As we enter a new year with lots of hope and opportunity, we can’t ignore that the global pandemic that has affected almost every aspect of our lives continues to rage on, bringing with it a host of new and continued restrictions. Observing stay-at-home orders means trips to the spa or gym may not be in the cards right now. Finding ways to honor ourselves, our feelings, and attending to our own needs is important now more than ever.
Childhood stress can be present in any setting that requires the child to adapt or change. Stress may be caused by positive changes, such as starting a new activity, but it is most commonly linked with negative changes such as illness or death in the family. With all the changes happening in their little bodies and minds, toddlers are often sensitive to the world around them and are prone to feeling stress.
As a proudly Black-owned Business, we understand how important it is to support and empower other Black entrepreneurs. This is something we have tried to do throughout our 10 years in business. We’ve had the privilege of partnering with some amazing Black-owned brands over the years and, along the way, we’ve also discovered some newer ones. Below is a list of a few of our favorite Black-owned businesses that offer with some wonderful products and services specifically for ethnically diverse babies, children and their families.
Moisture, moisture, moisture! It’s the thing that all textured hair needs and babies and children are not exempt from that. To maintain healthy hair, it’s important that you are properly moisturizing the hair, focusing on using natural products, and gentle techniques. Here are some helpful tips!