Myths or Not About Infant Boys…

There are many myths associated with infant boys.  Are they myths?  Dr. Savage, a mother who raised two boys to men provides her perspective on ten things moms should know about infant boys that were listed in Parent Magazine.

  • The article mentions that historically pink was the masculine color used by marketers to target boys til 1930s.  I believe that boys who are comfortable in their masculinity are not defined by the color pink.  In fact, the color, pink was flattering on both my boys to men who chose at one point in their adult lives to wear pink.  One wearing an awesome pink sweater and I wish I could find it now, it looked so good on him.  And, my youngest, chose white and pink for the prom.
  • Boys and Girls Look the Same, at First – I agree.  Having had four children, two boys, and two girls, I couldn’t tell the difference through imaging.  Today, we have 3-D imaging and that does not reveal much more about gender.  You can get some idea of potential parental favoring I believe.

  • Medical physiology tells us that both boys and girls parts are similar til about the 7th week when little boys testosterone kicks in and budding of his male genitalia become enhanced.
  • Some parents worry at the first sign of breasts in their infant boys.  This has been a worry of many mommies, but not to worry, Think about it this way You are a coffee drinker who is accustomed to your adrenaline awakening by the morning cup of coffee.  If you go without it for a few days you develop a headache, right?  Eventually, the headache goes away.  Much the same way, newborns are used to the environment of estrogen.  When they are born, a male goes through the withdrawal of that estrogen that influenced breast growth.  Shortly, the body adapts to the lack of estrogen and his testosterone takes over.  Does that make sense?

 

  • Erections Are Normal –  How many of you have heard of that golden shower during the diaper change.  We have all experienced it.  Erections are normal even in utero.  Those little bladders are full and ready to be released influencing the erection.  Be sure to cover him until you are ready to slip on the diaper or he will surely get you every time.
  • Circumcision Rates Are Dropping -How many new moms are now paying for circumcision?  When I had my boys, I did not understand that circumcision was either for aesthetics or custom to religious belief or I would have never.  My grandma always said when men are not circumcised, women tend to have more infections.  We can really get this twisted.  Make sure you research before making any decisions about your infant.
  • Boys Are Bigger At Birth

 

  • Boys Like Crowds
  • Boys Are Busier
  • Boys Are Daredevils

What data does your phone collect about you?

New York times has reported that there is mobile app software that is now being used to collect TV data for advertisers.

I was reading the other day, one of my Facebook friends posted that he bought a Bud light and before he could get out of the store, a Bud light advertisement popped up on his phone.  Is it possible that someone is watching you?  This social response to our behavior is causing a hysteria for some.

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My oxtails were better than yours… by Dr Eveangel Savage

I had been dying to go to Montego Bay. Let me tell you something…where I am from they be serving some oxtails.  The service was AMAZING! I went just in time…ugh…”FRESH OXTAILS”. This place is clean, serene, and the service was beautiful from the time I entered the building until the time I left the building.

I have never heard of this, but while I was in waiting for my order, a beautiful young lady approached me to offer me fresh fruit—for FREE. Who does that? She fancied me with some fresh fruit to take home.

 

I have never been to a place where I left so marveled. Whoever you are Montego Bay, staff, and company, you are AMAZING. The place is clean, the staff so accommodating and this FOOD-about to chop it up:)

 

P.S. I usually do not drink tea (a southern favorite), because it pulls the iron from the body. However, while I was waiting for my food, there sitting on the counter in front of me, two fresh carafes that drew me in with the condensation on a warm, summer night. One carafe held cold, ice water and the other a carafe of tea.

Me: “May, I have some please?”
Her: “Of course, did you think I would tell you, no”

I had a nice tea while waiting, left with a meal for a KING, and fresh fruit. I pulled to the side of the road. Thank you, Montego Bay for great food and customer service. Keep up the great work and may GOD continue to bless the works of your hands. I have a meeting with some good ole oxtails. Where are you from?

Dr. Eveangel Savage reviews “Gratefully Growing” by Nkechi Ajaeroh

“Gratefully Growing” authored by Nkechi Ajaeroh takes the reader on a journey with a positive school of thought about life. Her compelling stories teach the reader how to see the glass half full instead of half empty no matter the pivotal points in life that shape us all. As a research writer and reviewer, I must admit, Ajaeroh’s work is the epitome of writing excellence.

A process of Association…

Ajaeroh’s writings reminded me of milestones in my life where I could see the relevant application of positive thought as a mom, leader, instructor, wife, and business owner. All of these milestones influenced my growth. For example, the Bible says, “God knows the Continue reading