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Asked & Answered: Back to School

All responses taken from our Facebook groups: Foster Parenting Toolbox and Kinship Parenting Group. The new school year is here! We asked current foster, kinship and adoptive parents how they help their children adjust back […]

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Asked & Answered: Encouraging Quotes

All responses taken from our Facebook groups: Foster Parenting Toolbox and Kinship Parenting Group. As a parent, it can be easy to feel frustrated, discouraged and tired. We asked current foster, kinship and adoptive parents […]

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Asked & Answered: Sibling Conflict

All responses taken from our Facebook groups: Foster Parenting Toolbox and Kinship Parenting Group. Occasional (or even frequent) conflict is a given when you have siblings together in a home. Sibling conflict is a normal […]

Book & Movie Reviews

Book & Movie Reviews

Torn Apart

Many believe the child welfare system protects children from abuse. But as Torn Apart uncovers, this system is designed to punish Black families. Drawing on decades of research, legal scholar and sociologist Dorothy Roberts reveals […]

Book & Movie Reviews

Beyond Racial Division

Efforts at colorblindness and antiracism have not been very effective in addressing racial tensions in the United States. Colorblindness ignores the realities of race and the history of injustice. On the other hand, antiracism centers […]

Book & Movie Reviews

Raceless

After her father’s death Georgina unravels the truth about her parentage — and the racial identity she had been denied. She fled from England and the turmoil of her home-life to live in Black communities […]

Book & Movie Reviews

Layla, the Last Black Unicorn

Award-winning comedienne-actress Tiffany Haddish’s newest book “Layla, the Last Black Unicorn” is her first written for children, ages 4-8. The 19-page book co-written by Jerdine Nolen, features the colorful work of illustrator Jessica Gibson. While […]