UrbanFaith interviewed Jonathan Banks, author of Raise Your GPA about how students and those who love and support them can have success this school year and beyond. The full interview is above.
Benjamin and Asa Watson were prepared by their father Rev. Ken Watson to be pros on the football field and examples on the mission field. UrbanFaith sat down with the Watson men to discuss their faith and the impact it had on their success.
“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.”
UrbanFaith interviewed Linsey Davis, Emmy-award winning journalist and children’s book author about her newest book Stay This Way Forever which captures moments of the joys and challenges of nurturing children.
Why is it that we may struggle so much to honor fathers? The answers are unclear and varied. But if we start with figuring out how to honor God as our heavenly Father, it may help us get better at honoring our earthly fathers.
I want to wish you a Happy Mother’s Day! You are strong, resilient, appreciated and loved. I want to encourage you all to not lose hope. Keep praying, seeking, and trusting God even in the unknown. He has proven himself faithful and will continue to be faithful for generations to come!
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.
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.
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?