Family Breach


I think I was four maybe five, when I overheard someone in my family member say. “We are all family, if anybody need anything at anytime we are your blood. Through the years that that’s what I heard and believed. It was something I could count on. My older brother was considerably older than IContinue reading “Family Breach”

Grow up! Meghan, Harry and Race


For a little more than a quarter of a century, I was married to a white woman. I wasn’t the first person in the family to have a relationship out of my race. However,I was the first male. I grew up during the second phase of integration, when black childen were allowed to go toContinue reading “Grow up! Meghan, Harry and Race”

Parents Of Color Still Have Reservations About Returning Kids To Classrooms


By: Nicole Nixon/Capradio.org Toni Tinker isn’t sure if she’ll send her second grader back to class when Sacramento City Unified School District reopens for younger students on April 8. Tinker, like many parents of color across California, is concerned about students returning while counties are still in the most-restrictive purple tier. And even if SacramentoContinue reading “Parents Of Color Still Have Reservations About Returning Kids To Classrooms”

Parents Of The Healthiest Happiest Kids Do These 6 Things Every Day


By: Lianne Avila/YourTango After having counseled children and families for nearly 20 years, I found that there is one thing that all parents have in common: they want to raise a healthy and happy child. What are some important parenting tips and advice that parents need to be aware of to make sure that they areContinue reading “Parents Of The Healthiest Happiest Kids Do These 6 Things Every Day”

Parents: Your Kids Don’t Owe You Anything


Photo: Getty Images Mr: Elizabeth Z Pardue/YourTango Recently, I watched a horrible woman loudly bemoan her choice to conceive to a mutual friend, her justifications for voluntarily bringing new life into the world being, “Well, my husband really wants kids, and I’ll need someone to take care of me when I’m older, so, you know,Continue reading “Parents: Your Kids Don’t Owe You Anything”

Trying To Be Happier Won’t Work. Here’s What Will, According To Science.


By: Catherine Pearson\Huffpost At the start of the new year, my husband and I were reflecting about what we hope for our two kids both now and as they grow up. Rather quickly, we agreed that we just want them to be happy, whatever paths they take. It sounded nice when we said it, andContinue reading “Trying To Be Happier Won’t Work. Here’s What Will, According To Science.”

12 Year old begins his Sophomore year at Collage


Two year old Caleb Anderson could read the United States Constitution. At three years old he qualified for MENSA and learned French, Manderine and Spanish. Though Caleb qualified for MENSA at age three, he joined at age five. His family said they were told he was the youngest African-American boy to be accepted at theContinue reading “12 Year old begins his Sophomore year at Collage”

Swinging in Sacramento? Heck yes!


A freaked out father of four wanted his mo-NAY back from an Arden area hotel on New Years Eve .After learning a Swingers Club was having a party in the hotel. How dare he and his children stay at a hotel where people are having SEX! Ouba Goobay A sex club was having a megaContinue reading “Swinging in Sacramento? Heck yes!”

What will you tell your children?


Photo: Google  E·van·ge·list 1.a person who seeks to convert others to the Christian faith, especially by public preaching. 2. the writer of one of the four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John). “St. John the Evangelist” A person and especially a preacher who tries to convince people to become Christian. : someone who talks aboutContinue reading “What will you tell your children?”