The Afro Kids Family

HOW THE COVID PANDEMIC HAS AFFECTED YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION

It’s been a crazy couple of years. The global Coronavirus outbreak and the Covid-19 pandemic that followed have touched all of our lives in so many ways. We can count the impacts this disease and its required isolation have had on us, but what about our kids? After all, we’re talking about the next generation …

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Preparing Your Black Children For School

What the back-to-school guides don’t tell you… The unique set of challenges faced by Black children in preschool, elementary, middle and high school environments require parents to be informed and involved as they prepare their kids for school and advocate for them during the education process. It begins with preschool. The U.S. Department of Education …

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Kids’ Fattening Eating Habits May be Fueled By Fast Food

By M. Renee Edwards There is growing alarm across the nation in relation to the ever-increasing number of our children being diagnosed as obese.  But just how much of the problem is the result of the American lifestyle, one that embraces fast food meals over home cooked ones?  And just how concerned should parents be? …

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