You’ve heard of a dress code for students. Now parents of James Madison High School are finding out there’s a dress code for them as well. The school will turn away parents if they show up at the school wearing bonnets, pajamas, hair rollers or leggings, among other clothing items. The notice was issued via […]
Two parents are under fire for leaving their three kids unattended on a mall bench. Jean Seide, 39, and Bilaine Seint-Just, 36, had to work janitor shifts at the Eastview Mall in Victor, New York. According to Spectrum News, their eight-year-old, six-year-old, and one month old were left alone for about six hours. Employees of […]
A Washington, D.C. mother requested the video from her 7-year-old son’s school’s hallway, after he told her he had been assaulted by a schoolmate’s parent. Police are currently investigating after a parent was caught on cameras at KIPP DC Spring Academy punching Lena Mclean‘s son, John, in the stomach. In the video, John can be seen […]
When the Wi-Fi at the crib isn't working, you've gotta escape to an internet cafe for a few hours...or maybe ten years.
Romechia Simms, the Maryland mother who was found pushing her dead son on a swing for two days earlier this year, has been charged with…
Two brothers from the Atlanta-area have been arrested and charged with multiple felonies after attempting to murder their parents. CNN reports: Yvonne Ervin called 911 Saturday…
A new survey of African-American youth has found that almost half report considerable pressure to have sex. The results, which were derived from the answers of 1,500 youth ages 13-21, will be featured in the October issue of ESSENCE magazine, out on newsstands today. “I was elated that Essence, a secular Black magazine, choose to […]
Parenting is a hard job. It’s the one job where a great deal of what you do you learn on the fly. It is however one that if you were given a firm solid base you have a ‘leg up on”. It is by far one of the greatest, yet most daunting things that one […]