Darline Turner Mamas on Bedrest and Beyond

The new issue of Ujima is all about creating safe spaces for Black women. The issue features Darline Turner, founder of Mamas on Bedrest and Beyond. She talks about how her business assist women have healthy babies. We hope you will enjoy this issue. Damita Miller-Shanklin Editor-in-Chief Continue reading Darline Turner Mamas on Bedrest and Beyond

Summer Fruit Chopped Salad

On warm summer days, a chopped salad is my meal of choice. They’re light, fresh, and filling!  No heat in the kitchen, that’s pretty much all I need on a hot, summer day.  The beauty of a chopped salad is that there really aren’t any rules. You can pretty much add whatever you want!   A summer chopped salad is like summer on a fork! and … Continue reading Summer Fruit Chopped Salad

She Speaks Wellness-Leave Your Waterpot Behind

Minister Sonya Hosey, Contributing Writer  “It must happen to us all … We pack up what we’ve learned so far and leave the familiar behind. No fun, that shearing separation, but somewhere within, we must dimly know that saying goodbye to safety brings the only security we’ll ever know. – Author: Richard Bach Most of us are at a stage of life where small things … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness-Leave Your Waterpot Behind

Resource for Finding Baby Formula

Provided by City of Austin Communications Additional information is available here.   APH Resources   Mom’s Place Lactation Support Center operates as a clinic and training center where mothers can receive breastfeeding assistance from registered nurses and lactation consultants. Appointments can be made by calling 512-972-6700, and a toll-free breastfeeding hotline can be reached by calling 1-800-514-6667.   Family Connects works to support families after the birth of a newborn. Nurses … Continue reading Resource for Finding Baby Formula

She Speaks Wellness: Mental Health and the Church

From the May Issue May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this is a clarion call to the church. As the church doors open, they are not well-prepared to address the emotional wounds. People are returning with job loss, grief, fear, depression, and physical conditions not recognizing the seriousness and remaining silent. Do we hear the modern-day voices of Elijah, Job, and Jeremiah who suffered … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness: Mental Health and the Church