This post is sponsored by Horizon Therapeutics, but all thoughts and opinions and opinions are my own. November 14 marks the start of the second annual Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) Awareness Week, taking place this week. I’ve partnered with Horizon Therapeutics on its Listen to Your Eyes campaign to shine a light on the signs and symptoms of TED to help people, especially those living with Graves’ disease, more quickly IdentifEYE TED and get the care they need. The issue became important to me ... Read More about Do You Or Someone you Know Have Graves’ Disease?
If you're looking for family camping tips for beginners, look no further. My family had the pleasure of experiencing Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Lakes Region, NH, and it was an amazing time we won't soon forget. This was our home for the week and it was perfect: Yes, we stayed in a cabin. As a first-time camper I know my limits, so having running water and a roof over my head were absolute requirements for me. This trip was so much fun. I wanted to go ... Read More about Family Camping Tips For Beginners| Yes, Black Folks Go Camping!
Donate to Haiti Today On August 2021, Haiti was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, leveling many communities throughout the southern part of the country. If you’ve ever donated to a Haitian charity, I’m certain you join us in our feelings of sadness and frustration. To see the first free black republic in the Americas struggling so much is heartbreaking, particularly when they are your own people. We all ask ourselves: What’s it going to take to help this country to develop? When does the ... Read More about This Haitian Community Desperately Needs Your Help [DONATE TODAY]
Haitian Griot Recipe How to Make Haitian Griot The following Haitian Griot recipe is the easiest you'll find on the internet. I promise! I'll preface this post by letting you know I am not a cook. I can make about two to three "meals" and that's it. I am blessed to be married to a Le Cordeon Bleu graduate, so I don't have to hang out in the kitchen too much. That being said, I am a Haitian-American woman who grew up eating some amazing food. One of my favorite dishes was and is Haitian ... Read More about Easy Haitian Griot Recipe
America’s maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the developed world, and they are especially high among Black mothers, who die from complications related to pregnancy at roughly two to three times the rate of white, Hispanic, Asian American, and Pacific Islander women — regardless of their income or education levels.-President Joe Biden I'm going to preface this post by getting to the good part of this story early: I delivered my baby safely, and he is now 18 months ... Read More about I Was 31 Weeks Pregnant, in Pain, and Nobody Cared: On Being Black And Pregnant In America