Tag: parenting

Why people of color parent their kids the way they do

Why people of color parent their kids the way they do

The sad reality is, this is exactly why people of color parent their kids the way they do. They fear for their child’s life and would rather step in and deal with them harshly rather than let them be killed on the…

Teenage boys and their crazy hair

Teenage boys and their crazy hair

A teenager’s hair is one of the biggest ways they get to display their originality. All this mama wanted was to make sure my son was sending the right message with his crazy hair. One of the favorite things about…

When your teenager turns into a stranger

When your teenager turns into a stranger

Life with a teenager is hard. One moment they are the familiar sweet kid you’ve known all their life. The next — rude, moody and brooding. Someone send help because this mama is all twisted up inside. I guess it…

Proud mama moment: their first dance

Proud mama moment: their first dance

Love his smile. My sons often surprise me with their dedication. It’s not that I’m surprised they are dedicated–I just wonder where they get it from. I mean, you can’t teach dedication. Two examples. One, two of my sons work…