During the COVID crisis, it’s crucial for enrichment programs to rethink what they are offering and when.
A research study finds that when it comes to African-American children, the higher their storytelling scores, the better they do on the early literacy assessments.
Digital educational resources are likely to remain indispensable for modern K-12 classrooms, even after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
One big complication with K-12 distance learning is how hard it is to get children and teens to log in and do their schoolwork. But there are things teachers and families can do to help.
From livening up household chores to connecting kids with relatives who are far away, music can a play a vital role.
A compilation of two-minute parenting podcast shorts by Dr. Melvin E. Banks, founder of UMI (Urban Ministries, Inc.).
We need our children to return to school with a success mindset. The mindset is the difference between excellence and average. Consider these 10 habits to help your kids be successful.
March is Reading Awareness Month and a fitting time to discuss literacy in the United States, particularly among urban and minority families.
“I was that girl who always felt like she needed to be superwoman. I thought that I needed to do it all, be it all, and do everything perfectly. I know I’m not the only one who has ever felt this way.”
While many parents believe equipping their young child with a cellphone is a matter of safety, research shows the practice comes with certain risks.
As single mothers and fathers, we sometimes do things in the name of parenting that actually sabotage the best interest of our children. We may need to do some honest self-examination to determine if we’re really putting their needs first. Some points to consider.
Amid soiled diapers, sleep deprivation, and shuttling children to their various activities, it may be difficult to embrace the truth that motherhood is ministry.
Learning how to swim is not a luxury; it’s a necessary life skill. Here’s what you need to know to get your family ready for the beach or pool.
With a changing economy and sluggish job market, young-adult children are returning home after college or staying home longer. Should Mom and Dad put an expiration date on how long their adult kids linger?