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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks New Culture, New Life, and Overcoming Obstacles (Part II)

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world on a grand scale

She wanted her children to know that they could experience the splendor of the world…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks Leadership and Giving Her Children the World, Literally (PartI)

Her children are excelling both academically and socially; they've even learned to speak and write Arabic

Her children are excelling both academically and socially. They’ve even learned to speak and write…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Barbie Gets Another Makeover

Mattel makes its iconic doll tall, petite and curvy

Toymaker giant Mattel is introducing three new body shapes–curvy, petite, and tall–for its iconic Barbie…

By Cristie Leondis

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From the Mouths of Babes: How a Mother, Inspired by Her Son, is Diversifying World of Superheroes

Denise Ajayi Williams, author of 'Akiti the Hunter,' shares her journey

Denise Ajayi-Williams decided to take matters into her own hands to fill a void in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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8 Programs For Children in Military Families

Here are a few free to low-cost programs to help children of military families

Being a military child comes with a unique set of benefits, as well as challenges.…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Kids Are Alright: Study Shows Tech is Not Such a Bad Influence

Actually, your child's tech obsession may not be that bad after all

Tech benefits kids more than it harms, a new study reveals.

By Samara Lynn

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Updating No Child Left Behind

Unconscionable gaps between the underserved and all other students

The White House will not support bills to replace NCLB from either the House or…

By Robin White Goode

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Dr. Steve Perry Talks Leadership, Education, and Our Children

This dynamic educator is transforming our communities

African American educator is working to effect change in our communities.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Dad’s Photos of Daughter Inspired By Iconic Women

Marc Bushelle says he wanted to build his daughter's self-esteem

Photographer, Marc Bushelle, takes 11 photos of his daughter pictured as women from history.

By Brittany Dandy

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Mother’s Day Treat: 10 Keys to Raising Children Who Excel

Advice for moms from the mother of Harold Ekeh

The mother of Harold Ekeh, who was accepted into all eight Ivy League schools, offers…

By Robin White Goode

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Black Author Provides His 5 Tips to Raising Successful Children in New Book

Author of the new book 'Raising Supaman' shares his keys to parenting

The entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and writer believes great kids don’t happen by accident

By Alisa Gumbs

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Woman Who Provides Children Free Lunches Faces $600 Fine

The state run program serves over 60 children free lunches on a daily basis

The state run program serves over 60 children free lunches on a daily basis

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Motherhood vs. Career Pursuit: Should Women Have to Choose?

Women weigh in on whether sacrifice of parenting is doable and worth it

From fashion icon Kimora Lee Simmons to Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, women balance motherhood and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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8 Ways Being a Parent Can Be an Asset on the Job

Use those child-rearing qualities as in-demand leveraging tools

Raising children and balancing a career can be a frustrating challenge. Here’s how parenting can…

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In the News: Millions of Children Receive Free School Meals; First Class Graduates From Oprah’s School and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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Poll: Do You Plan to Support Your Adult Children?

Knowing when it's time to cut the financial umbilical cord

A recent study conducted by SunAmerica Financial Group found that 70% of parents age 55…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Teach Them Well

Why nowmore than everits important to communicate financial lessons to your children

Last summer, 16-year-old Calvin O’Neal worked for the New York City Summer Youth Employment program…

By Robin White Goode

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Jill Scott on motherhood, music and much more

Jilly From Philly Talks Baby, Balance, and Branding

'Operation Village' helps singer handle motherhood with success

Jill Scott, our favorite homegirl, multiplatinum, Grammy-Award-winning singer, poet, author, actress– and now mommy–shares how…

By Karen Taylor Bass

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How to Raise an Entrepreneur

Tips to awaken your childs business sense

The mind of a child is unparalleled. Bursting with creativity and fearlessness, most children do…

By Renita Burns

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