Category Archives: Affirming Black Girls

11 Beautiful Black Dolls Beyond Barbie and Doc McStuffins 11 Beautiful Black Dolls Beyond Barbie and Doc McStuffins


When shopping for toys, I always try to find toys that represent my children.  There has been an…
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Angele

About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

5 Reasons I’m Concerned By This Video of a White Teacher Berating a Black Female Student 5 Reasons I’m Concerned By This Video of a White Teacher Berating a Black Female Student


NYTimes.com “I am not as smart as the other kids.”  That’s what the child told her mother. “There…
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Angele

About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

Why I Won’t Buy My Daughter a Baby Doll Unless She Asks Why I Won’t Buy My Daughter a Baby Doll Unless She Asks


I don’t have anything against dolls. I don’t think they make or break a girl’s sense of self….
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Leila

About Leila

Leila is the founding editor of Baby and Blog. She splits her time between editing hair and culture site, Black Girl with Long Hair, whipping up butters at BGLH Marketplace, and writing here. She adores her husband and two kids, her parents and her friends. But she hates Chicago weather although she is slowly coming to peace with it...

16 Toys That Encourage Engineering Skills in Kids 16 Toys That Encourage Engineering Skills in Kids


I’m grooming my daughter to become an engineer. No, I’m not going to tell her what career or fields…
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Didan Ashanta

About Didan Ashanta

Didan Ashanta is the author of "Jamaican Green Smoothies" and a LifeDesigner who blogs about eating your way to vibrant health at DidanAshanta.com. A native of Jamaica, she currently lives in the Tokyo, Japan with her husband and 3-yr-old daughter.

Why Speaking Gently to Our Kids is Even More Important in the Era of Black Lives Matter Why Speaking Gently to Our Kids is Even More Important in the Era of Black Lives Matter


While out on a New Year’s Eve run, I passed by a family loading up in their van….
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About Alicia B

Alicia lives and took a semester of photography in a small college town that often challenges her resolve to live as simply and as stress-free as possible. When she’s not working, rereading the same children’s books, cooking, or wondering how crunchy she’s become, she’s busy updating her site, liciabobesha.com. You can follow her on facebook.

32 Black Celebrities Who Have Authored Children’s Books and Apps 32 Black Celebrities Who Have Authored Children’s Books and Apps


As I search through hundreds and hundreds of books at the library, trying to find books that will…
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Angele

About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

7 Historical Warrior Princesses I Want My Daughter to Emulate 7 Historical Warrior Princesses I Want My Daughter to Emulate


I only recently got a peek at what Americans call ‘Princess Culture’ and sort of connected why the…
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Didan Ashanta

About Didan Ashanta

Didan Ashanta is the author of "Jamaican Green Smoothies" and a LifeDesigner who blogs about eating your way to vibrant health at DidanAshanta.com. A native of Jamaica, she currently lives in the Tokyo, Japan with her husband and 3-yr-old daughter.