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Today, youth bullying has become a major public health issue in America. Bullying, a form of youth violence, is defined as any unwanted aggressive behavior(s) by another youth or group of youths who are not siblings or current dating partners that involves an observed or perceived power imbalance and is repeated multiple times or is highly […]

Tia Mowry doesn’t mince her words when she speaks. Yes, the child-star-turned-grown-woman cracks jokes, laughs heartily and flashes a row of pearly whites often in conversation, but her words are always delivered with a certain precision. It’s the kind of sureness and measure that comes with knowledge, understanding, confidence and concern. Especially on topics beyond the […]

As a parent watching my daughter grow up, it hasn’t always been easy to determine if I was nurturing her self-esteem enough or too much. It’s a balancing act if you are a parent to figure out the best ways to help your kids have high self-esteem. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: 7 Ways To Raise […]

GETTY IMAGES: Summer is coming to an end and school is just around the corner.  For some, it has already started. What most parents pack their kids’ bags with in preparation for the school year are things such as pencils, lunchboxes, and notebooks. But the best things can’t be bought, so here are 5 bits […]

  Know the Signs Some worries are to be expected. It’s not easy to walk into a new classroom with a new teacher and start from scratch every single year. Watch for these sneaky symptoms of anxiety as the new school year begins: changes in eating habits sleep disturbance clingy behavior meltdowns or tantrums nail […]

Each year on August 11, parents across the United States participate in National Son’s and Daughter’s Day.  On this day, spend time with the joys of your life. Let your children know that you are glad they are part of your life.  Share family stories, listen to the events of their day, their hopes, and […]

As summer comes to an end, it can be hard to get back into a regular schedule — for both kids and adults. Whether you’re a parent that’s dreading the back-to-school rush, or a babysitter or tutor struggling to help children rediscover homework success, we’ve got some tips for you. Set up weekly meetings to […]

As summer comes to an end, it can be hard to get back into a regular schedule — for both kids and adults. Whether you’re a parent that’s dreading the back-to-school rush, or a babysitter or tutor struggling to help children rediscover homework success, we’ve got some tips for you. The trick is to plan […]

Jacopo Raule/Getty Images Michelle Obama delivered one of the most powerful and heartfelt speeches at the Democratic National Convention . As I listened and watched our First Lady, I couldn’t help but tear up with emotion and pride in what she has represented for so many Black women. As a wife, mother and daughter Michelle […]

YOU TUBE “You wanna try me, right?” So begins the live Facebook broadcast of a mother beating and berating her 16-year-old daughter in their Savannah, Georgia, home. The teen sobs as her mother slaps her all over her body and hits her with what appears to be a plastic object. The mother accuses her daughter […]

Winner of the 2015 American Black Film Festival Screenplay Competition sponsored by TV One, Bad Dad Rehab is about four men who are fathers to their children, but not dads. Shawn (Wesley Jonathan) wants to see his kids, but his vengeful ex-wife wants the back child support he owes first.  Tristan (Robert R’ichard) would rather […]

    Article By Rhonda Smith // EEW Magazine Parenting I was a novice as evidenced by the showdown that was approaching two hours. Now let me paint the picture for you. On one side sat my weary girlfriend and me and on the other side was Joshua, slowly huffing and puffing with his head […]