We are already policed enough—let’s not do it to our kids.
Like, will I use a bathroom by myself ever again?
Sickle cell disease upended this mom’s world—now she’s working towards making life easier for her child and others.
A mom reflects on the respectability politics she was raised on, and the self-respect she wants to foster in her children.
Bullying can make children feel alone. Let them know you have their back with these tips.
Being seen as a parent in the eyes of the law meant jumping through some crazy hoops for this mom.
"Motherhood has changed everything in beautiful ways," writes this new mom.
Interested in homeschooling? You can find support from like-minded families on Facebook.
Learn how to advocate for your kid’s health and safety with advice from this expert.
An unexpected diagnosis plunged this woman into a new world.
For women struggling to get by and mother, let this woman’s testimony give you strength.
According to this mediator, parenting plans are key to figuring out the basics of co-parenting with your ex.
Are you thinking about homeschooling your children, but aren't sure where to start? Watch this.
When it comes to teaching lessons, raising a daughter is a two-way street.
How do you explain falling in love to your teenager? Take it one conversation (and text) at a time.
Unschooling, or child-led education, is becoming a more popular alternative to traditional schools and conventional homeschooling.
Some families are leaving schools and turning to unschooling, a form of self-directed learning that puts children in control of their education.
Unschooling, or Self-Directed Education, was something this family didn’t expect to do. But, six years in, they’re not turning back.
If you're looking for homeschoolers who look like you and your family, these 10 Black homeschool moms are a good place to start.
Becoming a single mom wasn’t in this Toronto-based mom’s plans. But now that it’s happened, she’s dealing with the emotional fallout.
This early childhood development professional shares how she uses time-outs, consistency, and structure to discipline her daughters.
An accidental stay-at-home mom shares what she’s learned on her journey.
Co-parenting with an unwilling ex isn’t easy. A divorce mediator shares a few ways you can get your ex to help alleviate some of the burden of being a single parent.
"Everything is a fight. I don't have the fight in me anymore," a single mother writes us. We compile some resources that offer single mothers help in her area.
Though this new administration doesn't have anyone's best interests at heart, Black families are finding ways to move forward.
This artist believed her life was full of struggle and regret until she had a change of heart, courtesy of her 8-year-old daughter.
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“It takes a village” isn’t just a soundbite—it’s what helps keep this woman and her family going, especially after a move to the ‘burbs.
It’s a difficult conversation, but one that we need to start having with our children—and ourselves.
A new video series from mater mea addresses misconceptions that affect Black children.