A soft-spoken Jill Scott sat down with Arsenio Hall to discuss raising her 4-year-old son to be a good man, and notes her community support system to be a helping hand.
I am a single mom with a village. I have a village, I have a lot of people. And good people that love us both babysit for me and take care of him –– and me as well. Jet is 4-years old. His name is Jet. Like Jet Black. It is a semiprecious stone. And he’s four and my heart.
She goes on to do an impersonation of her cooing son, who butters his mother up when asking for cake; Jill remains principled, fighting off her sons fluttering eyelashes.
I have to find the strength to make sure that I’m a strong parent because I’m raising a little boy –– a little brown boy in America and I want him to have dignity and grace…
Check out more of the songbird’s commentary of disciplining her baby boy in the video clip up top.