Parenting Black Podcast Coming This Fall

The Parenting Black Podcast will drop this fall. The site will continue to updated but as the times change I know more and more people like to consume information using audio. It looks the format will be interviews. I will be interviewing parents about different issues that parents of Black children face. The Parenting Black…

Should I Be Spanking My Kids?

Should I be spanking my kids? Should you be spanking your children? Why are parents still spanking children?  Some stereotypes are out of date, some are false and others stick because they are true. Black families are much more likely to beat their children than non Black families. Why do Black people beat their kids…

Do Black People Need Whole Life or Term Insurance

Do Black people need whole life or term insurance? This question comes up when people are planning for their loved ones. The fact that you are even thinking about providing for your family makes a lot of sense. The sad thing is that many people do not know the differences between term life insurance and…

10 Famous Black Quotes for Raising Children

These are some Black quotes for raising children that I gathered and wanted to share because they inspire me. I have learned so much from other famous fathers and mothers of Black children. Many times I am reading what they have said about raising children and I have taken their advice or shared their advice…

4 Reasons to Marry Your Child’s Father or Mother

Most people do not plan to have children with people they are not married to but it happens more often than not to Black children. More than half of Black children born in America are born to single parents. There are many reasons why people are marrying as much as they used to. Rising costs…

5 Ways to Leave Money for Kids

It’s no secret that Black people are lacking in net worth. Sometimes it is a mindset and some Black families should have a more positive way of thinking. I had a negative mindset once in my life so I do understand what some parents are going through. Even if parents push their children to college…

More Black Mothers Should Be Entrepreneurs

James Brown may have been right some 40 odd years ago when he said that “This is a Man’s World” but times have evolved, although not enough, and more women are leading companies and starting businesses than ever. This is why more Black mothers should be entrepreneurs. As of two years ago it is estimated that…

4 Problems with Private Schools

Private school can be a great alternative when parents with extra money are looking for an alternative to public schools. Private schools offer many amenities that can be attractive to parents and students. Still, private schools are not perfect. Here are four things that private schools get wrong. Here are some problems with private schools….

4 Problems with Charter Schools

Charter schools are all the rage in many cities in American with high populations of Black or Hispanic people. They offer a solution to some students and parents who are seeking an alternative to public education that does not have the costs of a private education. Although they do get some things right, here are…