Doula Resources

In doing research on how to help expecting mothers have a more pleasant birthing experience, I found a ton of information on Doulas…thank me later!   Details on the differences between a Doula and a Midwife: https://www.healthline.com/health/pregnancy/doula-vs-midwife https://www.thebump.com/a/difference-between-midwife-and-doula https://www.popsugar.com/family/What-Difference-Between-Midwife-Doula-45654985   Learn more about Maternal Mortality and Morbidity https://www.hrsa.gov/maternal-mortality/index.html   Vertical Birth http://pathwaystofamilywellness.org/Pregnancy-Birth/vertical-birth.html   A need […]

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Resources for Veterans and their Families

Mecklenburg County Veterans Services The Mecklenburg County Community Support Services Veterans Services Division is open 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to provide service to clients on a walk-in basis. ​Our main office is located on the 2nd floor of the Hal Marshall County Services Center at 700 N. Tryon Street in Charlotte. […]

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Remembering our Veterans: Jacqueline Tyes

Jacqueline Tyes, Past Commander First Female Commander of NC State & Mecklenburg County Jacqueline Nicole Tyes is the daughter of Edwin and Marion Tyes. She is a native of Buffalo, New York, but currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jacqueline comes from a strong military family. Her father served in the United States Army. She and […]

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Cooking Vegan with Saran Almond

Hello and welcome to Vegan Cooking with Saran!  As a fairly new vegan; since August 1, 2017, this has been a journey of self discovery, priorities, and discipline.  It’s amazing how pivotal of a role food plays in our lives, and I’m not even talking about health.  Socially, mentally, emotionally…what we put in our bodies […]

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What I Learned From The Black Business Expo

When I found out about the 2018 Queen City Black Business Expo, I was very eager to get involved and share this experience with you.  At first sight there were rows of tables adorned with marketing material, sample products, gifts, and candy…all surrounded by people who want to know about a particular service or product. […]

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NFL Protests/Race Relations/Police Brutality: Joel Segal

Joel Segal received his law and undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Joel is currently the Executive Director of the North Carolina Climate Solutions Coalition. The 20 Member Coalition is working to rapidly transition the state of the North Carolina He is the Co-Founder and the National Director of the […]

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The Assessment

    When you’re in the midst of a storm (storms that life sometimes bring) you have to make an assessment, a self assessment.  Take inventory of all the things that you have and the things that are required to get you through it.  This is an evaluation of your character, your perseverance, your goals, […]

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Pet Cancer

  For many of us, our pets are family.  Just like our human family members, pets require preventative healthcare and medical attention.  Our special guest, Dr. Christy Montgerard addresses both pet cancer and preventative healthcare.  This episode provides pertinent information about what a cancer diagnosis means for you, your pet, and your family.  For pet cancer […]

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Reinvention

  Have you ever been in a bad situation, knowing that you should leave and you stayed? Unhealthy relationships, dead-end jobs, lapses in judgement, procrastination, etc, etc.  It’s funny how easy it is for us to get comfortable being uncomfortable.  It’s strange but true for many of us, including myself.  With this on my mind, it […]

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Learn To Meditate

What do you do when you feel overwhelmed, stressed, depressed, or just plain tired?  If you find yourself not knowing what to do, try this: Meditation Have you ever wondered about meditation or considered meditating?  If you have questions, he has answers.  Guru Ranjit Deora provides facts about meditation, helpful tips, and a one on […]

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