Teaching Responsibility & Values

How can you raise a responsible kid? Here's what you need to know about family values, volunteering, money and time management, and more.

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5 Ways to Teach Kids About Charity and Giving Back

Teaching your children about setting aside money to give to important causes is the key to raising socially-conscious kids. Here is advice from other parents on how to give back as a family.

IVF is Cost-Prohibitive for Far Too Many Black & Brown Families-These Orgs Are Changing That

Birth rates are declining due to increased infertility-but most people who get access to IVF are white. To what extent is cost preventing Black and brown parents from seeking fertility treatment?

How to Explain Microaggressions in Terms Simple Enough for a Child to Understand

Let's settle into our discomfort to learn what microaggressions look and feel like and how we can teach children to recognize and stand up to them.

My Daughter Loves Her Black Skin—This Will Be Her Antidote to Racism

How do you shore up your child’s defenses against a not-always-welcoming world? Adrienne Farr looks for every opportunity to celebrate Black excellence.

My Parents Gave Me A Very 'American' Name, But I Wanted Something Different For My Daughter

My immigrant parents gave me a name they felt would help me fit in in America. It's an example of how bias and racism can influence parental decisions. But I made sure to give my daughter a name that pays homage to her Asian roots.

Stimulus Payment Access Has a Racial Gap —Here's How to Advocate for Your Family and Others

11 percent fewer Black families received their 2021 government stimulus checks than white folks. Meanwhile, 50 percent of Blacks (and only 22 percent of whites) say they are counting on that money to survive.
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Why (& How) You Should Talk To Your Teen About Tax Season

Explaining how taxes work is key for your teen's financial future—and tax season is primetime to teach them important money lessons and habits.