Atlanta Pre-Teen Says “Kindness Has Not Been Canceled:” CJ Matthews Moves Forward with Annual Giving Event to Reach Giving Tuesday Goal, COVID-19 Style

Atlanta Pre-Teen Says “Kindness Has Not Been Canceled:”  CJ Matthews Moves Forward with Annual Giving Event to Reach Giving Tuesday Goal, COVID-19 Style
Since 2017, thirteen-year-old CJ Matthews, founder of Blankies 4 My Buddies, LLC, has hosted his annual, charitable flag football game, The Giving Bowl, where kids play a game they love while helping others. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Giving Bowl will look different. There will be no game, but CJ’s passion for helping others is... Read more »

Beautiful: How This Book Inspires Me to See the Beauty In MySelf Again

Beautiful: How This Book Inspires Me to See the Beauty In MySelf Again
There are so many reasons during this season to maintain a sense of beauty. When I first met Jozanne Marie, I was blown away at her beauty, strength, and talent. Most of all, I was inspired by her story in her book Beautiful, Unashamed and Unafraid.  In her TEDx talk she also displays courage and honesty.  Creating a... Read more »

Leaving the Stress on the Dance Floor

Leaving the Stress on the Dance Floor
According to a recent article from the American Psychological Association, stress from 2020 is really affecting the mental health of people, especially the younger generation.  More than one in three adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of anxiety or depression this year.  From the pandemic, the upcoming election, racism, and being bombarded with negative... Read more »
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One of the First High Quality CBD Brands: Elixinol

One of the First High Quality CBD Brands: Elixinol
Elixinol is a veteran global hemp company. As one of the very FIRST brands on the market who has been focused on the development of the highest quality products, from maintaining a healthy immune system to relieving everyday stress for over 25 years.  As we know, 2020 has been unlike any other we’ve experienced and people have... Read more »

Celebrating in Style: Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

Celebrating in Style: Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Celebrating my special needs daughter’s 21st birthday at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills was more amazing than I could have ever imagined. As the parent of a special needs child, it is challenging to think of what happens after my daughter leaves high-school, the school system, and enters the real world.... Read more »

How to Make Sure Your Home Doesn't Get Broken Into

How to Make Sure Your Home Doesn't Get Broken Into
The common deadbolt which we see in many homes was an invention that reduced the number of burglaries in homes in the 60’s and 70’s. With the advent of electronic surveillance and security apparatus such as lock technologies etc., home burglaries have considerably reduced. However, on average more than a million homes are broken into... Read more »
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Original Do-It-Yourself Weight Loss App Caters to Popular Diets: MyNetDiary

Original Do-It-Yourself Weight Loss App Caters to Popular Diets: MyNetDiary
Top-rated weight loss and nutrition app MyNetDiary is currently launching several advances for Fall 2020. New offerings include keto-, low-carb-focused and Mediterranean diets and functionality, along with hundreds of Premium Recipes. Users of different lifestyles can choose from a variety of diets based on their preferences and further customize diet and tracking options from measuring carb and protein... Read more »

Community Feature: Malcolm Adams

Community Feature: Malcolm Adams
Malcolm Adams is a proud advocate for Autism Spectrum Disorder because he is on the spectrum himself. Despite his many hardships as a young adult, including being homeless from the ages of 17-21, he has devoted himself to crushing any challenge thrown his way. As a new member of the Illinois State Black Chamber, he is... Read more »

Coding is a Critical Life Skill for Kids Today, Including Mine

Coding is a Critical Life Skill for Kids Today, Including Mine
The COVID-19 quarantine has taught many parents the importance of being proficient in technology in all aspects of everyday life, from family entertainment to working from home, even educating our kids remotely while school is out. It seems inevitable that our kids’ future is going to involve some aspect of working with tech, so why... Read more »
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Good Music: State Street

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What would you do if you were able to create something with your best friend? I mean, really, in this time of COVID-19 quarantine, it feels hard to even imagine hanging out with your best friend. That’s what Jason Ferguson and Marcus Fitzgerald did. They decided to hang out virtually and create something positive to highlight... Read more »