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In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF wants to pray for the leaders who watch over the sheep in church. He thanks all of the pastors who christen the babies, but he also asks God to help church leaders remind parents to get their kids christened. He explains that sometimes parents get so caught up […]

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 […]

In this Get Up Poll, Erica Campbell and GRIFF are asking listeners if biological parents have the right to be directly involved in their child’s life if they’re not around. Much of the time, estranged biological parents, or parents who aren’t in the household, aren’t too keen on the idea of hands-on step-parents or significant […]

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 […]

Just about everybody can look back into their childhood and recall the whooping that changed their life. Whether it was mom and dad, or maybe a grandparent or an auntie, the switch has been a staple in the black household for generations. In this edition of the Get Up Poll, these listeners call in and […]

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 Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about how people often mislabel joy. While it is a synonym for happiness, it doesn’t necessarily mean all smiles and rainbows. Joy is also strength. “Your circumstance should not dictate your level of joy,” Erica says. She tells an adorable story about her four-year-old daughter, Zaya, […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about the mixed feelings she deals with as she watches her children grow. She explains the “happy-sad” emotions she battles as her kids grow into their own, and find their independence now that they’re not babies anymore. What she does with those “happy-sad” emotions, however, is […]

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 […]

The summer is winding down to a close, so that means it’s back to school time! It’s time to start to gather all the things your child needs to start the new school year on the right note. Erica Campbell starts off talking about what she’s going to have to get for her children, even though […]