources.  A few years ago, Oprah did a show on "Having the Sex Talk with Your Kids".  Dr. Laura Berman, a sex educator and

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Tips for Teaching Teen Girls About Healthy Relationships

By at September 24, 2012 | 11:38 am | 0 Comment

                      10 Tips For Teaching Your Daughter Relationship Smarts Growing up in the 21st Century is whole different ball game from your turn in middle and high school. For one thing, social digital media keeps girls and guys plugged into the social drama of their

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