Author Archives: Ebony

10 Activities for the High-Energy Child

With winter being almost over, kids (and grown-ups!) are bound to be restless.  But it’s still too cold for people to be outside a lot.  For kids who are low-key, this might not be the biggest deal, but for active kids, this can seem like torture.  My son is a perfect example.  He loves to…

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Baby Love: Ebony, Mark and Maya

Meet, Ebony, one of our new Baby and Blog writers. Tell us about your life. E: I live in Michigan, in a rural town an hour from Detroit.  Currently,  I work part-time for a university doing policy advocacy work promoting the interests of Michigan women living in or near poverty.  I recently finished my PhD…

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5 Ways to Introduce Your Children to Black History

It’s February—a great time to introduce your kids to Black history!  With so many celebrations, commercials and programs for Black History Month, your child may even be asking you about their heritage.  Since the history of Black Americans is so rich, you may feel intimidated about how to start conversations with your kids.  To help…

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