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
Damita Miller-Shanklin Happy Father’s Day to all the great fathers in the world. Fathers are the force behind our mothers. Some fathers do not get the praise they deserve. My father has been gone since 1993 and I miss him very much. So, celebrate Father’s Day by telling your father you love and appreciate him for all he has done for you. Continue reading Remembering Our Fathers
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
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 for that person. The trips allow the family to have … Continue reading 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 had pizza or burgers. I loved the bread rolls anytime. … Continue reading What’s For Lunch?