About WeParent

Welcome to WeParent!


And, welcome to a community of parents and parent advisers striving to give our children one of the keys to a happy, healthy and fulfilled life…a strong family.  We are on a mission to support and lift up mothers and fathers like us who are living apart but parenting TOGETHER!

Through WeParent.com, WeParent Connect, live events, teleclasses, and more, single parents, co-parents and blended families can all find resources, education and community to support your parenting partnerships.  To learn more about what you’ll find in the WeParent universe, check out our Getting Started section.

We’re on a mission to support and facilitate a co-parenting “revolution” among African-American parents!  We want to be support central for parents willing to face the challenges of co-parenting in order to enjoy the fulfillment of raising healthy, whole children.


Lisa Maria Carroll Lisa Maria Carroll

Lisa Maria Carroll is a woman of courage, destiny and purpose who is sharing her insights through her blog, www.singlemomandmore.com.  This single mom of four adult children is hellbent on combating the single mom stereotypes portrayed by popular media.... Learn More

Talibah Mbonisi Talibah Mbonisi

Talibah Mbonisi, founder of WeParent, is a Marketer by trade, a problem solver by nature and a mother by grace.  She is also an unmarried co-parent navigating the path that will lead to a happy, healthy son, and a fulfilled, balanced Mama and Daddy. Inspired... Learn More

Fanon Wilkins, Ph.D. Fanon Wilkins, Ph.D.

Fanon Che joined the planet when the 6 met 9 and the 7 saw its reflection in a pool of water wedged between concrete and opportunity in the City of Angels. When the screams dissipated and the boy was put on a scale, Pops, a 1965 Watts Rebellion alumnus,... Learn More

Whitney Traylor, J. D. Whitney Traylor, J. D.

Whitney Traylor is a professor, attorney, author and single father of an eleven year old daughter, Kameelah.  He is a Professor in the Management Department at Metropolitan State College teaching employment and business law.  He is also the Senior Attorney... Learn More

Expert Panel

Deesha Philyaw Deesha Philyaw

Deesha Philyaw is a Pittsburgh-based freelance writer whose publication credits include Essence, Bitch, and Wondertime magazines, and The Washington Post.  Deesha’s writing has been anthologized in Literary Mama: Reading for the Maternally Inclined... Learn More

Dr. Makungu Akinyela, Ph.D. Dr. Makungu Akinyela, Ph.D.

Dr. Makungu M. Akinyela, is a Marriage and Family therapist and a much sought after scholar / activist consultant on Black family life as well as an Associate Professor in the African American Studies Department at Georgia State University.  He is a... Learn More

Lisa L. Carter, J. D. Lisa L. Carter, J. D.

Lisa is a family law practice attorney in Georgia and has worked to help families resolve their problems in this area of law for more than 10 years.  But, her passion for helping restore family structures began long before her professional career. She... Learn More

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