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.

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

maternity, maternity wear, Parenting, pregnancy, sales

Maternity Coupons + Books for Expectant Moms

Be sure not to miss Destination Maternity's up to 50% off fall sale: http://www.destinationmaternity.com/sale.asp Free Shipping at Destination Maternity on orders over $100 use promo code: DMFS10. Valid Oct 7-11. Also, there is an up to 30% off fall sale at Motherhood Maternity http://www.motherhood.com/sale.asp Free Shipping at Motherhood Maternity on orders over $75 use promo… Continue reading Maternity Coupons + Books for Expectant Moms

books, Books and Tech Wednesday, Parenting

Two Promising Memoirs: One by Michele Norris of All Things Considered and Condolezza Rice

It's a crying shame that as a busy mother and business owner that I don't have time like I used to to simply delve into books at my leisure. I spend so much time working and mothering that books far too often fall to tenth and eleventh place in my priority spectrum. That said, I… Continue reading Two Promising Memoirs: One by Michele Norris of All Things Considered and Condolezza Rice

Breastfeeding, breastfeeding advice, breastfeeding mamas, Maternity and Motherhood Monday, maternity wear, Parenting

A Pea In a Pod’s Swimwear and MilkMakers Cookies

While the summer is quickly drawing to a close there are still many days at the beach and the pool left before we have to officially put away our summer wear. A Pea in the Pod has you covered -- literally! Check out these fabulous one pieces, including the smocked maternity tankini swimsuit in navy. Plus,… Continue reading A Pea In a Pod’s Swimwear and MilkMakers Cookies

Maternity and Motherhood Monday, Parenting

Deliver My Baby + Motherhood and Feminism

It can be difficult to assess whether you want to have your baby delivered by a midwife or obstetrician. When I was pregnant with my second daughter I initially wanted to choose a midwife, but decided to go with an obstetrician simply because I vibed with the obstetrician better. Today, I would definitely choose a… Continue reading Deliver My Baby + Motherhood and Feminism