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A Vision of Unity: A night of success

Well we did it! We held our first major fundraiser and it was such a success. We couldn't have done it without the help from our wonderful sponsors: Primerica, CL Snell Foundation and Northside Hospital! Over 150 people attended and celebrated our success. Deboarah Kepes from CobbleCreek Art Studios was on hand to judge the artwork we received from children all over the metro Atlanta area. Thank you to The Potty Rocker and Cannon United Methodist Church for hosting our [...]

May 23rd, 2017|

Baby Talk: Mental Health and Mom

Happy May and welcome back for another round of Baby Talk! May is filled with delightful comforts: April showers have finally led to May flowers, spring weather is here to stay, vacation time during Memorial Day weekend, AND we get to honor mothers everywhere on Mother’s Day. May ALSO happens to be Mental Health Month! Any doctor will tell you that mental health is just as important as physical health. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It [...]

May 8th, 2017|

Baby Talk: Allergies and Poverty

This week we will be continuing with our discussion on allergies, but really looking into how a seemingly commonplace and simple disease can actually be quite problematic for low income families. As a general review, we know that allergies are what happen when a foreign substance enters your system and your body completely overreacts. Allergy season leaves us with watery, itchy, red eyes, runny noses, coughs, asthma, hives, etc. Food allergies are a persistent issue and force us to become [...]

April 27th, 2017|

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|
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