Katelyn 7 Years old Diagnosis: Katelyn was found to have acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2008. Katelyn’s Story: A day after 4-year-old Katelyn participated in a Trike-A-Thon fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, she woke with a fever and leg pain. Her mom took her to the doctor, who ordered blood work. “He was more […]

Seth 6 years old Diagnosis: Seth was found to suffer from acute lymphoblastic leukemia in winter 2008. Seth’s story: Seth was an energetic child who was always on the go. But just before Christmas in 2008, his parents noticed their little boy was sleeping more and didn’t want to eat or play. When his skin […]

Author X’ernona Woods of children’s book “Save That Penny For A Sunny Day”, is taking the  Windy city of Chicago by storm! The time is “now”, to invest in educating youth about prosperity. 74% of our youth  are concern  about the economy, and 500,000 of the youth within the state of Illinois are living below […]

The children sat placidly in their chairs, elbows on the table, eyes forward. One munched on a clementine. A group of younger children, ages 3 to 5, colored quietly in the back.

Queen Latifah recently sat down with Parade magazine and shared what she wants to achieve in the future. She told the mag that in 10 years, she hopes to be “on cruise control, with a couple of kids under my belt.” Is she making a move in that direction? “It’s in the Lord’s hands,” she […]

From Introducing children to the Bible at an early age allows them to grow up knowing and applying God’s Word to their life. Young children are pliable, eager to learn, and enjoy learning about God’s Word. Proverbs reminds us, “Train up a  child in the way he should go; even  when he is old, […]

The 4th of July doesn’t tend to test the creativity of parents because so much is usually on offer for children throughout the Independence weekend. Yet, what you choose to do can have long lasting positive consequences for your kids. Making the right decisions could mean years of laughter, memories and positive 4th of July […]

Never before has it been more important for parents to be as aware (if not more) than their children about the possible dangers of the internet. There are a number of strategies you can pursue to allow you to protect your children in the ever-evolving world of technology. In the meantime, as a parent you […]

From AOL BlackVoices: School breakfast, lunch, summer programs and subsidized meals for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) are vital to the health and well-being of the nation’s children and adolescents, despite claims of links to obesity, according to an updated report. Approximately one in six infants, children and adolescents live in homes that experience limited […]

From So, how do you start your kids on the road to good financial practices? Here are some suggestions: 1. Remember that every moment with your child is a teachable moment. For example, when driving to school, show them the prices on gas stations and explain why they change so often. Explain the prices […]