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Brown Beauty Mom Conversations: My Son Has a Speech Delay

Picture it: You find out you’re pregnant with child. You do everything in your power to do what’s the Doctors ask you so the baby comes out healthy. You eat right, go to prenatal appointments, and 39 weeks later your child is here. You breast feed until you cannot anymore for health reasons. He’s eating well, cooing, and starting to walk. You take your child to the routine Doctor’s appointments and keep up with the shot schedule. Your child doesn’t speak as much to others, according to others. Ears evaluated and they are fine. Then your child and family go through the early intervention, which is the next step. 

BBM Women’s History Month Tribute: Bethann Hardison

[I wanted to celebrate women this month who moved me personally. The criteria is simple enough. They had to be involved in beauty culture, be brown (African American, African, Latina), and a mom. After all, the true nature of who I am and what I do is because they came before me. I began with Madam C. J. Walker, the second installment is about Naomi Sims, and third was Roxanna Floyd, celebrity makeup artist. The final installment is Bethann Hardison.]