Category: Family

A Good Brother to Know

A Good Brother to Know

Bobby Marvin Holmes is a youth mentor, filmmaker, and author. Most of all he's a devoted dad! But that wasn't always the case for the man who became a dad at age seventeen. "I had an on-again, off-again relationship with my daughters' mother until about 2005, when I became a single father." Understanding the ...

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Depression and Black Teens

Depression and Black Teens

Mental health concerns among Black teenagers is ongoing and significant. Parents need to understand the signs of depression in adolescents. According to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 15% of high school students reported suicidal thoughts in the past year and 7.8% ...

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Single Dads

Single Dads

  Much has been said in the popular press and psychological research studies about the absence of Black fathers, and the negative effect that may have on their offspring. Some studies suggest that children in father absent homes tend to do poorly in school and may be more likely to develop a substance abuse ...

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5 Healthy Money Habits

5 Healthy Money Habits

Saving more money, earning more money is always a staple among the lot of new year resolutions. But it's hard to break bad money habits. Here are Improve your personal credit score.​ Give your credit score a boost. You can start by paying off debt. If you routinely pay late fees on a credit card, request a new ...

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