All posts by: Shari Gatewood

Two under Two

Two under Two My Sister and I are the best of friends. We are 15 months apart and grew up very close. I always wanted the same for my kids... Read More

I prayed the Ciara prayer and didn’t even know it…

Today is my and my husband's four year anniversary and I just want to take a moment to gush over the amazing man he has become. Over the course of... Read More

Post Baby Body Blues

What can I say, it’s an age-old complaint. My postpartum baby body is giving me the blues. I’ve always been very petite, maxing out at 125 lbs as my “big”... Read More

Losing Shian…

In the days following I remember not wanting to wake up. It’s the emptiest feeling in the world, going home, with no baby, after being pregnant. My stomach still... Read More

The Day I Became a Mom: My Natural Birth Story.

For most of us we become a mother the day we find out we are pregnant. Our thinking changes. Our routines change. We are mentally prioritizing this little being that... Read More

The Deadbeat

The stereotypical baby daddy. We all know one. If he isn’t yours, he’s your friends or your cousins. You may have seen him on tv on a court or reality... Read More

Mommies To Be: 10 Things Your Mommi Friends Haven’t Told You!

The Mommi journey is a long one. With a roller coaster of emotions and experiences. Once you find out you're pregnant I suggest joining the Mommination approved What To Expect... Read More

Stepping Up, Stepping Out and Over Stepping: Step Parent- My least favorite title (PART I)

YOU DON’T KNOW, WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW I absolutely hate being a step parent! Sound harsh? Hear me out. I started dating my husband in 2009 it was meant to... Read More

From 6 Figure Chick to Stay At Home Mommi

I was one of those lucky people who always knew what I wanted to do. It wavered once or twice as far as my career choice, but was always my... Read More

Stepping Up , Stepping Out and Over Stepping: The Parent Perspective

I’m Tyrell Gatewood. Shari’s husband. I love everything about MommiNation and I’m happy to be the first guy to do #DaddiInvasion. If you haven’t already you should read Shari’s first... Read More

Stepping Up, Stepping Out and Over Stepping: Step Parent-My least favorite title. (Part II)

It's October 2016. Less than two years into our marriage, I'm five months pregnant and my husband starts dropping hints about the kids moving in. It wasn't the first time... Read More