in the news, women

I’m At Type-A Mom Conference

Today I'm blogging from beautiful Asheville, NC. I am speaking at Type-A Mom Conference on a panel of social media mavens and mom blogging community leaders. In addition to my work here at Mommy Too! I am also the founder of one of the largest social networks for mom bloggers, the Mom Bloggers Club and… Continue reading I’m At Type-A Mom Conference

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Is Your Baby Racist?

Just as some believe we are on the cusp of turning the corner to a post-racial society a new study comes out to negate those lofty dreams. A study conducted at the University of Texas at Austin and written about in this week's Newsweek in Nurture Shock: Is Your Baby Racist? says children as young… Continue reading Is Your Baby Racist?

in the news, women's health

Special Health Post: HIV Facts

HIV PREVENTION FACTS Written by Jolie (www.jolie-magazine.com) and TruthAids (www.truthaids.org): 1) Yesterday (2/7/08) was Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! Check out http://www.blackaidsday.org to learn more. 2) HIV testing is part of routine health care. 3) To find nearest HIV testing site, text your zip code and send to: "KNOWIT" 4) Over half of new HIV infections… Continue reading Special Health Post: HIV Facts

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Honoring MLK, The Caffeine-Miscarriage Connection, Successful Breastfeeding, Baby Buys, Win a $25,000 Room Renovation

We hope you take a moment to sit down with your children and talk about the memory and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) and all of those leaders who put their lives on the line for freedom and justice. We recommend these online educational resources: The King Center,… Continue reading Honoring MLK, The Caffeine-Miscarriage Connection, Successful Breastfeeding, Baby Buys, Win a $25,000 Room Renovation

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Live the Spa Life, How Safe is Infant Formula?, Be a Historian, the Pregtastic Podcast, Ad-Free Online Games for Young Children

Life can become a little stressful at times for Moms. We've all been there! That's why we know how important it is to constantly renew and rejuvenate yourself. You can certainly re-energize in the comfort of your own home. But, it's a lot more fun to be pampered and indulged in a day spa. If… Continue reading Live the Spa Life, How Safe is Infant Formula?, Be a Historian, the Pregtastic Podcast, Ad-Free Online Games for Young Children

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Dump the Junk, Backyardigans Mania, Why Breastfeeding Mothers Sue and Sit In + Meet a Pregnant Mom

Black women have some of the highest obesity rates in the nation which cause a whole host of problems in the long run: heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and the list goes on. We wanted to let you know about a site we think you should bookmark: BlackDoctor.org. Everything you need to know about… Continue reading Dump the Junk, Backyardigans Mania, Why Breastfeeding Mothers Sue and Sit In + Meet a Pregnant Mom

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Secure Online Surfing for Kids, Breastfeeding Book Review, Taking Babies to Work + Fancy Friday

You don't have to be a classically trained dancer to move your body. Grab your iPod or simply turn on the radio and let it all hang out for fifteen minutes. Notice how happy you feel afterwards and how your day instantly changed for the better. We hope you have a wonderful Friday! Allowing your… Continue reading Secure Online Surfing for Kids, Breastfeeding Book Review, Taking Babies to Work + Fancy Friday