All posts by: Talia Brookshire

Don’t Marry Outside of Your Race…

Don’t marry outside of your race. Never date someone who has a different background than your background. Definitely don’t link up with a man who already has two daughters from... Read More

Excuse Me Officer…Why Didn’t You Shoot Her??

It was in that moment when I realized, I was angry about the wrong thing. Stop and think, I was literally mad at a man for showing a person patience.... Read More

If You Could Prevent Cancer….Would You?

Recently, I joined the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society in Indiana. Admittedly, I did not know as much about cancer compared to many of those who had worked... Read More

Best Books for Black and Brown Children

I did not want my baby consumed with books solely filled with cartoon characters, talking animals and people who don’t look like her. I found it important to find books... Read More

We On That BullSh*t

An Open Letter to Myself The most dangerous gift in the world is natural talent. You’ve seen it before. It’s the college roommate who partied until 3 AM, never went... Read More

To Kneel or Not To Kneel

I wish people were able to come together to have the same level of conversation about race in America and other sensitive subjects the way we have them in our... Read More

Adding Another Woman to My Home

I definitely was wrong about a number of things as I entered into motherhood. First, I underestimated the amount of help I would need as I tried to continue being... Read More

My Teenage Niece has a Girlfriend! Why Didn’t She Tell Me?

Clearly, I did something wrong! It was apparent that I sent a message that I did not have unconditional love for her. Maybe she thought I was going to be... Read More

MOTHER’S DAY: Don’t Mess It Up

Mothers’ Day is coming up and MommiNation is here to make sure dads DON’T BLOW IT! Of course, we will smile and be appreciative of anything our children and significant... Read More

Our First Conversation was NOT Pretty

Skylar came into this world in her own time. She was not concerned with the plans that had been made or not made in her preparation.... Read More

My ‘Conversations’ with Queen Bey

First off, let me say buzz buzz. I am part of the Beyhive! I know how the hive will come for you as an outsider speaking upon the Queen. So... Read More

I Married a White Man: Here are 3 Things I Learned

It is important to note that this blog is not a generalization of a race as that would neither be wholly accurate or responsible. However, the statements are true for... Read More

6 Ways to Leave Your Family Behind…and get ME time

As moms we do not have a lot of (or any) time to ourselves. However, here are a few quick escapes I suggest for your own sanity. Your household can... Read More

A Raisin Almost Got Me Locked Up!

Since I have become a mother, I have never felt so inadequate, so consistently unprepared and small. Daily, there are constant reminders of things in which I have no idea... Read More

Today is OUR day #IWD

It’s our day!! The day of the woman! Happy International Women’s Day you beautiful woman you! The roots of this international holiday go back to 1909 when it was just... Read More