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Help, My Kids Hate Me!

Hi there WayToParent,I'm emailing because I'm in dire need of your help right now. I'm a single mother of 2 my sperm donor is not involved and doesn't help with the kids. He's been in and out of their life, but the kids enjoy when he comes around before...

Your Brokenness is Breaking Your Children

By: Cermonia Thomas Trauma is a term used to describe a medical injury, emotional upset, or a psychological disorder resulting from extreme physical or emotional stress.  Generally, when we speak of trauma the easiest reference point for most is to think of a medical injury, some sort of accidental...

Social Media Is Painting A Fairytale Version of Family. Here is the Reality of Building and Navigating your family.

By: Tonnecqua Faleti (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); In these times of social validation, we are all trying to navigate through the reality of parenting and building healthy relationships with our children. Let’s be real, parenting is a full-time job. I know that we would like...

When Mom & Dad Don’t Agree

By: Erica Vaughn (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Parents must work together and be unified in their approaches. When parents are unified, children feel secure and loved. The partnership between the parents is strengthened as well....

Young Moms have mastered resilience and are passing it on to their children.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); In today’s age, young mothers have mastered mental resilience, which can be attributed to the challenges of this modern era. They have undergone more major life crises and growth challenges, as compared to the previous generations, which has substantially developed...

Setting the Boundaries between being a parent and being your child’s friend

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); There is a balance that must take place in a parent’s relationship with their child(ren). Parents must maintain an authoritative role in their child(ren)’s life. Many parents struggle with finding balance because they want to be “friends” with their child(ren)...

Raising A Child That’s Confident in Their Own Skin

By: Yureka Pirtle This is a topic that is very near and dear to my heart and one that I believe that I can offer some helpful advice on. Let me start by saying I am currently the Classic Beauty International Elite Queen for 2020-2021. It definitely took a...

Tips for Fun and Safe Gaming for the Whole Family

Video games have been a controversial issue among parents for decades. While some people worry that video games “rot your brain” or encourage real-world violence, gaming can be a great form of mental stimulation for kids and parents alike. Believe it or not, some video games can boost your...

Co-parenting during a pandemic:

For the past eight years, I have successfully been co-parenting two children, with my ex-spouse. My ex-husband and I have been able to make co-parenting positive, not only for our children, but for ourselves as well. We knew when we made the decision to end our marriage, that we...

Raising Black Sons

“You are pristine, you are what every man fears and what every man desires to be.” This was the mantra our three young men were told daily. This statement had a very distinct meaning that in my opinion helped shape their character and understanding of what was expected of...