Parent and Child Resources


Its our 2 Year Anniversary

October 16, 2018 Tiffney Laing

Its our 2 Year Anniversary

In this edition of Founders Month, we are celebrating the day we launched. Two years ago on this day, October 14th, Bevy & Dave was launched as Ancestors & Descendants. If you look carefully, you will notice the Sun logo on our shirts spells out Ancestors & Descendants. Since many people could not pronounce or spell the company name, I decided to change the business name to something easy to remember, pronounce and spell, thus, Bevy & Dave. Ancestors & Descendants is our parent company name as a reminder of what we do and why we do it (to connect...


"When” I finally understood with full clarity, my purpose.

October 11, 2018 Tiffney Laing

"When” I finally understood with full clarity, my purpose.

In this segment of Founders month, I will share a personal experience with you. The day "When” I finally understood with full clarity, my purpose. Since childhood, I loved and appreciated history and leadership principles. In an effort to act on my passion, I pursued a doctorate degree with research focused on ways in which children learn and understand history and how that impacts student achievement. However, research alone was not satisfying, I knew it was a distraction from a higher calling. I wanted to contribute to a tangible solution; so, I eventually moved on to figure it out. Months...


Exploring History Through The Lens of Self-Leadership

October 10, 2018 Tiffney Laing

Exploring History Through The Lens of Self-Leadership

Thank you for joining me for another edition of Bevy & Dave's Founders Month. You now know my “WHY,” for creating #bevyanddave. Now, let’s further explore why self-leadership is the lens I use to share history. Self-leadership, the process of influencing one’s self, is Indeed the treasure that resides in everyone, and yet many people struggle to lead themselves to achieve. My ancestor’s overall response to their oppression is one of the greatest examples of self-leadership; their achievements against all odds are remarkable. From them, I have learned powerful lessons on leadership, courage, strength, commitment, perseverance, faith, hope and so...


Why I created Bevy & Dave

October 08, 2018 Tiffney Laing

Why I created Bevy & Dave

In this segment of Founders month, I will discuss “Why I created Bevy & Dave. My “WHY”: Our perception of history shapes our worldview; it impacts how we see ourselves, how we see and interact with others and consequently effects our level of achievement. When history is misrepresented, every child is under-served. Children need a holistic view of the world if we want to impose real change. At an early age, we can help children see themselves and others as equal contributors to society. With history having a significant role in human development, I decided to use it as a...


About The Founder

October 08, 2018 Tiffney Laing

About The Founder

In this edition of Founders month, let's begin with the "WHO." I am a seasoned leader, educator and doctoral student dropout turned entrepreneur that decided to ditch conventional methods, to disrupt and diversify the toy industry. After years of frustration on how history was taught in education systems and given the lack of diversity in the toy industry, I dropped out of my doctorate program to focus on solutions. Bevy & Dave was soon born to develop self-leadership skills in pre-school- elementary age students and own the narrative on Black History. My unique and unconventional work has been featured on...