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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…

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China Gets Ready For a Baby Boom—Sort Of

Married couples can now have two children instead of one

The (one-child) law was first introduced in a series of measures in the late 70s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Best and Worst Cities for Halloween Trick-or-Treating

New York and New Jersey among top cities, while Memphis and Detroit among worse

WalletHub, an online financial resource company, used 16 key metrics to compile a list of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Derrick and Marlow Daniels: Leaving a Legacy of Love and Financial Security for Their Children

Stepping up for their girls

“The danger of not doing estate planning is that the state in which you reside…

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Sesame Street and HBO Announce New Partnership

For the first time ever, show will be available free of charge to PBS and member stations

Partnership that will make the next five seasons of the iconic series available on HBO…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Legal Matters Prospective Parents May Want to Consider

Lauren Lake, of Paternity Court, talks financial planning for new families

Lauren Lake of ‘Paternity Court,’ shares five legal matters that prospective parents may want to…

By Brittany Dandy

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Paying It Forward: How One Doctor Uses Children’s Books to Promote Science Careers

Dr. Oneeka Williams made a childhood dream reality, inspiring other girls of color around the world

Dr. Oneeka Williams took a childhood dream of pursuing science to become a doctor and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Navy Secretary to Propose Doubling Maternity Leave

Ray Mebus, Navy Secretary, wants the military branch to become more family friendly

Ray Mebus, Navy Secretary, wants the military branch to become more family friendly by doubling…

By Brittany Dandy

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Making Her Daughter Money Smart

Suleni and Sulma's story of love, learning, and leading by example

Advice from Sulma Arzu-Brown and husband Maurice on raising financially savvy children.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Financial Literacy Month: Becoming the Financial Role Model Your Child Needs

Using the power of love to make the right financial choices

Tips to help you become the financial role model that your child needs.

By Stacey Tisdale

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The ‘Hard-Knock Life’ of Illiteracy

Reading proficiency of fourth-graders is low

The movie remake of Annie was right to depict Annie as illiterate.

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Does the Anti-Common Core Movement Have a Race Problem?

Poll shows big differences in support

The question of Common Core will yield different answers.

By Robin White Goode

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5 Savvy Ways to Save For Your Child’s College Education

Senior financial adviser, Dawn Brown, offers tips and advice to ensure future success

Dawn Brown, senior financial adviser at Altfest Personal Wealth Management, offers options to save now…

By Robin White Goode

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Add Do-Re-Mi to ABC to Boost Your Child’s Brain

The results of a recent Northwestern University study funded by NAMM demonstrate that two years…

By Robin White Goode

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Data Shows High School Graduation Gaps Narrowing

According to a statement released by the U.S. Department of Education, new data from its…

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Child Safety: 5 Awesome Organizations to Follow on Twitter and Facebook

These groups offer advice, tips and insights for your family

For safety tips, parenting advice and information related to child safety, check out some of…

By Kandia Johnson

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3 Wearable Tech Devices to Help Keep Your Children Safe

These gadgets can aid in monitoring your children and responding to emergencies

Check out wearable tech options that can help you monitor your children daily.

By Kandia Johnson

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Nationwide Presents ‘Make Safe Happen’ to Reduce Preventable Accidents

On Super Bowl Sunday, millions will have access to resources to save children's lives

Join the movement and help Make Safe Happen, through the use of a new mobile…

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Stay-At-Home Moms Lead Million-Dollar Company

Virtually-run business Decision Toolbox makes firm ideal for family-focused women

Million-dollar company Decision Toolbox CEO says 60% of employees are stay-at-home working moms.

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Hear From the Pros: Managing Work and Life on the Go

Tips on how balance fitness, work duties and parenthood

Need advice on managing your work and life on the go? These professionals provide advice…

By Kandia Johnson

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