Child Marriages Of Boys On A Devastating Rise

Throughout history and until the 20th Century, child marriages were the norm. These unions were made a ‘norm’ for many reasons, chief among them are economic. When most people think of child marriages, they often focus on girls. This is usually because girls are most affected. However, boys also marry in childhood, and a recent […]

Do you Know What Hip-Hop Says to Your Child? To You?

Do you really know what Hip-Hop music is telling you and your youngster? Not all hip hop music is bad or bad for you or your child. As a matter of fact, even if you think most of it is noise filled with vulgarity and explicit lyrics and imagery, there is a deep message within each song. […]

7 Strategies to Address Implicit Bias

Implicit bias is action-oriented, and influences our judgment and behaviors as it relates to those groups considered, ‘non-dominant’. They include African-Americans, Asians, Muslims and Latinx- the social groups whose heritages aren’t traditionally Caucasian. We address biases about these groups-‘others’- by bringing to a conscious level our core beliefs about these groups. Many of these beliefs […]

How Parents Hope to Teach Their Child to Be ‘Smart’

The role of parents has always been an influential yet often daunting challenge. In today’s era of digital access, real time, the job has gotten harder AND more important than ever. Some say children are growing up too fast, and they are correct. On the other hand, children grow up as fast as the times […]