All posts by: MommiNation

Social Media 101: Back to School & Keeping Your Child Safe

Originally posted: HerLifeSparkles.com Yay, the kids are headed back to school. No more snacking uncontrollably, drinking all the juice or toys all over the house. Let’s pause the excitement for... Read More

Black Women Aren’t Submissive, But Here’s Why

In a recent video that went viral, a group of black men and women are seen debating why black men are flocking to white women, and the answer might surprise... Read More

8 Ways To Be Submissive In Bed When You’re Just Starting To Experiment With Being Dominated

Thinking about being submissive in the bedroom? Here's a great article to help you achieve just that!... Read More

What We Get Wrong About Submission: Who is marriage really for?

A few weeks back, a small viral firestorm was raised around a blog by Seth Adam Smith called “Marriage Isn’t For Me.” If you didn’t see it on your Facebook... Read More

Confession of a First Time Mommi: Baby Blues

I’m A Mommi Looking back at an old Facebook post that I made prior to giving birth now makes me laugh hysterically and even cringe a bit. See, I’m coming... Read More

Don’t Worry it’s Just Hair…

No need to fear!! Post partum hair loss, formally known as telogen effluvium, is quite common. Your hair is likely to achieve luscious growth while you are pregnant. This is... Read More

MommiNation’s 25 Baby Registry Must-Haves

Creating your baby registry can be fun and exciting, or it can be a huge frustration. In many cases, soon after we mommies jump into the deep sea of baby... Read More

Love Your MommiBod Swimsuit

We're encouraging and empowering every mom to love yourself inside and out! So join us as we celebrate our Mommi bodies by emailing us today, July 26, 2019 a photo... Read More

Practice Self-Love to Become an Even Better Parent

Embracing self-love is one of the best ways to become a better parent. Originally posted on Psychology Today Day in and day out, deadlines, schedules, financial pressures, and social demands... Read More

The Lion King: Why We’re Watching, What We’re Wearing and Who We’re Bringing Along!

The Lion King, the first time many of us cried in the movies, fell in love with Africa and learned what Hakuna Matata meant...And just in case you haven't heard... Read More

Forget Hot Girl Summer, it’s Hot Mommi Summer over here!

For those who’ve been living under a rock, we’ll break down this entire movement for you! A Hot Girl Summer is a call to action to secure the bag, have... Read More

Best Toys for All Kids Ages 0 to 10

Toys are an enormous source of joy to kids everywhere, and as caring parents, we want the best for our little ones. With all the toys available both in-store... Read More

Save My Son

So as my OB sat at the edge of my bed once again, he asked had we made a decision. My husband stood next to my bed with a tear... Read More

15 Free Summer Activities For Kids

Free activities don’t have to be a drag. Keep reading to discover 15 free summer activities for your children. Activities for All Kids (0 – 10 Years Old) Get Soaked–... Read More

Instagram is Down, But MommiNation is UP!

Well, we're here for you!While you were spending hours on IG, like the rest of us, an exciting new platform launched for black moms, by black moms!MommiNation brings together over... Read More

Ten Things Black Moms Should Prioritize When Looking For Daycare/Preschool

At MommiNation we have over 30 African-American mommies, and we came together to create this very extensive list just for you so because we want to be sure you have... Read More

Olympic Champ Sanya Richards-Ross Is Redefining Motherhood In A Holistic Way

Easing into mommyhood, Sanya Richards-Ross looked into the digital space and noticed a void and a two-fold opportunity: to build a platform that celebrates the entirety of motherhood and womanhood... Read More

Good Fathers vs The System

If you are a parent then you know there are no words that can describe the love you have for your child. Parents will go through hell and back for... Read More

Tribute to the Black Father

In honor of Father’s Day this month, I can’t help but think about the men in my family and how they help raise my son. Their dedication, love and guidance... Read More

HOW TO TELL IF YOU’RE UNMOTIVATED OR JUST TIRED

1. Are you overwhelmed because you currently have too much on your plate and are not sure where to start to get it all done?... Read More

MommiNation #FITCHALLENGE

Getting in shape after baby can be really tough especially when you attempt to do it alone! Join the #MommiNationFitChallenge and get back on track with over 30 mommies!!!... Read More

Bozoma Saint John

Bozoma Saint John, Chief Marketing Officer at Endeavor Before previously served as Chief Brand Officer at Uber, Head of Global Consumer Marketing at Apple Music & iTunes and Head of... Read More

The Day I Became A Mom

In honor of Mother's Day, our mommies shared their stories of the day they became moms!... Read More

Thinking of you Lauren London

Lauren, Our hearts are still broken for you. As a woman, a wife, a mom. We can’t imagine your pain and although for us this month went by quickly, we know... Read More

MommiNation Product Picks!

There are always new products coming to the market and we love it but which ones are worth our mommies investing in? We’re creating this list, that will be updated... Read More

MOMMINATION: XONecole Pajamas & Lipstick Recap

MommiNation founder, Sanya Richards-Ross, was the special guest for XONecole’s inaugural Pjamamas & Lipstick event! With over 100 attendees, Sanya held court with Necole Kane, Dana Blair and Tracy G... Read More

A Mothers Loss: Losing Jesus

Happy Resurrection Sunday everyone! Many of us know the story of Jesus and the significance of his death but have we ever stopped to think of it from Mary’s perspective?... Read More

I’m a Mom to Four Angel Babies….

The whole pregnancy I was worried. I kept my pregnancy a secret because I was afraid to have another loss and I didn’t want to have to explain if we... Read More

Black Maternal Health Week

There is a maternal mortality crisis in America and the face of it is black! According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 12.4... Read More

Ayesha Curry Saved My Marriage!

Clicking on it and skimming through the article I came across the part where she does say, “...Just making sure that we put each other first, even before the kids,... Read More

Prenatal Depression

I had always heard people talk about postpartum depression, but I'd never heard much about prenatal depression. Like many mothers, I often worried about depression after giving birth that the... Read More

HOW BRINGING HOME BABY IMPACTED OUR RELATIONSHIPS!

Mombassadors Chantae and Sanya share how bringing home babies impacted their marriages! Can you relate?... Read More

A Little Secret is Ok… Unless It’s a Child!

ad the first line “because you failed to attend the mandatory court hearing, paternity has been determined” and YOU ARE THE FATHER! (in my judgmental, condescending Murry voice). I’m sure... Read More

10 Ways Social Media Has Impacted Our Parenting – MommiNation Mashup

I have to actually tell myself don’t record this moment, just be present and enjoy it with my son! There’s this constant pull as an “influencer” to always get content,... Read More

Cooking with Robin Beltran of the Black Vegan Company

Spinach, mushroom and cheese flautas Watch the full video below: INGREDIENTS FLOUR TORTILLAS(VEGAN) VEGAN CHEESE (FIELD ROAST CHAO) 5oz. OF SAUTEED SPINACH 2 CUPS OF MUSHROOMS OLIVE OIL ¼ CUP... Read More

WE ARE MOMMINATION

#JOINMOMMINATION Founded by Olympic Gold Medalist, Sanya Richards-Ross, and launched with 24 other moms and mommy bloggers, MommiNation strives to create a community, platform and resource for moms to share... Read More

You Have Grey Hair, Where?

Traumatized, I quickly yelled to my husband. I had to be seeing things, I just had to be. Nobody goes grey DOWN THERE, right? I must be crazy! My husband... Read More

IF YO BABY DADDY AIN’T GETTING IT RIGHT… HERE’S SIX WAYS TO GET HIM STRAIGHT!

1. COMPLIMENT HIM HE’S GOT TO BE DOING SOMETHING RIGHT! 2. BE CONCISE NO ONE WANTS TO HEAR WHAT THEY’RE DOING WRONG FOR THIRTY MINUTES! 3. BE FAIR THERE’S A... Read More