August 25-31, 2017, is the 5th Annual Black Breastfeeding Week! Q&A with Ms. Calondra Tibbs, MPH, Senior Advisor, Public Health Programs, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Q1: Ms. Tibbs, its National Breastfeeding Month. Why is breastfeeding a public health priority? A1: Breastfeeding is a critical public health issue, as it is… Continue reading Black Breastfeeding Week: Interview With Calondra Tibbs
When we become grandmothers we want to be as cool as the fantastic Mrs. Nene Leakes. Check out her sweet little glambaby. She sure has grown up. They don't stay little babies for long. Before we know they're getting into stuff.
For all of you Disney aficionados, I am sure you know that Fantasyland will be opening in Magic Kingdom on December 6. It is going to be the biggest expansion of any of the Disney theme parks in history. I have been invited to cover the opening as press and I would be lying if I didn't say how extremely excited I am to be at Disney World to see the opening of the widely-anticipated opening of Fantasyland.
My daughters are nearly as tall as I am now, but when they were wee ones I would have loved these! ToeBlooms. How cute. As moms, we know there is always that stage where you don't want to put shoes on your babies so you simply keep their feet warm with socks when it's cold… Continue reading Toe Blooms for Sweet Baby Girls’ Tiny Feet
If you are looking for a coloring book for your little girl of color then you definitely want to check out Miss Zee, or at least support the production of the Miss Zee coloring book. As an artist and mother, Gloria Smith could not find toys and coloring books with images that looked like her… Continue reading Miss Zee: A Coloring Book for Girls of Color
If you are traveling to Los Angeles from now through the end of the year you can take advantage of their TRAVEL LITE package. I love W Hotels! Last year I visited the W Hotel in midtown Atlanta as well as the W in Times Square and love them! If you have never stayed at… Continue reading TRAVEL LITE in LA
When I was pregnant I read as much about natural remedies as I could. I was a little rabid about it actually. When my daughters were babies I kept them away from all pharmaceutical baby medicines and instead used natural remedies when they were sick like rubbing garlic oil on the bottom of the feet,… Continue reading Free Herb eBook for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms
While record snow fell on the northeastern states last week, more snow is still in the forecast. That means, you guessed it, more snow days! Just because snow days are nearly always synonymous with play days you can always get your kids prepped for school again by keeping learning fresh, even after a day of… Continue reading Snow Day Alternatives – 10 Tips for Kids To Beat the Winter Blues
If you missed my first Disney Dream post, you can find it here. There I talk about embarking on Disney's newest cruise ship. On Thursday morning we docked at Castaway Cay, Disney's own private island in the Bahamas. Here's the view we saw when we woke up and stepped out on our verandah. We couldn't… Continue reading Disney’s Island in the Bahamas: Castaway Cay
Last week I was on board the Disney Dream as a part of the media to cover Disney's newest cruise ship. I have so much to share about the ship that I can easily post something new every day this week and more than likely I will. I took my entire family along with me… Continue reading Disney’s Newest Ship, The Dream, Really Delivers