More and more Black parents are exploring the option of homeschooling their children. Why is this becoming a more appealing choice, and what are some factors to consider if you're thinking of homeschooling?
Throughout the Caribbean and other parts of the diaspora, it's quite common for friends and family members to have nicknames (like "Bunny" or "Tallman") or alternate names (like "Marcia" or "Winston") while their real name goes hidden. Why do we do this? And what do my parents' nicknames mean? I explore the practice in this piece.
Finding humour in the ups and downs of motherhood is a survival skill. Ali Wong's newest Netflix comedy special, Hard Knock Wife, serves up real talk and real laughs - and really resonated with me, a fellow mom of two.
The identity shift that many moms experience after having a baby can be jarring. Here's how to start the process of getting back to who you are.
Regardless of parenting style, it's crucial to remember the circumstances and contexts that lead parents to lean one way versus the next. Helicopter parents may see their style as the gold standard, but it's important to assess the ways privilege plays into parenting.
Hiring more Black models and other models of colour is an important step to making the fashion industry more inclusive - but it's not the only necessary step. Read more to see why it's important to ensure there's diversity behind the camera and the runway, too.
On the 50th anniversary of MLK’s death, writer Bee Quammie explains why his words still resonate with Canadians.
FLARE wanted to know what are some of the most pressing issues facing Black women today, for a Black History Month special. Mine? That the world needs to do a better job of actually LISTENING to us.
What are the benefits to practicing mindfulness with kids? Many - especially if you're a parent.
Black Panther is one of the most anticipated movies ever - this review (sans spoilers) shares that its true superpower is how it provides beautiful escapism, incredible representation, and a dive into important social commentary.
Snappy mental health campaigns encourage people to “talk to someone.” So what do you do when that help is still out of reach?
Postpartum depression and anxiety are very real, and this piece shares a personal experience of navigating them after the birth of my 2nd child.
A look at the racial implications of H&M's marketing mishap when they placed a Black child in a sweater reading "Coolest Monkey In The Jungle"
Thoughts on award snubs, how Black films are viewed, why Girls Trip was special to me, and the comedic brilliance of Tiffany Haddish.