Whew. This is a hard one to write. I’m a Black mom, and it feels like last week was the culmination of what my ancestors and colleagues have been pursuing for over 200 years: the right to be heard. The right to be seen as equal. The right to social justice. White privilege in motherhood looks like being three times more likely to survive childbirth, not worrying your … [Read more...] about This month, I can feel the shift.
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Autism and the 2020 Election
Autism and the 2020 Election For me, it’s hard NOT to think about the upcoming election… it’s today! However, this is a blog about autism. So, can I connect the two? Let’s try. How am I feeling about the election? Very nervous. I have disliked the current administration and I want them voted out. I don’t want to get too far into that so I can to try to … [Read more...] about Autism and the 2020 Election
DeVos Hurts Special Needs Families
Education Secretary Betsy Devos eliminated 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities. The documents fleshed out students’ rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Rehabilitation Act. The regulations were not rescinded, only the policy documents put into place to guide how schools could use federal special education … [Read more...] about DeVos Hurts Special Needs Families
Guide for Healthy Weight Gain in Pregnancy
Everyone knows that weight gain during pregnancy is inevitable, but even the most seasoned moms may not quite understand just how much is too much during pregnancy. Avoiding excessive weight gain during your pregnancy will not only help you during the birthing process, but it will also make it much easier for you to regain your pre-pregnancy shape after delivering your … [Read more...] about Guide for Healthy Weight Gain in Pregnancy
Are Breast Enlargement Pills Dangerous?
Breast enlargement pills promise that you can go up a cup or two the natural way, with some marketers claiming that it only takes a month or two to notice pronounced results. But natural breast enhancement supplements, which contain a cocktail of herbs and other botanicals, may not be as safe as you think, says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Moreover, they're not likely … [Read more...] about Are Breast Enlargement Pills Dangerous?