Shifting from Tough Love to Liberated Love with Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez

On the heels of Charlottesville, we shared an article by Black mother-writer, Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez, featured in On Parenting in the Washington Post which made the call for parents to spoil their Black children. Following the publication, Parenting for Liberation founder, Trina Greene Brown, connected with writer, Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez for a response article and interview. During our … Continue reading Shifting from Tough Love to Liberated Love with Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez

‘Spoiling’ black babies: Moms share their stories, including Trina Greene Brown

Mother and author, A.Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez, recently wrote about why she rejected the tough discipline that has traditionally been a hallmark of black parenting. In a follow up article with the Washington Post, Trina Greene Brown, founder of Parenting for Liberation, was invited to share her response. Here is what Trina had to share: Raising my son … Continue reading ‘Spoiling’ black babies: Moms share their stories, including Trina Greene Brown

Second-Grader in Detention? Not my Son!

Yesterday, I went through my second-graders folder as I do daily to review his homework, and sign my initials on his daily agenda. In his folder, I'm shocked to find a copy of a form with a personal note written asking  me to sign and return the form. My eyes zoom in on the checked box … Continue reading Second-Grader in Detention? Not my Son!

Story Workbook for Sale!

Parenting for Liberation is excited to share  our new Story Workbook.      This workbook is a compilation of stories collected from the podcast interview transcripts of Parenting for Liberation. Accompanying each story are “Liberated Parenting Strategies” and “Shift from Fear to Liberation.” Both the strategies and shifts are an invitation to parents to reflect and … Continue reading Story Workbook for Sale!

Black Friday Gathering Success!

On Black Friday, Parenting for Liberation hosted it's first ever community of practice in Los Angeles. Nearly a dozen families were represented at the gathering. Cultivating an intergenerational community with parents with children aging from 9 months - 41 years of age. The parents had a safe space to reflect on their joys and struggles of … Continue reading Black Friday Gathering Success!

Keynote: For All, Social Change

  Parenting for Liberation's Trina Greene Brown had the honor of  providing the Keynote Address at the California Department of Public Health's Mobilizing Communities Convening. The convening brought together violence prevention specialists and youth leaders from across the state of California who are tirelessly working to end relationship abuse and promote healthy relationships. The convening … Continue reading Keynote: For All, Social Change