March is a month set aside to honor women in history but women are making history in their diversified roles every single day. They’re building brands, writing books, selling products and making moves. All to make a difference while sharing the love in the gifts they provide. With an emphasis on positive role models and the importance of women from all backgrounds, these women understand the critical link between knowing about historical women and making a positive difference in the world today.
Valentine’s day is Sunday and it’s a day when love is celebrated. Yes I know… love is not celebrated just one day of one month in the year, but it is a day marked on the calendar set aside to be celebrated. A day when most people express their love for one another with flowers, dinner and gifts.
Valentine’s day is not just about couples and those in love but love shared in all of your relationships period.
After rejecting Joe Biden’s election win, and the constant lies of a fraudulent election to his base, the President of these united snakes of America incited an insurrection, a riot on January 6, 2021. All in an attempt to block the certification of President elect Joe Biden’s victory. These protestors, no these domestic terrorist stormed the capitol armed with firearms, make shift weapons, tear gas and everything needed for a government takeover. These pro Trump supporters took over the state capital without pushback or resistance. In fact the officers can be seen opening the gates for them. Had this been black lives matter the outcome would’ve been deadly!!!
MAGA protestors forced their way into the capitol building by breaking windows and crushing doors to gain entry. These entries led to the offices of Congressional lawmakers such as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and James E. Clyburn. These domestic terrorist scrawled threatening notes throughout the chambers, with even one (pictured below) walking off with Pelosi’s lectern.
For many Americans, this holiday season marked the first time they were planning to take a trip away from home in months. In September, travel booking site Hopper polled 850 people about whether they’re planning to travel for the holidays this year, and 55 percent said it was going to be their first time traveling since the start of the pandemic.
Despite CDC warning Americans shouldn’t travel this holiday season, millions are taking to the skies and highways to get home this holiday season. The end of the year is sneaking up on us quick, and people are weighing travel plans to join friends and family for the holidays against the backdrop of asurge of the Covid-19 pandemic.
CDC is reminding everyone that traveling does increase transmission risk for COVID-19 and that gatherings with those you do not live with can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. According to the CDC, staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others. But are you traveling anyway?
Can you imagine being pregnant and due to give birth during this global pandemic?
Having a baby during a pandemic presents its own challenges. And knowing that the United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any wealthy nation, is something to be concerned about. Especially when you have the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still saying it doesn’t know how the disease impacts pregnancy and babies.
States and hospitals have mandated fathers cannot be present when the mother gives birth and have minimized them even during routine doctor visits. When you think about the worry of remaining healthy in the midst of this global pandemic, the thought of giving birth in spite of it all can be quite frightening.
Aside from partners, doulas can also offer support virtually during labor and delivery. Meanwhile, pregnant people and new parents are working to cope with this new reality. Despite the many challenges posed by the current crisis, though, many doctors, doulas, and others who work with people giving birth are doing their best to make sure families are still supported.