Life happens around a meal. Family dinners are a must in my family, opening the door for special connections and conversations. I was reminded of this watching THE BIG MEAL off-Broadway play and in preparing for our Food & My Family event. What does mealtime mean for you and your family?
Urban organic guru, Bryant Terry, a.k.a. “The Inspired Vegan,” leads an evening of delicious eats and “fooducation” to help moms and dads feed their families better. Nicole Betancourt of ParentEarth.com and Nina Kahori Fallenbaum, Food Editor of HYPHEN magazine join Kimberly Seals Allers for an event guaranteed to empower the entire family on healthy eating.
Pharmaceutical companies want your baby hooked on their infant formula whether you want to or not. And hospitals, who, given the state of America’s health should be focused on providing superior healthcare are instead serving as a marketing vehicle for the drug companies.
One of my key motivations for creating Black Breastfeeding 360 was my frustration that the media doesn’t accurately tell our story. So when the W.K. Kellogg Foundation asked me to join their panel for the National Association of Black Journalists Health Media Institute in Washington, D.C. last week, I was all in…The panel was hosted [...]
had the pleasure of attending the Alicia Keys’ produced play StickFly in NYC last week. The performance included an after show “talk-back” with Alicia Keys and the cast. That’s night’s chat was hosted by LaLa Vasquez Anthony (Carmelo Anthony’s wife. Go KNICKS!!)
In case you haven’t picked up the Good Book lately that’s the scripture that essentially says, spare the rod and spoil the child. Folks like to quote this scripture a lot to justify spanking.
Anyone who knows me, knows that I love meeting entrepreneurial women who are pursuing their passion. So when I had a chance to talk with an amazing Avon rep who took a $10 investment and turned it into a multi-million dollar business, you can bet your bottom dollar I was all ears. And with pen [...]
Yesterday was Food Day. As a mother of two, I’m just loving the food revolution in America—a grassroots effort to make food healthier and more accessible to all. But, I’m concerned that the food system conversation in the U.S. neglects to get to the root of the matter by including the [...]
In March of this year, my grandmother died of breast cancer. She was 90 years old, but it was her over 10-year battle with breast cancer that ended her life. At the funeral, my sister Katrina sang a beautiful song. I read a poem that my grandmother wanted read. And my brother Jeffrey emotionally shared [...]
I didn't know much about Parkinson's Disease until my friend, Beth Hochstein, revealed to me that she had the disease. To me, it was a disease for older people with Michael J. Fox as a noted exception. But Parkinson's Disease and early onset PD is a growing problem. About 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with [...]