april

27apr7:00 pm- 9:00 pmBaby Brigade Launch Party

may

13may5:30 pm- 8:30 pmA Vision of Unity

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Baby Talk: Allergies and Your Baby

In honor of April, spring, and the literal inch of pollen my car has been accumulating, this month’s Baby Talk will be dedicated to allergies. We’ll first start out with a general overview of allergies and when to be on the lookout for them. Next, we’ll be looking at the challenges mothers living in poverty face when it comes to allergies and exploring ways to combat those obstacles. Scientifically speaking, an allergy is when your immune system dislikes a foreign [...]

April 3rd, 2017|

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Constance Nixon

Happy Women's History Month. For our last week, we’re featuring the incredible Constance Nixon! Constance is the founder of Fouta Colors, a collection of versatile textiles that serve a variety of purposes such as a beach towel, bath towel, blanket in the park, bedspread, tablecloth, and cover-up. Foutas (fabulous, out of this world, useful, trendy, and amazingly versatile) are created with the finest linens and fibers imported from Tunisia. Each one is lightweight, quick dry and uncompromisingly stylish. Constance, originally from [...]

March 31st, 2017|

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Anita Rajendra

Happy Women's History Month! The lady we are loving on this week is Anita Rajendra! Anita is the founder and CEO of La Belle Bump, a company that rents stylish maternity and nursing clothes to mothers.  Although she now lives in Atlanta with her husband and two kids, Anita, is a first generation American from Memphis Tennessee. Her childhood was infused with Indian rituals, celebrations and a strong emphasis on education, hard work, and continuous learning. It is these values [...]

March 24th, 2017|

New Volunteer Opportunity: The Helping Mamas Baby Brigade

Are you looking for more opportunities to get involved with Helping Mamas, your neighborhood, and your community? Do you have a little extra space in your home, business, school, or place of worship? If so, Helping Mamas is happy to announce a new program that might be exactly what you're looking for! We are excited to launch our brand new Baby Brigade! Members of the Baby Brigade are volunteers who have graciously opened up their homes, schools, and businesses to [...]

March 22nd, 2017|

Baby Talk: Importance of Diaper Time

Welcome back to Baby Talk! Last time we discussed how important diapers are for raising happy, healthy babies. To recap, without a sufficient supply of diapers, both a mother and child's physical health, mental health, and economic well-being all suffer. This time around we’ll be looking at the relationship between diapers and language. Let’s start with some quick facts: FUN (actually, quite tragic) FACT: Research links the chronic stress of poverty to poor language development FUN (still, truly tragic) FACT: [...]

March 20th, 2017|

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Nicole Pourchier, PhD

Happy Women's History Month! This week we are honoring the wonderful Nicole Pourchier! Her organization, The Potty Rocker, helps parents and babies potty train in a fun and creative way. Read our interview below to learn more about Nicole, The Potty Rocker, and why she believes women are amazing. Tell us a little bit about you. What is your background? Where did you come from, what was your childhood like? My name is Nicole Pourchier and I'm 35 years old. I [...]

March 17th, 2017|
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