Desirée Roots is a Treasure

This month, we caught up with singer, actor, dancer, wife, and mother (that makes her a quadruple threat, right?) Desirée Roots. A bright light on...

How to Dad!

About three years ago, I started helping with a class for expectant dads. Taught by veteran dads, the format allows men to ask all...

Raising Voters

When my youngest daughter turned eighteen last month, my mother asked me if I was going to “drag her to the polls” in November. She...

Meet Elijah! Voice for Justice

Not many 14-year-olds have given speeches across the country for national audiences. Not many teens have had conversations with prominent leaders like Former President...

Talking to Your Kids About Race

Last year, a video Snap was made public where white students from an area middle school held down African American students in sexually explicit...

Are Babies Getting Enough Vitamin D?

There is so much to consider as a new parent. For many of us, thinking about vitamin D for our newborns may not even...

Welcome back to school!

Raise your hand if you failed to accomplish all of your summer bucket list items! Yeah, me too. You know what they say about...

Meet Media Queen Mom Sarah Bloom

As morning co-anchor for NBC12, Sarah Bloom is used to getting up hours before the sun peeks over the horizon. She’s usually at work...

Positive Pregnancy Vibes

When you’re pregnant, a very large share of your energy is expended getting ready for the baby: doing nursery things, choosing a pediatrician, lining...

Stages and Ages of Feeding Baby

Last month, I marked the twentieth year of my career in medicine. In 1998, I moved to Richmond to enroll at what was then...