DC Kids: Mattel Announces Launch of the Ida B. Wells Barbie

Barbie has announced that the latest Barbie in their Inspiriting Women series is Ida B. Wells. Born into slavery in 1862, and would later spend her years as a free woman renowned journalist, suffragist, and activist. She risked her safety writing newspaper articles and traveling to give speeches highlighting the injustices faced by Black people. Wells founded several organizations such as the National Associate for … Continue reading DC Kids: Mattel Announces Launch of the Ida B. Wells Barbie

Entertainment News: Tabitha Brown Announces Children’s Show, ‘TAB TIME”

Tabitha Brown, affectionately nicknamed “America’s Mom”, as she is known for her infectious positivity, and warm, southern spirit has taken her energy to television…again. This role is far from her guest role in the hit drama The Chi, but a children’s show aptly called “Tab Time.” Check out the trailer below. Video Credit: Tabitha Brown’s YouTube Show Description: TAB TIME is a series for all … Continue reading Entertainment News: Tabitha Brown Announces Children’s Show, ‘TAB TIME”

DC Kids: Barbie and Nikki Talk About Racism

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Diva Chronicles Magazine (@divachronicles) Great message for Little Divas and their siblings and  friends about racism from @barbie. It’s a lot going on in the world right now, all at the same time, and the kiddos notice. They have questions and are worried. They see what is going on and hear whar is said. Great way … Continue reading DC Kids: Barbie and Nikki Talk About Racism

DC Kids: Dr. Charis Chambers Shares 6 Tips Young People Should Know About Starting Their Periods

Dr. Charis Chambers, or @theperioddoctor, as she is known on Instagram is working to #changethecycle. She works to equip young ladies and their families with factual knowledge about their bodies to end the shame surrounding natural bodily functions such as menstruating. Her video titled, I Started My Period Now What?: 6 Things You Should Know is a great informational tool for girls just starting or … Continue reading DC Kids: Dr. Charis Chambers Shares 6 Tips Young People Should Know About Starting Their Periods

DC Kids: Made by Maddie Coming to Nick Jr

Made by Maddie is the latest animated series to hit the Nick Jr. t.v. lineup. The show’s star, Maddie, is an 8 year old who lives in New York with her parents. She’s a “quick thinker with huge personality and heart, who has a passion for fashion” (BET.com). Made by Maddie airs on September 13 at 11 a.m. on Nick. Jr. Check out the video … Continue reading DC Kids: Made by Maddie Coming to Nick Jr

DC Kids Temple Lester of STEM Girl Swag

Science doesn’t have to be boring. As there are many initiatives to get more young girls, especially minorities interested in STEM, I wanted to highlight a young entrepreneur who is using her platform to encourage more young girls and minorities into being excited about science! Temple Lester is the gifted, award-winning 13-year old creator of “STEM Girl Swag”. She expressed an interest in science at … Continue reading DC Kids Temple Lester of STEM Girl Swag

New Diverse Barbie Dolls featured in ‘Fashionistas’ Line

Barbie has been diversifying the look of their dolls over the years. They now come in varying body types, complexions, height, and some are even featured with disabilities. This is all in an effort to be more relatable to the kids who play with them. The latest additions feature dolls with vitiligo and a doll with no hair. Mattel, the company behind the popular toy, … Continue reading New Diverse Barbie Dolls featured in ‘Fashionistas’ Line

DC Kids: Lip Gloss is for the Littles

Your little one may spot you or their older sibling (s) applying makeup and want to join in on the fun. For various reasons, you as the parent may tell then “not yet” or “wait until you’re sixteen.” Many Little Divas are allowed to wear lightweight sparkly glosses that fit easily into their pockets,  purses, or backpacks. Next time they ask for lipgloss, get them … Continue reading DC Kids: Lip Gloss is for the Littles