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Real and Genuine "Jada Pinkett-Smith - Take care of YOU, first"

This by far is the best talk I’ve heard about motherhood! Honest, raw and very direct and real. What Jada Pinkett Smith discusses about taking care of you first is one of the reasons I started Urban Mommy ( The business of motherhood.) 115 more words


What Is Your Parenting Style?

There’s not a responsible parent on the planet who hasn’t struggled with getting a child to obey, and it can be an excruciating experience. How do you get your children to mind without losing yours? 463 more words

God & Family

Lasting Impressions of the African American Man-Child

In August of 2013 my children made the dreaded transition from private to public school. I say dreaded because as a parent who is a person of faith I take my children’s exposure to outside influences very serious. 1,074 more words

Purposeful Parenting

Talking to My Daughter About Death

Two weeks ago we found out that our 9-year-old dog had advanced bone cancer in her front leg and did not have long to live.  After getting the news from the Vet we decided not to make any decision at that time.   457 more words

Start The Day With YOU!!!!

Take Our PollFind time for me! HA HA WHAT DOES THAT LOOK LIKE?  In the past few months I find myself talking to my friends more often about what we (as Moms) are doing to take care ourselves. 547 more words

Why a step parent is a bonus parent, not a burden

From Black and Married With Kids:

When I met my step son he was 10 years old, and my step daughter was 6 months old. I have to be honest, I was a bit nervous about dating a man with children. 213 more words


How We Survive on a Single Income: Respect Money!!!

One of the first things I learned about myself when I became a stay at home Mom was how to respect money.   Prior to having a child   358 more words