Karen Duncan, the owner of Peeks Cruises and Tours, has created a foundation that allows families, who have children or adult children with a disablility, go on a vacation. Many families who have loved ones with disabilities do not go on vacations because they are caught up in the day to day life of caring… Read More AWADAE- Adventures with Autism, Down Syndrome and Epilesy
Back to school is right around the corner. Everyone is shopping and getting their clothes, supplies, and food choices ready for the first day. I really don’t know how the lunch at school these days go but when I was coming up you could take your lunch, which I did most days, except when they… Read More What’s For Lunch?
Getting ready for school can be challenging. It is more than getting the right clothes and shoes it includes getting the list of school supplies. When I attended school the list for school supplies were short. It consisted of spirals, number 2 pencils, black pens, Elmer’s glue, ruler and a protractor. This is all I… Read More Cost-Cutting Ideas for Back To School Shopping
School is out, the sun is shining and kids are running around the house saying “Mama, I’m bored.” What do you do? You find some activities that will entertain and keep them busy for for a couple of hours before their snack and a nap. I wanted to share a few ideas of what you… Read More Fun Ways To Keep Your Children Happy This Summer
April is National Autism Month. There is a concern in many communities that Black children with Autism are behind in receiving the resources and assistance they need in comparison to other ethnic groups. Raising a child with Autism is difficult for most people, but in the Black community there are additional issues that affect our… Read More What Do You Know About Autism?
The Central Texas African American Family Support Conference (CTAAFSC) is around the corner. This is a yearly conference that helps to support consumers, family members and practitioners in learning more about coping with Mental Health as well as supporting someone who has Mental Health. I spent time with a young woman and her mother who… Read More The Central Texas African American Family Support Conference Making A Difference
UM: Tell our readers a little bit about yourself SS: I have lived in Austin for 19 years. My husband and I we own a successful Real Estate Investment Company. We have seven children. I have a degree in Psychology. I am a mentor and/or coach for mom’s who want to improve their relationship with… Read More Meet Susan Seay. A Mentor For Moms