Did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month? Last year I wrote a post about Autismin the Black Mommy Community. In that post I encouraged African American moms, especially moms of boys, to seek early diagnosis and to educate themselves. I also share the stories of famous black moms like Toni Braxton and Holly Robinson Peete who are raising a child with Autism. This month Holly Robinson Peete is once again spreading awareness for the Autism community with her new book My Brother Charlie
This is a great book that helps explain the spectrum of kids with autism in an easy to understand way for kids, who wonder why their siblings act different and for parents looking for a way to explain to family and friends. This is a great book for any family to have so I'm having a giveaway. WIN The Mommy Factor giveaway!
(1) Winner will receive a book autographed by Holly Robinson Peete (2) Winners will received 1 book each.
Ask any pregnant woman and she will tell you that now she’s expecting what once smelled delicious - like roasting coffee beans for example, has suddenly become the one smell that induces an overwhelming feeling of nausea. For some women the pregnant nose goes into smell overdrive with incredible detection ability, in fact increased smell sensitivity can save lives. Just ask your local gas company – pregnant…