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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Gift-giving is an emotion-filled activity that fosters relationships. But it has become a chore and a source of stress and anxiety. One new app wants gift-giving to be convenient, fun and a joyous experience, not another anxiety-filled moment. WishSlate is a new app that makes it easier to connect family and friends, their upcoming occasions and see what they’re looking for … [Read more...] about New App WishSlate Tackles Gift Giving Anxiety
Clariss Anya Rubenstein is a celebrity hairstylist and mom boss whose clients include Sofia Vergara, Gemma Chan, Jennifer Garner, Alison Brie, Kaley Cuoco, Kat Dennings and Leighton Meester. ModernMom interviewed her before Mother's Day to see what motherhood has taught her. How are you doing, really? Well, that is a loaded question. On the plus side, I start each day by … [Read more...] about ModernMom Q&A: Celebrity Hairstylist Clariss Anya Rubenstein
This post is in with partnership with Mirum. There's nothing more exciting or terrifying as becoming a mother. When that doctor puts your newborn in your arms for the first time, it's the most incredible and indescribable moment. But what happens after you leave the hospital? You get home and realize you now have to figure out how to care for this little bundle of love. So … [Read more...] about Sleeping and Feeding Tips For New Moms
Red lentils are full of fiber and are a rich source of protein, making them a healthy substitute for meat. They contain anti-oxidants, along with iron, magnesium, foliate, and a B vitamin. After researching foods used in Ayurvedic medicine, I came across red lentils and their many health benefits. It inspired me to get in the kitchen and create a recipe using this superfood. … [Read more...] about Red Lentil Soup Recipe [Vegan]