Education leads to prevention – reaction leads to inaction – the story of celebrities who abuse and the organizations that condone that abuse. With the latest headlines about NFL players and their abuse of women and children, it got us thinking about celebrities, the price they pay for the crimes they commit and the statements they make regarding those “crimes.” To us, … [Read more...] about Celebrities Who Abuse and the Organizations That Condone That Abuse
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I didn't volunteer at all when my son was first diagnosed. For two years, I focused on him, learning about autism and what his needs were in terms of services. I wanted him “fixed“ and relatively quickly. I had to learn about this term, “autism,“ why it applied to my son, and what I was really supposed to do. I had to slow down, help him, and learn. … [Read more...] about Volunteering For Autism Organizations
Why is your personal brand important? Whether you are searching to change careers or grow your network, building a personal brand is worthwhile. Your personal brand is how you promote yourself. Have you ever Googled your name? What comes up in the search when you do? How does the world see you, and how are you mentioned? Personal branding is a great way to influence people's … [Read more...] about How To Invest In Your Personal Brand When Finances Are Tight
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.
As protests continue around the world following the death of George Floyd, I knew I wanted to do more than just share images on social media, but I struggled to find my place and voice in the movement. As a strong black activist and mom, I felt heavy, again. My community was hurting from the loss of another black king. Unfortunately, racial injustice and police brutality of … [Read more...] about How Moms Can Support The Protests From Home