“Working Mom Wednesday’s” recognize National Cancer Survivor Day (6/2/19) and the journey of two working moms. What are their challenges when it comes to taking care of themselves and their health while taking care of the kids too. How do you keep yourself positive and encouraged in front of the kids, when you’re not feeling […]

Dr. Kia Williams of BCBS of NC was my guest today as we discussed “Dental Care Awareness Month.” Listen in as we discussed: Why dental health is important to overall health Recommended Dental care for children Dental care for working moms Join Melissa for Working Mom Wednesday’s beginning at 10am, as she covers issues and topics […]

  I’ts National Stress Awareness Month as Dr. Tiffany Lowe-Payne tells Melissa that “healthy” is the “new wealthy.” There are so many who are working themselves overtime and working “stressed out” thinking it’s the right thing to do.  But Dr. Tiffany says forgetting about self care can bring on illnesses, obesity and more…. Listen to […]

From depression to bipolar disorders millions of people suffer from mental illnesses and many that go untreated are in the African American community. On this Working Mom Wednesday, Melissa’s guest – Angela Lynn – Director of Care for BCBS of NC, talks about racial/Ethnic disparities, the importance of recognizing and getting help. Depression is the […]

  Win tickets to Women’s Empowerment 2019 as we broadcast from BCBS of NC at 8511 Brier Creek Pkwy suite 107 in Raleigh for your chance to register to win. Join Melissa Wade Wednesday (today) for a ticketstop at BCBS of NC from 12noon –  2pm. Women’s Empowerment is Saturday April 27th at the PNC […]

  Join The Light’s Melissa Wade on Wednesday at BCBS of NC –  8511 Brier Creek Pkwy suite 107 in Raleigh, for your chance to register to win tickets to Women’s Empowerment 2019. Women’s Empowerment is Saturday April 27th at the PNC Arena in Raleigh. Sponsored by BCBS of NC and The Light 103.9. Details: […]

Today Melissa’s “Working Mom Wed’s” talks with Dr. Tiffany Lowe-Payne about the advantages and disadvantages of diets and what’s “intermittent fasting?” … working moms, are these diets safe and what’s the best for you? Listen to today’s show and Join Melissa Wade for Working mom Wednesday’s (every Wednesday) beginning at 10am, as she covers issues and […]

Join us today along with the Diaper Bank of NC at BCBS NC in providing supplies to those impacted by the partial federal government shutdown. Here are the details. DIAPER & HYGIENE DISTRIBUTION AT BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD o   Date – Wednesday, March 30th o   Time – 11a – 2p o   Location – BCBS of NC – 1965 […]

Source: radio one / Radio OneKier Ayers is Chef Journey and her remarkable testimony from teen mom to chef and helping us with tips on how to meal prep, gave us inspiration today on “Working Mom Wednesday’s.” Listen to her interview with Melissa Wade.   Kier Ayers was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey. […]

To some buying a home seems to be an impossible dream.  My guest Cathy Edwards say it’s not.  Today she has some advice for our working moms and single working moms to get started. …. more about Cathy Edwards Originally from Baltimore, MD, Cathy moved to North Carolina over 15 years ago.  She lives with […]