Month: November 2017

African Americans live shorter lives due to heart disease and stroke

American Heart Association Scientific Statement October 23, 2017 Categories: Heart News, Stroke News, Scientific Statements/Guidelines Statement Highlights: African Americans carry a higher burden of cardiovascular diseases compared with white Americans. Risk […]

Ways for a Father to Inspire a Love of Reading

By Ryan Crawley (dadspadblog) – There will never be a bigger role model in a child’s life than their father. Because of this, it’s a bit heartbreaking […]

The whiteness of children’s books

Imaginary black children remain almost as marginalised as real ones, at least in mainstream publishing. In literature, as in life, the belief that children are valuable, vulnerable and in need of protection has mostly been denied to black children in the United States.

What It Takes to Be A 21st Century Man and Father

As more women are entering the workforce and taking the world by storm, men are now expected to be equal partners at work, raising children, and performing household duties.

How to Survive Grocery Shopping with a Young Kid

by Shannon Serpette for You might be a beast in the gym, the top dog at work and ordinarily cool under pressure, but if the thought of […]

Parental Incarceration and the Transition to Adulthood

The United States has the highest imprisonment rate in the world. Although the rates of incarceration have essentially leveled off since around 2002, the United States lead the world in imprisonment: 2.2 million people were incarcerated in 2015.