babies, Breastfeeding, breastfeeding advice, Parenting

Black Breastfeeding Week: Interview With Calondra Tibbs

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

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Parenting, travel

Fantasyland: Here We Come!

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.

babies, child health, children, health, health babies, herba

Free Herb eBook for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms

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

education

Snow Day Alternatives – 10 Tips for Kids To Beat the Winter Blues

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

Disney, family, Parenting, travel

Disney’s Island in the Bahamas: Castaway Cay

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