• S2 EP 16 - The Ultimate Guide to College Savings

    In this episode of Black People Parenting, we'll be discussing some practical tips and strategies to help you save for your child's college education. We'll cover topics such as:

    1. Starting early - the earlier you start saving, the more time your money has to grow.
    2. Setting financial goals - determining how much you need to save and when you need it will help you stay on track.
    3. Exploring different savings options - from 529 plans to Roth IRAs, we'll explore various options for saving for college.
    4. Seeking out scholarships and grants - there are many opportunities for your child to receive financial aid, and we'll discuss ways to find them.
    5. Teaching your child financial responsibility - preparing your child to be financially responsible will help them make better decisions when it comes to paying for college.

    By the end of this episode, you'll have a better understanding of how to prepare financially for your child's college education and feel more confident in your ability to provide the best opportunities for your child's future.

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    16m | Mar 14, 2023
  • Side Hustle Success: How to Turn Your Passion into Profit - Money Making Monday

    In this first episode of Money Making Monday, we explore the world of side hustles and share tips and strategies for parents interested in turning their passion into profit. Whether you're looking to supplement your income or start a new career, Dion shares valuable insights on how to build a successful side hustle. Tune in to learn how to maximize your time, monetize your skills, and invest in yourself.

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    15m | Mar 13, 2023
  • Common Mistakes That Parents Make With Their Taxes (Clip From Ep 12)

    In this clip from episode 12 of Black People Parenting, you'll gain valuable insights into the myths and misunderstandings that many people have about the tax filing process. Our expert guest Dedra Moon shares her expertise and experience to help you avoid costly mistakes and make the most of your tax returns.

    You'll learn about common misconceptions around deductions, record-keeping, and more. Whether you're a seasoned taxpayer or a first-timer, this clip is packed with practical tips to help you navigate the often-confusing world of taxes.

    So, tune in now to learn from our expert guest and gain a better understanding of how you can optimize your tax filing process to maximize your returns. Don't miss this valuable opportunity to improve your financial knowledge and make the most of your tax resources.

    6m | Feb 28, 2023
  • S2 EP 15 - Job Search Secrets Revealed by a Recruiter!

    In this episode of Black People Parenting, our Recruiter Cousin Chenae Erkerd, an experienced employment recruiter, shares valuable tips and strategies for job seekers looking to land their next job. From crafting the perfect resume to acing the interview, Chenae provides insider advice on how to stand out in a crowded job market. Whether you're just starting your job search or have been looking for a while, you'll find plenty of practical advice and actionable steps to take in this episode.

    With Chenae's expert insights and tips, you'll learn how to optimize your job search and increase your chances of getting hired. Plus, Chenae shares her secrets to job search success, based on years of experience in the recruiting industry.

    If you're looking to take your job search to the next level, don't miss this episode of Black People Parenting with Recruiter Cousin Chenae Erkerd the go-to expert for job search success. Tune in now and discover how to land your dream job with the help of an experienced employment recruiter.

    45m | Feb 21, 2023
  • S2 EP 14 Starting Early: The Benefits of Teaching Your Kids About Money Management

    In this episode, we explore the benefits of teaching your kids about money management from an early age. By starting early, you can help your children develop healthy money habits that will set them up for financial success in the future. We discuss practical tips and strategies for introducing money concepts to kids, including budgeting, saving, and investing.

    By teaching your children about money, you can help them learn valuable skills such as delayed gratification, goal-setting, and decision-making. It's never too early to start teaching your kids about money, and the sooner you do, the more confident and capable they will become in managing their finances as they grow up.

    14m | Feb 14, 2023
  • S2 EP 13 Breaking the Cycle: Building Financial Literacy for Black Families

    On the 13th episode of Black People Parenting join Dion and Jimmy from By the Hood as they tackle the issue of financial literacy in the Black community. Discover how Black parents can break the cycle of financial inequalities and empower their families with the knowledge and skills needed to build financial stability and success. Don't miss this enlightening episode of the Black People Parenting Podcast.

    49m | Feb 8, 2023
  • S2 EP 12 Simplifying Tax Preparation: Strategies for A Stress-Free Season

    In this episode of Black People Parenting discover how to simplify your tax preparation process and reduce stress this season with these practical strategies for parents. Our favorite tax professional Dedra Moon tells us how we can learn about organizational tips, tax benefits for parents with side hustles, child tax credits, and more. Tune in to the latest episode of Black People Parenting and make tax season a breeze.

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    36m | Jan 31, 2023
  • S2 EP 11 Parenting Through Tough Times: Navigating the Recession

    In this episode of Black People Parenting, we discuss 6 crucial things that parents need to keep in mind when preparing for a recession. From budgeting and saving to finding new ways to generate income and protecting your family, we cover it all. Join in as Dion shares valuable insights and expert advice to help you navigate these uncertain times. Whether you are already feeling the effects of the recession or want to be proactive, this episode is a must-listen for parents. Tune in now!

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    13m | Jan 24, 2023
  • S2 EP 10 5 Child Support Myths Debunked

    In episode 10 of Black People Parenting, we're tackling some of the most prevalent myths surrounding child support. From the misconception that child support paying parents always shirk their responsibilities to the belief that child support always ends at age 18, we'll be separating fact from fiction. Using personal experience and knowledge, we'll explore the intricacies of child support and the impact it has on families. Join me as I bust these myths and provide a clearer understanding of this critical issue. Don't miss this informative and engaging episode of our podcast on child support myths.

    19m | Jan 16, 2023
  • How To Avoid Imposter Syndrome - Mario Armstrong (Clip From Episode 9)

    This is a clip from our conversation in Episode 9 with Parents Making Profits host Mario Armstrong. Mario discusses imposter syndrome and how to overcome comparing yourself to others. That episode is entitled "Mario Armstrong Talks Parents Making Profits".

    Mario is also the host of the Emmy winning Never Settle Show, a web television series that teaches creators how to monetize and market their passions while hustling mindfully.

    3m | Nov 6, 2022
  • S1 EP 9 Mario Armstrong Talks Parents Making Profits

    On the 9th episode of Black People Parenting 2 time Emmy winner Mario Armstrong joined Dion to talk about parents making profits by being entrepreneurs. This episode is packed with information for those parents who are currently on the entrepreneur journey or those who are thinking about becoming entrepreneurs. We unpack "hustle culture" and why it can be detrimental for parents to subscribe to it.

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    1h 4m | Oct 26, 2022
  • What Do You Really Know About Your Child's Sexual Identity

    This is a clip from our conversation in Episode 8 with Dr. Bambi Gaddist. We are unpacking how to have conversations with college students about their sexual identity and STDs. That episode is entitled "Let's Talk About Sexual Health To College Students"

    Dr. Gaddist is the CEO of the South Carolina HIV Council and has been working on the frontlines of the AIDS and HIV epidemics since 1988.

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    2m | Sep 14, 2022
  • Teachable Tuesday - How To Avoid Parental Burnout!

    How To Avoid Parental Burnout

    In this audio taken from our Teachable Tuesday Youtube series, Dion talks about parental burnout and how it affects parents and gives real life examples of what parents should look for from his own experiences

    What You Will Learn

    • What is parental burnout?
    • What are the symptoms of parental burnout?
    • Is parental burnout normal or am I just a bad parent?
    • Strategies to prevent parental burnout
    18m | Sep 11, 2022
  • S1 EP 8 Let's Talk About Sexual Health To College Students

    On the 8th episode of Black People Parenting Dion has a candid conversation with Dr. Bambi Gaddist, Maya Mays, Courtney Raynor, and Brewane Grier-Middlebrooks about their approach to discussing sexual health with their children who are all currently college freshmen. Attitudes about sex and sexual have changed so much over time. So, it is important for parents to have open conversations with their children about the good decision making and responsible choices about their health before they go to college.

    1h 14m | Sep 11, 2022
  • S1 EP 7 How Are Black Women Impacted By HIV & AIDS

    On the 7th episode of Black People Parenting Dion has a candid conversation with Dr. Bambi Gaddist, Estoria Wright, and Vivan Clark-Armstead about the effects that HIV/AIDS have had on Black women and how the disparities in health care are making it harder for Black women to receive fair treatment and means of prevention.

    1h 2m | Sep 11, 2022
  • Teachable Tuesday - What Is My Parenting Style?

    WHAT IS YOUR PARENTING STYLE? And How Does It Affect Your Kids

    Some people may ask what is a parenting style?

    There are many different ways to approach raising kids. Most of us never think about how our style of parenting will impact our children as they get older. In this video I discuss the 4 styles of parenting, and what research says about each one.

    In this audio that was taken from our Teachable Tuesday Youtube series Dion discusses

    The 4 different styles of parenting

    The data behind each style

    The most used style in the United States

    How each style is correlated to children's behaviors

    10m | Jul 6, 2022
  • S1 EP 6 Juneteenth Panel Discussion Part 1

    On the 6th episode of Black People Parenting we are taking you inside of our inaugural Juneteenth Summit. In part one of this three part series we discuss liberty and what it means for Black folks to be free. Tolulope Omokaiye and Bernard Gaddist give their perspectives on many social issues that they feel need to be changed in order for us to find true freedom.

    41m | Jul 1, 2022
  • Bonus Episode - Why Is There a Baby Formula Shortage?

    Where is all of the baby formula, and what should parents do to make sure that their babies are fed properly?

    On our weekly Wednesday Block Party episode we catch up and celebrate our wins for the week and also talk about why folks should not follow that baby formula recipe that has been floating around on Facebook. Our guest Maya Jackson helps us unpack how the colonizers are at the root of this entire struggle and more.

    1h 4m | May 19, 2022
  • BONUS EPISODE - BPP Fam Block Party

    This week's bonus episode was supposed to be about the college selection process, but turned into a convo between Dion, Tiffany, and Sam about getting fired from jobs, cleaning up after yourself in a hotel, the struggles of trying to get someone on the phone when calling an HBCU and so much more.

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    1h 4m | May 6, 2022
  • S1 EP 5 How To Build A Happy Blended Family

    On the 5th episode of Black People Parenting we are talking about blended families. We speak with the Lathams and the Alexanders: Two couples who are navigating their way through the journey of building healthy blended families. This episode offers various perspectives as we discuss strategies to build a happy blended family.

    1h 13m | Nov 29, 2021
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