Parents

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about being grateful for the tough love she received from her parents. She hasn’t always felt that way, however. Erica explains that she, like many of us, often felt like her parents were being unfair. But as an adult, she understands exactly how tough love functions […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF asks God to help kids cut parents some slack when it comes to giving gifts this Christmas. The items on kids’ wish lists seem to just keep getting more and more expensive, and who can realistically afford all of these fancy gadgets every year? GRIFF asks that God […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF thanks God for kids growing up and finding their way.  He notes that they’ve changed so much since childhood, that they often don’t remember their smaller, stinkier, dirtier selves. They don’t want to remember it, in fact. He prays for all of the parents and teachers and other […]

In this edition of Love Talking, Erica Campbell talks about the satisfaction that parents get when their children show their gratitude for some of the many things their mommies and daddies do for them. That satisfaction is similar to what God gets when you are thankful to Him for all He has done for you. […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell advises everybody with teenagers to check their kids! It’s important that they not be left to their own devises, especially in the age of internet and information. Just about anything and everything is available to kids nowadays with a simple google search, and while that’s good in […]

Charmaine Broom is a singer and songwriter who has been singing with Kirk Franklin for years. She is also a wife, a “bonus-mom” and founder and CEO of Blended Families Rock, which aims to bring unity between biological and non-biological families. Charmaine explains how the Blended Families Rock movement specifically aims to make things more […]

A Washington, D.C. mother requested the video from her 7-year-old son’s school’s hallway, after he told her he had been assaulted by a schoolmate’s parent. Police are currently investigating after a parent was caught on cameras at KIPP DC Spring Academy punching Lena Mclean‘s son, John, in the stomach. In the video, John can be seen […]

For this Get Up Poll, Erica Campbell and GRIFF ask listeners this important question: when is the right time to send your kids out of the house and into the world? In a time when even the vast majority of recent college graduates move back home, the answer to such a question is certainly not […]

In this edition of the Love Talk, Erica Campbell talks about growing up in a family of nine children amidst some extreme financial difficulty. Despite that, she says, they were not necessarily adversely affected by that upbringing. Still, her father was a military man and because of that, he could be a little too harsh […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF is struck with gratefulness for the old school moms out there, who worried about every little thing, so their children would stay presentable at any age, and grow up to be good men and women. He talks about the moms that greased up their kids before they got […]