PARENTS

Sherri Shepherd is pregnant…well, sort of. The host of “The View” told the Tom Joyner Morning Show that she and her husband Lamar Sally have found a surrogate to carry their child. “We found a drama-free uterus,” she told the radio hosts. “We found a girl that didn’t have any drama in her life. We’re putting in […]

Parents using the internet to discipline their children has become a fairly common thing. One mother simply had ENOUGH and let the world know via the same internet that  got her child in trouble. She got into her child’s Facebook and was obviously distressed by what she saw. She confronted her daughter about her findings, […]

There’s a new interview out in Haute Living where Will Smith explains how he and wife Jada approach parenting. Also in the article, Mr. Smith also tells how filming “After Earth” brought him and son Jaden even closer. “My style of parenting is very similar to that of my parents, minus the concept of ownership. I think […]

  Jaden Smith wants to be emancipated from his parents so he can have his own home. Hollywood stars Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have two children together, Jaden, 14, and 12-year-old Willow. Both have followed in their parents’ footsteps, with Jaden an actor and Willow a singer. Jaden is gearing up for his 15th […]

Forget about being sexy on Magazine covers, Jill Scott is being real! The mommy of one is the cover girl for the May issue of Ebony Magazine and she brought her darling son along for the shoot. In the cover story titled “Saving our sons” Jill and her adorable little man Jett pose with their matching heads of curly […]

It’s getting serious for Michael Jordan as he steps closer to wedding his long time girlfriend. A judged ordered a DNA test on Tuesday to determine if he is the father of Pamela Smith’s 16-year-old son. Jordan says he’s not the dad and points to Smith’s divorce, in which she acknowledges her ex is the father of […]

Misbehaving in school earned one young girl a trip to the station in handcuffs. Elementary school student Jmyha Rickman, an autistic eight-year-old from Alton, Ill., had her wrists and feet cuffed and was taken away in the back of a police car late Tuesday morning after throwing a tantrum, reports St. Louis’ KMOV. School officials […]

Would you recognize a gang sign in your neighborhood if you saw it? The city wants you to be “street wise” about gang activity. City leaders along with members of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department hosted a workshop Saturday that taught concerned parents how to keep their kids out of trouble and away from gangs. […]

He may only be 9 years old, but pint-sized rapper Lil Poopy is already facing his first encounter with the law over his sexually suggestive lyrics and music videos. Poopy (a.k.a. Luie Rivera Jr.) has performed with P. Diddy and has a growing army of fans, but cops in Brockton, Mass., say his dad, Luis […]

A college education doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. Here are ten private schools where the net price tag per student is $20,000 a year or less.  Read more (Source: Yahoo News)

This bit of prose is dedicated to my Husband, his Father, and of course, my own Dad.  Happy Father’s Day! Its interesting how it begins…

Parenting During Stressful Times Mental Health America released a wonderful article on parenting in a tough economic climate, when adult stress and anxiety may be much higher than usual. Parents’ worries may be compounded when there is job loss, a loss of income, increased financial pressures, or even uncertainty in the workplace. This anxiety often […]