Originally posted on Stacia L. Brown:
We spend it loving, spend it splaying schoolhouse Valentines into arcs on the carpet, prancing around them in circles wearing wings. We spend it grinning, giggling, pressing our foreheads to our children’s, conspiratorially. No one else knows, we whisper, how rich we really are. We spend it working, for…

CSMC – Ep. 3: “Coed Conversation: Single Fathers’ Rights and Realities.”

This week’s CSMC webcast was the first of many which will feature a single father (or sons of single fathers or men with particular insight into minority single fatherhood). One of our Beyond Baby Mamas goals is to facilitate healthy productive communication with men. Too often, conversations about single parenthood — particularly within communities of […]

Originally posted on Stacia L. Brown:
Then, at dusk, we empty into evening, a downtown restaurant at our backs, an army of dragon paddleboats bobbing on the brackish water before us, and you in your father’s arms. On the Harborplace steps, we part ways with well-wishing relatives, watching them recede in the warm, black crowd.…