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Cooking, MommiChef

Taco Egg Rolls Recipe

April 7, 2020
“Its Taco Tuesssdayyy!!” Hearing Lebron say that every Tuesday would get me so hyped for tacos! We love mexican food...
Coronavirus, Tips for Mommi

What the Mommies of MommiNation are binging

April 1, 2020
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Cooking

Strawberry Strudel Waffle Recipe

March 31, 2020
Who doesn’t love waffles in the morning?!? Check out my strawberry strudel waffle recipe and please tag me when you...
Cooking, MommiChef

Funfetti Waffle

March 31, 2020
Who doesn’t love waffles in the morning?!? Check out my strawberry strudel waffle recipe and please tag me when you...
Coronavirus

How COVID19 Can Impact Your Motherhood Experience In a Good Way!

March 30, 2020
by Rocquel of  OurMommySpace Let me guess you’re sitting in your living room binge-watching all of your favorite shows, your...
Cooking, Family, MommiChef

Homemade Sloppy Joes

March 24, 2020
I’d like to say that it was my kids that prompted me to make sloppy joes at home one day,...
Mommi Madness, MommiTips

Mommi Madness: Finding Balance

March 23, 2020
In my life right now I am juggling more roles than I have ever juggled, and sometimes I feel like...
how to not go broke during covid-19
Coronavirus, In The News, Tips for Mommi

How to Not Go Broke During COVID-19

March 22, 2020
COVID-19 has added another meaning to mommi madness. This blog was initially thought of to help mommies focus on our...
Coronavirus, Health & Wellness, Health & Wellness, In The Community, In The News

Don’t Just Survive Quarantine Season… STAY LIT!

March 20, 2020
By now I think we've used this word more in the past week than we will in our lifetimes. Is...
Mommi Madness, MommiTips

Sis, Just Do It!

March 19, 2020
Hi, Loves! If you’ve been following me for a while now you know I’m a stay at home mom. But...
Coronavirus, MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting

Three Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Coronavirus

March 18, 2020
Life as we know it has turned completely upside down. As an adult, I’m still having a hard time wrapping...
Coronavirus, Education, Health & Wellness, In The News, MommiTips, Tips for Mommi

Schools Closed? Here’s What You Can Do

March 15, 2020
The Coronavirus has made it’s way to the United States and its presence has contributed to the closures of everything...
In The News, Mommi Madness, MommiTips

Ten Ways to Flourish As A Work-At-Home Mommi

March 14, 2020
And to think, we thought the Mommi Madness couldn’t get any worst. Now, some of our daily routines are complete...
Mommi Madness

5 Ways to Manage Mommi Madness with Multiples

March 13, 2020
I bet you can’t say the title again 3 times really fast! It’s typical of a mommi who already has...
Coronavirus, Health & Wellness, In The News, In The News, MommiTips, Tips for Mommi, TRENDING

Protecting Our Children From the Coronavirus

March 11, 2020
As the coronavirus began to take over media reports in the last few weeks, I began to do my due...
Mommi Madness, MommiTips

Ten Ways to Flourish As A Stay-At-Home Mommi

March 10, 2020
1. Wake up early We all know how hectic our days can get when the entire family is up and...
Tips for Mommi

How do you stay looking so good? 5 Tips for Moms to keep up with themselves after kids

March 6, 2020
If I had a dollar for every time someone made reference to the fact I’ve kept up with myself after...
Mommi Madness, MommiHood

Mommi Madness

March 2, 2020
Hey MommiNation! I’m dubbing March MOMMI MADNESS and here’s why: As an athlete and a huge fan of sports, I’ve...
Did You Know

Celebrating Vaginal Health & History

March 1, 2020
Mary Beatrice Who is Mary? Mary Beatrice Davidson Kenner (May 17, 1912 – January 13, 2006, age 93) was born...
Black History, Black Mom In America

Marking Their Future with Black History: Growth from what they KNOW

February 29, 2020
Black History Month is almost over. Although it’s the shortest month, we jam-pack as much learning and melanin magic as...
MommiHood

“Mother By Choice, Not By Blood: A Look Into Life with White Parents”

February 29, 2020
Hi Loves! Motherhood comes in so many forms. You can become a mom in the most obvious way which is...
Education, Family, MommiTips, Parenting, Tips, Tips for Mommi

Internet Safety for Teens

February 25, 2020
A little fun fact about me, I LOVE true crime shows. I literally fall asleep at night to Forensic Files...
Beauty, Black History, For The Culture, Hair, MommiHair

I am not my Hair, or am I?

February 24, 2020
In 2011 when I went natural….for the 1st time (yes, there’s levels to this) I did it for health reasons....
Black History

Black Girl Magic Personified

February 21, 2020
Every day, we go through life’s daily tasks without even thinking. Some of the things we do could really be...
MommiTips

The Wine Down: 10 Tips for Beginner Wine Drinkers

February 18, 2020
Now I wouldn’t go calling myself an expert, but I mean they don’t call me “The Wine Drinking Mom” for...
Stories Untold

Mommies Stories Untold- Roxanne Cowans

February 15, 2020
Meet Roxanne Mommi of 2 MommiNation, Mommbassador   Did you always want to be a Mommi? I remember in high...
Black History, For The Culture, Love & Relationships, Love and Relationships

Black History + Black Love = February

February 14, 2020
...
Black History, Education, For The Culture, Parenting, Uncategorized

They’ll Mention How We Were Slaves but Forget We Were Also Kings.

February 10, 2020
The topic of slavery, the elephant in the room no one wants to talk about. With my son only being...
Black History, Cooking, For The Culture, MommiChef

Finger-Licking Fried Chicken

February 4, 2020
There’s nothing like crispy, juicy, fresh outta the grease fried chicken (Disclaimer, although tasty – anything fresh out of hot...
Black History, Black Mom In America, For The Culture

Are you a Black Mommi or a Mommi that’s Black?

February 3, 2020
...
black history month
Black History, Black Mom In America

20 Important Lessons to Teach Our Kids About Black History Month

February 1, 2020
This blog was originally posted on mom.com. 1/21 Photo by Twenty20 From the past we shape our future Ever wonder...
Family, I confess!, Parenting

How in the Hell Do I Parent Myself????

January 30, 2020
How do I, as a parent, tell them not to do something that I know that I would do? Is...
Fatherhood, In The Community, In The News, Interracial Marriage, Love & Relationships, Marriage, MommiHood, Parenting

My Love letter to Vanessa & the girls…

January 28, 2020
Dear Vanessa, Natalia, Bianka and Capri, The world lost a legend. A man that many revere as one of the...
Good Laughs, I confess!, Love & Relationships, SingleMommi, The NO Judgment Zone, Tips for Mommi

Five Tips To Avoid Dating a Grown Ass Boy!

January 24, 2020
As a firm believer in the saying, “You gotta believe the messenger before you can believe the message” I’ll go...
Family, In The News, In The News, Marriage, Parenting

Family Vs. Family

January 23, 2020
Ah, the married life. It’s a wonderful adventure isn’t it? When I was younger I pictured myself meeting the man...
Black Mom In America, Health & Wellness, swimming

The Impact of Learning to Swim

January 22, 2020
Oh boy, what a difference a year can make in your life! When we started 2019 my boys did not...
Recovering from overspending
Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

How To Recover From Overspending During The Holiday Season

January 20, 2020
Now that the holiday season is over, we are left with all of the financial scars of being “Santa” because...
Beauty, Black Mom In America, I confess!, MommiHood, Parenting, The NO Judgment Zone

Am I raising a colorist?

January 16, 2020
My daughter is growing up, before my eyes. She is an honor student, active in clubs and is a great...
Stories Untold

Mommies Stories Untold- Jodie Rowlands

January 15, 2020
Meet Jodie Mommi of 2 Celebrity HairStylist, Atlanta   What is your untold story? I always wanted to be a...
FitMommi, Fitness, Health & Wellness

Being Basic is Not a Bad Thing

January 14, 2020
Let’s Go Back to the Basics The New Year is only a few days away and many of us have...
vision boards
Finances, MommiTips

6 Tips to Creating 2020 Vision Boards That You Will Stick With

January 13, 2020
The beginning of not only a new year, but a new decade is the perfect time to set annual goals....
Black Mom In America, In The Community, In The News

Their Silent Screams

January 11, 2020
Another sleepless night. It’s day 12 and she still hasn’t been found. The thought of her out there, alone &...
Good Laughs, I confess!, In The News, Politics, The NO Judgment Zone

Laughing at an impending war?

January 10, 2020
Please let those of us who want to laugh for a few moments, do that without your judgement. Without your...
MommiTips, Tips, TRENDING

HOUSEGUEST ETIQUETTE

January 8, 2020
Having guests over can be fun but it does get stressful too. Houseguest etiquette is a must! It doesn’t matter...
Paying off debt
Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

I Paid Off Over $30,000 of Debt in 12 Months And Here’s How

January 6, 2020
I paid off $32,295.30 of debt in 12 months!! I began this journey in $118,069 of consumer debt. This debt...
MommiTips

New Year’s Resolutions vs Lifestyle Change

January 6, 2020
As a lover of information, I wanted to know the statistics when it comes to the number of people who...
Did You Know, Education, Good To Know, Literacy, MommiMeTime, MommiNation Picks, MommiTips, Tips, Tips for Mommi

Mommi Approved Book of the Month for January 2020

January 5, 2020
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MommiTips

365 New Days, 365 New Opportunities

January 4, 2020
First off, Happy New Year! I said it last year and the year before that and I’m pretty sure almost...
Beauty, Family, In The News, Our Babies, Trending Story

In Blue Ivy’s Defense

January 3, 2020
As much of the nation was getting back to work after a few days off, Meg Thee Stallion took to...
Health & Wellness, I confess!, Tips for Mommi

New Year, New Wife, New Mommi, New Me!

January 2, 2020
This may sound a bit cliché, however when I reflect on 2019, all I can think about is how I...
Breastfeeding, MommiTips

It’s 2020 and my boobs are finally free!

January 1, 2020
It’s the first day of the new decade and my boobs are finally free! My breastfeeding journey Nobody could have...
FitMommi

MommiNation 21 day #FITCHALLENGE

January 1, 2020
Getting in shape after baby can be really tough especially when you attempt to do it alone! Join the #MommiNationFitChallenge...
Black Mom In America, Christmas, Faith, Family, Parenting, SpiritualMommi

Hanukkah, Not Christmas

December 30, 2019
As a child, it didn’t take long for me to realize that Santa wasn’t real. I grew up in South...
Christmas, Family, Tips for Mommi

Surviving the Loss of a Love One During the Holiday Season

December 28, 2019
The Holiday Season is a tough time for some people. Especially those who have lost a love one.  The spirit of togetherness can be...
Christmas, MommiTips

Ten Christmas Traditions You Should Try!

December 24, 2019
1. Putting up the tree/decorations together How many Mommies out there think Christmas comes right after Halloween? We are so...
Family, MommiTips, Tips, Tips for Mommi

How to Survive Family Gatherings

December 23, 2019
It’s the time of year where many families will start gathering together for various reasons. Some people look forward to...
Christmas, MommiTips

Christmas: It Ain’t About You, Boo!

December 22, 2019
If you follow me on Instagram and read my posts, you may have seen the one where I talked about...
Cooking, Tips for Mommi, Work Life Balance

Mommi Christmas Cocktails

December 21, 2019
Christmas is not just for the children. It is also time to enjoy quality time with friends and family at...
Cooking, MommiTips

CHRISTMAS TREATS BY DIVAS CAN COOK

December 20, 2019
PEPPERMINT COOKIES Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Special Dark unsweetened cocoa powder sifted 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup unsalted butter softened 1/3 cup butter-flavored shortening 1 cup granulated sugar (can also...
Tips for Mommi, Travel

Seven Simple Travel Tips

December 19, 2019
Tip #1 - Start packing a week before your trip.
I don’t know about you, but washing clothes is a never...
MommiTips

Coordinating your perfect family photo!

December 17, 2019
It’s the one time of year where many of us go all out for family photos. Our families have been...
overspending during the holidays
Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

Ultimate Guide to Avoid Overspending During the Holidays

December 16, 2019
Christmas is right around the corner and everyone knows Christmas is the time of giving. The “giving spirit” can sometimes...
Faith, I confess!, MommiHood

Santa: Jesus’ Homeboy

December 15, 2019
Ah, It’s Christmas time and while the reason for the season is the birth of Jesus and I’m sure, like...
MommiTips

Christmas Gifts for Everyone On Mommi’s List

December 14, 2019
...
MommiTips, Sex & Relationships, SexiMommi

Save a Life, Sex your husband!

December 13, 2019
We can't deny our husbands sex. They need it! They want it! They can't live without it! And although we...
I confess!

The Holiday Blah

December 12, 2019
...
Cooking, MommiChef

Cooking with Yolande: The Only Carrot Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

December 10, 2019
Carrot Cake  I never really ate carrot cake much as a child or adult, probably because I didn’t get it....
Hair, MommiTips

Easy Mom Hair

December 10, 2019
Easy Mommi hair! The infinity ponytail has gotten easier and more natural!...
Finances, FiscalMommi, MommiTips

When my mother died without a will, I learned a big lesson about money management as an African American

December 3, 2019
ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE BUSINESS INSIDER Angie Chatman Sep 9, 2019, 11:09 AM My mother purchased her home on the...
MommiHood

Parenting My Son, The Overachiever

December 2, 2019
I remember it like it was yesterday. The day my son was born was CRAZY, to say the least. It...
MommiTips

Making it Through Those Awkward Thanksgiving Conversations.

November 28, 2019
Thanksgiving, a time to gather round with family and friends, a time to give thanks, a time to reminisce, and...
I confess!, In The Community, Tips

Surviving Your In-Laws

November 28, 2019
With the holidays approaching, many of us will be surrounded by family and friends. This is always a good time...
Family, Health & Wellness, MommiTips, Tips, Tips for Mommi

4 Tips to Remain Thankful during a difficult Season in your Life

November 28, 2019
As women, and as Moms we go through seasons in our lives where our hope begins to diminish due to...
Family, Parenting, Tips

Raising Thankful Kids – How To Help Kids Be Thankful

November 27, 2019
Being thankful and raising thankful kids should be a part of our everyday lives not just a seasonal act during...
Cooking, MommiChef

Super Simple Cranberry Sauce

November 27, 2019
This recipe is one of those things that you make and say “that was easy, and so much more fresh...
Cooking, MommiChef

Deep Fried Turkey

November 27, 2019
Let me start by saying, if you do not have the proper equipment and space to safely deep fry a...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiTips, Tips

Best Turkey Brine Recipe

November 26, 2019
My family and I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s not a cultural tradition of ours. While we don’t take part in...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiTips

Stuffing Muffins

November 26, 2019
Stuffing Muffins: Cubed Stuffing Mix Apples Celery Bay Leaf Onion Poultry Seasoning Olive Oil Salt Pepper Butter Parsley Chicken Stock...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiTips

Honey Glazed Carrots

November 26, 2019
Honey Glazed Carrots: I came up with the recipe one day after my husband fell in love with a seasonal...
MommiTips

Beating the Holiday Blues

November 26, 2019
Hi loves!  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!…or is it??  The winter holiday season brings about some of...
Cooking

Rice and Peas

November 25, 2019
Listen, I’m a modern woman, in modern times with two kids, a husband and 15 jobs. I take help wherever...
Cooking, MommiChef

Sweet & Tangy BBQ Chicken

November 25, 2019
Sweet & Tangy BBQ Chicken: Split Chicken Breasts Chicken Legs (Other parts as desired) Soy Sauce Coarse Sea Salt Granulated...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiTips

Roasted Potatoes

November 25, 2019
Roasted Potatoes: 1 1/2 pounds small red-skinned potatoes 1/8 cup olive oil 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiTips

Butter and Garlic Roasted Green Beans

November 25, 2019
Butter and Garlic Roasted Green Beans:\ Fresh String Beans ¼ Cup Slivered Almonds 3 Cloves Minced Garlic 1 Stick Unsalted...
Boss Mommi, Health & Wellness, I confess!, MommiMogul, The NO Judgment Zone

Women & Weed: A Candid Conversation Part 3 – We have the final say

November 23, 2019
You made it! This 3-part series of Women & Weed is coming to an end (I know I think I...
Family, In The News, MommiTips, Parenting, Tips, Tips for Mommi

Quid Pro Quo for the Mommi Who Wants to Stop Losing her Sh*

November 22, 2019
As I was thinking of a title for this blog, I was being inundated by news reports of evidence of...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiTips

Sweet and Sour Salmon

November 21, 2019
Sweet and Sour Salmon: Salmon 1 each red, yellow, green bell pepper Sweet and Sour sauce Soy Sauce Coarse Sea...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiTips

Cooking with Yolande: Grammy’s Mac & Cheese

November 21, 2019
Mac & Cheese: Macaroni Elbows Milk 1 Stick of Butter Flour 32oz Shredded Cheddar Cheese (Mild, Medium, Sharp) 1 each...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiTips

Candied Yams

November 21, 2019
Candied Yams: Sweet Potatoes Brown Sugar Cinnamon Jumbo Marshmallows (Not mini) This recipe is super easy and HANDS DOWN the...
Cooking, MommiChef, Tips

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Shopping List

November 19, 2019
While writing this blog I realized, Thanksgiving is a lot of work for those of us who cook and host!...
Cooking, Family, MommiChef, MommiTips, Tips, Tips for Mommi

Fall Soup Lineup

November 19, 2019
Baby, it’s getting cold outside and nothing warms me up like a good old bowl of soup. I recently signed...
Boss Mommi, Tips for Mommi

Be The Mommi That Went For It!

November 18, 2019
I’m living my dream… again! And the best part is I get to dress up every day to do it…...
SpiritualMommi

Seven Tips To Being A Faithful Mommi

November 17, 2019
1. Sew Seeds Early On Proverbs 22:6 says, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when...
women & weed
Health & Wellness, I confess!, In The Community, MommiHood, Uncategorized

Women & Weed: A Candid Conversation Part 2 – Motherhood

November 16, 2019
Welcome back! Hopefully you have read Part 1 in the Women & Weed series and are ready for Part 2...
I confess!, MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting

I’m Grateful For My Kids…BUT!

November 14, 2019
https://anchor.fm/mommyonthemove   The other day Lil Dre asked me if he was a mistake. I said absolutely not! You were...
MommiTips

14 Little Ways to Encourage Kindness

November 13, 2019
Originally posted on Parent.com Great thinkers from Martin Luther King Jr. to the Dalai Lama to my daughter, Addison, all...
Uncategorized

Some nights I have a glass, other nights a bottle

November 12, 2019
It’s funny because my two year old son asks me, “Momma you want some vine”? any time we are at dinner...
Did You Know, FiscalMommi, MommiTips

Mommi hosts ‘job fair’ at home to teach her kids about the importance of working for your money

November 12, 2019
Black mom hosts ‘job fair’ at home to teach her kids about the importance of working for your money By...
Health & Wellness, In The Community, In The News, MommiHood, Pregnancy

Women & Weed: A Candid Conversation Part 1 – Pregnancy

November 9, 2019
Before we begin, for my novice readers here are some clarifying points (my experienced consumers can skip to the next...
Education, Family, In The News, In The News, Our Babies, Parenting, Trending Story

Our Children Are Not Your Punching Bags

November 8, 2019
I’ve had enough of watching cell phone footage and or body cam videos of children assaulted by school resource officers....
Family, Health & Wellness, MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting, Taking Care of Mommi, Tips for Mommi

To the Mommi Who Needs a Break

November 6, 2019
First Time Mommi I remember when I became a mom for the first time. Everything was exciting and new. Here...
Divorce, Faith, Love and Relationships, Marriage, Sex & Relationships, SingleMommi

Dating -Post divorce and kids

November 5, 2019
 DATING?  What does that even mean in 2019?                        ...
Mommi Business, MommiTips

9 Black Mommi and Child Owned Businesses

November 2, 2019
Originally Published on May 13, 2018  by ShoppeBlack In celebration of Black mothers, we’ve put together a list of Black Mother...
Infertility

Pregnancy After Loss: 3 Unexpected Ways I Changed

November 2, 2019
Pregnancy after our miscarriage was full of so many mixed emotions. Being pregnant for the second time was a completely...
Education, Health & Wellness

Is it cancer? How to know if you have this deadly disease.

October 30, 2019
October is breast cancer awareness month and it’s hard to find someone who hasn’t be affected directly or indirectly by...
I confess!, Love & Relationships, SL&R

I AM A SURVIVOR OF ABUSE

October 28, 2019
I am a survivor of abuse in my relationship. When you hear these words, what is the first thing that...
SL&R

What Lies Beneath: Conflict In Marriage

October 27, 2019
I remember it just like it was yesterday. July 28, 2012 was the day I married my husband. The day...
SL&R

My Journey To Understanding Sex As a New Wife and Mom

October 26, 2019
...
Love & Relationships, SL&R

I Want to be a Wife But I Hate the Thought of Being Married

October 26, 2019
Anytime I hear about someone I know getting married I’m so excited for them, part of me even envious dare...
SL&R

I’m a Mom Whose Never Been In A Relationship

October 26, 2019
...
Did You Know, Divorce, Education, For The Culture, Love & Relationships, Marriage, Sex, Sex & Relationships, SL&R

Foreplay…Who Really Needs It?

October 25, 2019
For the majority of my life, I was of the mindset that it was okay to bypass all the romantic...
Sex, SL&R

Sex After Babies…Does it Get Any Better Than This?

October 25, 2019
I didn’t even think it was possible, but I am having the best sex of my ENTIRE life...after two kids...
Education, Love & Relationships, MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting, SL&R

Mommi, Where Do Babies Come From?

October 25, 2019
Do you avoid the question? Is this an uncomfortable conversation for you to have? If your kids are at an...
Marriage, SL&R

All Men Cheat!

October 24, 2019
Yes, I said it! And this is not one of those blogs that makes a sharp left turn and implies...
I confess!, Love & Relationships, Marriage, MommiHood, Parenting, SL&R, The NO Judgment Zone

How to know when enough is enough…

October 24, 2019
As time went on, however, daily sex routines turned into once in a while. Date nights were a thing that...
Love & Relationships, SL&R

5 Tips for a Successful Marriage

October 23, 2019
I have to be honest with you, when I found out MommiNation was doing a series on love and relationships...
Marriage, SL&R

Are You Speaking My Love Language?

October 23, 2019
Now You’re Speaking My Language There is a quote that says “find someone who speaks your language so you will...
Family, Good Laughs, Interracial Marriage, Interracial Relationships, SL&R

Don’t Marry Outside of Your Race…

October 22, 2019
Don’t marry outside of your race. Never date someone who has a different background than your background. Definitely don’t link...
Health & Wellness, I confess!, Love & Relationships, Marriage, MommiHood, MommiMeTime, SL&R

Mourning Your Single Self

October 22, 2019
Congratulations! You are in the relationship that you always dreamed of whether you are married or just committed to the...
CelebrityMommi, I confess!, In The Community, Parenting, SL&R

Picking Up Shattered Glass: Failed Relationships and Co-Parenting

October 21, 2019
I must confess, I had no idea how to handle it, so putting up a wall of strength is all...
SL&R

How I’m Intentional About Loving My Husband 

October 21, 2019
...
Family, MommiHood, MommiTips, Tips, Tips for Mommi, Travel

Camping Trip Must Haves

October 18, 2019
My husband loves the great outdoors, I could totally do without it. The beginning of our relationship was filled with...
Family, I confess!, MommiHood, Parenting, Pregnancy, The NO Judgment Zone

Oops… we did it again!

October 16, 2019
Please stop the Britney song you are playing in your head and let me tell you my story. When J...
Cooking, MommiChef

CURRY SHRIMP MEDLEY RECIPE

October 15, 2019
Curry Shrimp Medley Recipe   All my shrimp lovers get ready to drool over my curry shrimp medley recipe. It...
MommiTips

Five Tips To Starting Your Week Off Right

October 14, 2019
We know, depending on how the little ones were overnight, mornings can be rough and that may seem like an...
Cooking, Health & Wellness, MommiHood, MommiTips, Tips, Tips for Mommi

Eating Healthy on a Budget

October 10, 2019
My job is to feed a family of 8 people. Feeding them is the easy part, feeding them healthy, organic,...
Black Mom In America, Did You Know, Parenting, Trending Story

We asked black mothers how they find their joy. This is what they said.

October 7, 2019
A few months into her second pregnancy, she needed to read an article about black motherhood that wasn’t a horror...
Birth, Black Mom In America, Did You Know, Health & Wellness

Tatyana Ali’s letter reminds black mothers that nothing is broken in us!

October 6, 2019
...
Black Mom In America

I’m not a regular mom, I’m a cool mom!

October 4, 2019
To whom it May Concern: How many other people’s moms started their notes in school off like this? I bet...
Black Mom In America, Family, MommiTips

Not Just For White Moms: Parenting in 2019

October 4, 2019
...
Did You Know, For The Culture, In The News, Uncategorized

Officer that killed Jean Botham gets 10 years. Was justice served?

October 3, 2019
When we see Botham Jean we see our sons and we continue to do everything we can to be a...
Black Mom In America, MommiTips, Parenting

The Only Brown Girl In Class

October 3, 2019
I never thought sending my kindergartner to a predominantly white school would lead to her being the only brown girl...
Black Mom In America, Family

What My Daughter Should Know

October 2, 2019
My Biggest Blessing Having a baby in 2015 was the biggest blessing I could have ever imagined. It was also...
Black Mom In America, Hair

Black Hair Matters… But Should It?

October 2, 2019
...
Education, Good To Know, Hair, Health & Wellness

I’m Sure It’s Nothing…

October 1, 2019
Or so I thought…Let me take you back to the moment in time where absolutely nothing changed my life forever....
Did You Know, For The Culture

The Gems You Might Have Missed at The Revolt Summit!

October 1, 2019
Have you heard all the buzz that came out of the Revolt Summit in Atlanta?There were Master Classes, interactive panels...
Did You Know, In The News, Sports

Mommi Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is The World’s Fastest Woman… AGAIN!

October 1, 2019
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, arguably the greatest female sprinter of all time won her fourth World Championship 100m title in Doha at...
Did You Know, Politics

The Trump Impeachment Scandal

October 1, 2019
We know, like us, you're probably wondering what's the latest on all the Trump stuff?Well, there's a whistleblower who has...
Black Mom In America

My faith gives me the strength needed to be a black mom in America

September 29, 2019
Sometimes it is hard for me to believe it, but I have been a black mom in America for over...
Black Mom In America, Family

Being A Black Mom Trying to Raise Woke AF Kids #thestruggle

September 28, 2019
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Black Mom In America

The Unconscious Weight of Being A Black Mom in America

September 27, 2019
Mom The universal synonym for unconditional love. When you become a mother you experience what it truly means to love...
Black Mom In America, In The Community, In The News

Black Women: Justice for All?

September 27, 2019
If you’ve been with me for a while you’ve already read my first blog in this series, Black Women: America’s...
Black Mom In America

As a Black Mother, My Parenting Is Always Political

September 27, 2019
Grab the book! When I was 7 or 8 years old, my mother would put on Whitney Houston’s “Greatest Love...
Did You Know, Good Laughs

Black Moms Try Other Black Moms’ Soul Food

September 27, 2019
Black Moms Try Other Black Moms' Cooking...
Did You Know, In The News, Our Babies

Black Virginia Girl Says White Classmates Cut Her Dreadlocks on Playground

September 27, 2019
The police in Northern Virginia are investigating a report by a black 12-year-old girl that three white boys in her...
Black Mom In America, I confess!, MommiHood

Us vs Everybody!

September 26, 2019
In a time where it feels like the world doesn’t want to see positive images like this..it begins to feel...
Black Mom In America, MommiHood

A Letter to my Black Teenage Son…

September 26, 2019
My son, the names change (often) but the way you are viewed (in this society) will not. Every day that...
Did You Know, Good To Know

The Urgency Of Intersectionality

September 26, 2019
In one of the most compelling TED Talks we've ever seen Kimberlé Crenshaw  looks boldly at the reality of race...
Black Mom In America, Education, MommiTips

Protecting Our Black Children In Predominately White Spaces

September 25, 2019
More Money More Problems? There’s a saying that the more money you get, the more problems you have.  It’s one...
Black Mom In America, MommiHood, Parenting

MWB: Momming While Black

September 25, 2019
At a young 10 years old, my son Dre was called a nigger in school by a classmate. This is...
Black Mom In America, Hair, MommiHair

Don’t Touch My Hair!!!

September 24, 2019
It becomes imperative that we need more representation for little black girls with their natural hair presented in society and...
Black Mom In America, Family, Hair, I confess!, In The Community, MommiHood

I’m A Black Mom in America & This sh*t isn’t Easy

September 24, 2019
Being a Black Woman Became harder when I Became a Mom… What it means to be a black Woman in...
Black Mom In America

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

September 23, 2019
It was in that moment when I realized, I was angry about the wrong thing. Stop and think, I was...
Black Mom In America, I confess!, In The Community, In The News, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

Black Women: America’s Punching Bag

September 23, 2019
  Brother Malcolm said it best, “The most disrespected woman in America, is the Black Woman. The most un-protected person...
Education, MommiHood, MommiTips

Cloth Diapers, Who would have thought?

September 20, 2019
Who would've thought that I would use cloth diapers? ​Not with Baby #4. Well, ​Yah I did it​.​ You're probably...
MommiTips

She’s Ready: Getting the Family Ready During Preparedness Month!

September 20, 2019
Hurricane season is upon us and Hurricane Dorian has been nothing nice! When natural disasters and bad weather happens, supplies...
MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting, Pregnancy, SingleMommi, Taking Care of Mommi

After Labor, Now What?

September 19, 2019
The feeling of bringing a child into the world is an indescribable feeling, and cannot be compared to anything else...
Family, I confess!, MommiHood, Parenting

Am I Ruining My Kids?

September 18, 2019
I know, I know, it’s the age-old question that every mom deals with. “Am I ruining my kids?” I have...
FitMommi, Fitness, Health & Wellness

Healthy Lifestyle: 4 Ways To Remain Consistent

September 18, 2019
NEVER MISS A MONDAY!!! Lord, it’s Monday. Not today, Satan! (hits snooze and rolls back over) WOOT WOOT! WORKOUT WEDNESDAY!!!...
Cooking, MommiChef

Cooking with Yolande – Take-Out Orange Chicken at Home

September 17, 2019
 I decided to try my hand at making that famous take-out orange chicken maybe 10 years ago for a few...
Cooking, MommiChef

Cooking with Yolande – Quick and Easy Fried Rice

September 17, 2019
There are recipes that call for “plain” steamed rice to allow the protein of the meal to shine. Usually things...
MommiTips

The L You’re Afraid To Take

September 17, 2019
At MommiNation we LOVE a good podcast! If you can’t listen, and we highly suggest you do, here is the...
Health & Wellness, I confess!

Black Women Need Therapy Too.

September 16, 2019
Seeking treatment is no admission to any mental illness if anything it’s an admission to wanting more for yourself....
Taking Care of Mommi, The NO Judgment Zone

The Big D Word

September 16, 2019
Yes, I said The D… But I don’t mean anything about man parts, I’m talking about depression. The word that...
Love & Relationships, MommiTips, Sex & Relationships, SexiMommi, SingleMommi

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That: 5 Things to Consider Before Dating a Single Mom

September 13, 2019
Picture this, a mom… on her grind, working hard to support her kid(s), making sure they are taken care of...
TRENDING

Thirteen Mommi Superstitions That You May Or May Now Have Heard!

September 13, 2019
Okay Mommies, It’s Friday the 13th and we over here at MommiNation are all thinking about the funny superstitions that...
Family, MommiHood, MommiTips

End of Summer Activities Before Fall Offically Begins

September 11, 2019
There are just two weeks left until school starts for my children, and I am going absolutely mad. I have...
MommiHood, MommiTips

My Open Letter To My Daughters

September 9, 2019
Realizing this, I said this year as my daughter turns 10, I wanted to start writing letters to her 2-4...
I confess!, SingleMommi

I’m Dreading the Day My Daughter Asks Me Why Her Father Did Not Want Her

September 6, 2019
I asked my mom the other day, “what am I supposed to tell my daughter whenever she asks me why...
I confess!, MommiHood, MommiToBe, Pregnancy, The NO Judgment Zone

Ten Things To Do While Pregnant UNAPOLOGETICALLY

September 4, 2019
You’ve found out you are pregnant, Congratulations… I hope. This news, in most cases, is the most shocking, scary and...
Cooking, MommiChef

Jamaican Curry Chicken Recipe

September 3, 2019
MommiNation has you covered for dinner! Try Mommi Roxanne's delicious Jamaican Curry Chicken recipe made with love and spice!...
TRENDING, WorkingMommi

Don’t forget to celebrate black workers this Labor Day

September 2, 2019
Originally posted on Daily Kos Written by: Denise Oliver Velez I remember the first time I saw the photo above....
Breastfeeding

8 Best Techniques to Wean Baby

August 31, 2019
It’s time to wean your precious child. If you are like I was with my second child, you rejoice at...
Breastfeeding

I Had The Bright Idea Of Letting My Baby Self Wean….

August 31, 2019
...
Breastfeeding

When did breastfeeding become a luxury?

August 31, 2019
I took a breath to brace myself for any possible negative feedback to come. “Thank you for meeting with me,”...
Breastfeeding, Shopping

Chocolate Milk Needs Chocolate Gear and Chocolate Support

August 31, 2019
It’s Black Breastfeeding Week and I LOVE Chocolate Milk (that’s what I’ve nicknamed Black Mama’s Liquid Gold). As a four...
Breastfeeding

Coatneys Don’t Quit! My Breastfeeding Journey

August 31, 2019
While crying and complaining to my husband about the difficulties that came with nursing, he said something to me that...
Breastfeeding

I want my breasts back… I think!

August 30, 2019
Until becoming a mom I never experienced having two intensely opposite emotions about the exact same thing!I absolutely love and...
Breastfeeding, Parenting, Pregnancy

If only breastfeeding came with instructions

August 30, 2019
From the moment I found out I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to breastfeed. It didn’t take some nurse...
Breastfeeding, Health & Wellness, MommiOnTheGo, MommiTips, MommiToBe, Parenting, Pregnancy, Tips, Tips for Mommi, Uncategorized

The Best Choice For My Baby

August 29, 2019
Super Mommi I think the greatest thing I’ve done for my Daughter as a baby was breastfeed her for as...
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: Some Slavery Crap?

August 29, 2019
As I travel the country as a breastfeeding advocate, I am rarely shocked by the comments I receive or the misconceptions...
Breastfeeding, I confess!, MommiHood, Parenting, TRENDING

The Selfish Reason I Stopped Breastfeeding…

August 28, 2019
If you’ve been following me and my writing for any length of time you know that I am a proud...
Breastfeeding

4 Things Every Pregnant Mom Should Know before Breastfeeding…

August 28, 2019
Originally Posted on TheMillennialMatraichllc.com by Candice   Happy Black Breastfeeding Week Mamas!! I’m so excited that this week exists for us...
Breastfeeding, MommiTips

8 Breastfeeding Challenges and How to Overcome Them

August 27, 2019
Breastfeeding, while natural, is often difficult. Many problems can creep in and threaten to stop you from breastfeeding. The good...
Breastfeeding, Health & Wellness

The 411 on Colostrum Harvesting

August 27, 2019
Colostrum Harvesting or Antenatal Hand Expression is a topic that isn't talked about as much as it should be. So...
Breastfeeding, Education, Family, Health & Wellness, MommiHood, MommiToBe

Any Mom Who Doesn’t Breastfeed is Trash!

August 26, 2019
...
Breastfeeding, I confess!

I Breastfeed Wherever and Whenever I Want

August 26, 2019
I have a beautiful baby girl who’s attached like no other. You can’t tell me nothing when it comes...
Breastfeeding

Top Five Reasons We Need A Black Breastfeeding Week

August 25, 2019
Black Breastfeeding Week was created because for over 40 years there has been a gaping racial disparity in breastfeeding rates....
Education, I confess!, MommiHood, Parenting, TRENDING, Uncategorized

School is starting and I’m NOT mad about it…

August 22, 2019
I was at Tori’s open house last night, fighting the Florida heat as well as trying to maneuver the 4000...
Education, MommiTips

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

August 22, 2019
Originally posted: HerLifeSparkles.com Yay, the kids are headed back to school. No more snacking uncontrollably, drinking all the juice or...
MommiChef, MommiTips

Meal Planning 101

August 19, 2019
It’s that time of year again! Summer is slowing coming to an end and it’s time to get our kids...
Faith, Family, Love & Relationships, Marriage, Sex & Relationships, SpiritualMommi

Submit or Nah?????

August 18, 2019
The Oxford dictionary says that submission is the action or fact of accepting or yielding to a superior force or...
Faith, Family, Love & Relationships, MommiHood, Sex & Relationships, Uncategorized

I’ll Submit When you Learn to Lead

August 17, 2019
I’ve had this conversation more than a few times in my life, and I don’t think it’ll ever make sense...
I confess!, Love & Relationships, Marriage, Sex & Relationships

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

August 16, 2019
In a recent video that went viral, a group of black men and women are seen debating why black men...
I confess!, Love & Relationships, The NO Judgment Zone

Follow? Submit? Obey? Oh My!

August 16, 2019
...
Love & Relationships, Sex & Relationships, SexiMommi

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

August 16, 2019
Thinking about being submissive in the bedroom? Here's a great article to help you achieve just that!...
Divorce, Love & Relationships, Marriage, Sex & Relationships, The NO Judgment Zone

Seven Years A Slave: My Struggle with Submission in Marriage

August 15, 2019
Okay, so to be fair, maybe comparing my seven-year marriage to slavery isn’t the best analogy….I’d say it was more...
Family, Love & Relationships, Marriage, Tips for Mommi

Submit to your husband, Sis

August 15, 2019
So is it the word, or the idea of yielding power to another person what seems to get our panties...
I confess!, Marriage

Misconceptions Of The “S” Word

August 14, 2019
This right here is something that we have a hard time talking about. For some women, as soon as the...
I confess!

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

August 13, 2019
A few weeks back, a small viral firestorm was raised around a blog by Seth Adam Smith called “Marriage Isn’t...
MommiTips

10 Ways to be an Empowered Submissive Wife + Helpful Reads

August 13, 2019
...
I confess!

How Falling To My Knees Has Served Me Well In My Marriage- A Blog About Submission

August 12, 2019
Falling to my knees has never felt like a position of weakness...Many nights I fall on my knees to pray,...
I confess!, Love & Relationships, MommiHood

I Don’t Listen and I Talk Back – A Blog About Submission

August 12, 2019
Who wears the pants? Years ago, when Dre and I were just dating I asked him “Babe, do I try...
#BossMommies at the Elevate Her Crawl
In The Community, MommiHood, MommiMogul, MommiOnTheGo, TRENDING

#BossMommies at the ElevateHer Crawl

August 10, 2019
The opportunity to see a room full of passionate, hard-working, and business savvy black women cannot be described in words....
I confess!, MommiHood

SAY MY NAME, SAY MY NAME (or not)

August 9, 2019
MOMMI, MOMMI, MOMMI the name we will hear forever until we depart this earth, but OMG can’t our children understand...
MommiTips

Confession of a First Time Mommi: Baby Blues

August 9, 2019
I’m A Mommi Looking back at an old Facebook post that I made prior to giving birth now makes me...
home school
Education

5 Reasons We Chose to Home School Our SIX Children

August 8, 2019
The first week of homeschooling our children, I was miserable, the kids were miserable and I wanted nothing more than...
Education, Health & Wellness, In The Community, MommiHood, MommiOnTheGo, MommiTips, Taking Care of Mommi, Tips for Mommi, Travel, Work Life Balance, WorkingMommi

ElevateHer 2019

August 7, 2019
Black Women our Power is our Influence If you attended the XoNecole ElevateHer Crawl then I am almost certain you’re...
Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

My Top Two Financial Tips

August 6, 2019
There are many money lessons I’ve learned along this journey. Out of the many lessons, there are two tips that...
Health & Wellness

If You Could Prevent Cancer….Would You?

August 5, 2019
Recently, I joined the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society in Indiana. Admittedly, I did not know as much...
Education

The end of the road for our homeschool journey

August 5, 2019
  You won’t find a bigger advocate for homeschool than me. I mean, I have dedicated the last six years...
Health & Wellness

My Battle with Depression

August 2, 2019
Then again, if I look a little closer, maybe I look exactly like what depression looks like. In my mind,...
Education
DaddiInvasion, Education, Fatherhood

Staying Active in Your Child’s Education

July 31, 2019
The summer is ending and reality is beginning to set in for students that they will be off to school...
Shopping

The Ultimate Melanin Magic Back to School Shopping Guide

July 31, 2019
...
MommiTips, Tips, Travel, TRENDING

Get Bae•cation Ready: How To Plan A Kid-Free Getaway

July 30, 2019
Are you ready for a getaway? A kid-free getaway? Would you like to know how to travel without your kids...
Hair

Don’t Worry it’s Just Hair…

July 30, 2019
No need to fear!! Post partum hair loss, formally known as telogen effluvium, is quite common. Your hair is likely...
I confess!, Love & Relationships

Monogamy is Unnatural

July 29, 2019
“Till death do us part, forsaking all others” those are included in most vows or some close variation to that....
MommiHood, MommiNation Picks, MommiTips

MommiNation’s 25 Baby Registry Must-Haves

July 29, 2019
Creating your baby registry can be fun and exciting, or it can be a huge frustration. In many cases, soon...
Beauty, Fashion, I confess!, In The Community, MommiTips, swimming, TRENDING

Love Your MommiBod Swimsuit

July 26, 2019
We're encouraging and empowering every mom to love yourself inside and out! So join us as we celebrate our Mommi...
MommiOnTheGo, MommiTips

10 Travel Must Haves for Moms

July 25, 2019
...
MommiTips, Taking Care of Mommi

Practice Self-Love to Become an Even Better Parent

July 24, 2019
Embracing self-love is one of the best ways to become a better parent. Originally posted on Psychology Today Day in...
Cooking, Health & Wellness, MommiTips

I Gave Up Sugar For 30 Days, Here’s What Happened…

July 23, 2019
We’ve just wrapped up a successful fitness challenge here at MommiNation. It has been amazing seeing all the beautiful mommies...
TRENDING

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

July 23, 2019
The Lion King, the first time many of us cried in the movies, fell in love with Africa and learned...
MommiHood, MommiMeTime, MommiTips, swimming, Tips, Tips for Mommi

My 2019 Kid Friendly Summer Bucket List

July 21, 2019
As a single mommi, I am always looking for ways to entertain my one-year-old daughter. Most days it’s usually just...
In The Community, MommiTips, SexiMommi, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

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

July 19, 2019
For those who’ve been living under a rock, we’ll break down this entire movement for you! A Hot Girl Summer...
FiscalMommi, I confess!, MommiHood, MommiOnTheGo, MommiTips, Parenting

Unexpected Family Friendly Travel Spot… Miami!

July 18, 2019
It’s that time of year where we take our kids on a little vacation to enjoy summer a bit, away...
Friendship, MommiHood

We Need Her!!

July 17, 2019
Being raised to be a strong and independent woman, I never understood how important relationships other women were. When conflict...
goals
Education, Finances, MommiTips

Sis, Don’t Let Your 2019 Goals Become Your 2020 Goals

July 17, 2019
How committed are you to the goals you set in January? 2020 is in 6 months, what have you accomplished?...
MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting, Work Life Balance, WorkingMommi

5 Tips to Consider for Summer Camps

July 16, 2019
Let the Summer Fun Begin Summa Summa Tiiiime!!!!…. And here comes all the flyers, emails, and newsletters for all the...
Education, Parenting, Tips, Tips for Mommi

Best Toys for All Kids Ages 0 to 10

July 16, 2019
Toys are an enormous source of joy to kids everywhere, and as caring parents, we want the best for...
Education, Uncategorized

Best Books for Black and Brown Children

July 15, 2019
I did not want my baby consumed with books solely filled with cartoon characters, talking animals and people who don’t...
save my son
Birth, Infertility, Pregnancy

Save My Son

July 13, 2019
So as my OB sat at the edge of my bed once again, he asked had we made a decision....
we on that
Finances, Fitness, Health & Wellness, I confess!, Work Life Balance

We On That BullSh*t

July 12, 2019
An Open Letter to Myself The most dangerous gift in the world is natural talent. You’ve seen it before. It’s...
Divorce, Faith, Marriage, MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting, SingleMommi, SpiritualMommi, Taking Care of Mommi

Life After Divorce

July 12, 2019
Divorce is something you will never forget, no matter how hard you try to, at first life is a whirlwind....
Health & Wellness, MommiHood, MommiOnTheGo, MommiTips

Beat The Heat: 5 Ways to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

July 11, 2019
Although it is possible to prevent hot car deaths, kids are still dying in hot cars at an alarming rate....
body after baby
FitMommi, Fitness, I confess!, MommiHood, SexiMommi

Body after Baby

July 10, 2019
It never fails, you always seem to find yourself pregnant at the same time as someone famous. So, you watch...
Beauty, Hair, TRENDING

Passion Twists – Summer 2019 Hot Protective Style

July 9, 2019
...
MommiMeTime, MommiOnTheGo, TRENDING

Essence Fest: Girls Trip, No Kids Allowed!

July 9, 2019
To all of my fellow first time mommies out there, please listen up. Take care of you. Sometimes separation anxiety...
MommiTips

15 Free Summer Activities For Kids

July 9, 2019
Free activities don’t have to be a drag. Keep reading to discover 15 free summer activities for your children. Activities...
MommiTips, Work Life Balance, WorkingMommi

The Real Truth of “Having it All”

July 8, 2019
I had bought into the dream of literally having it all at every moment of the day, and I was the one...
My 12-Year-Old is Dating
I confess!, Love & Relationships, MommiHood, MommiTips

My 12-Year-Old is Dating

July 6, 2019
I don’t know what happens in 7th grade, but apparently that is when hormones start to rage. Let me preface...
MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting

Two under Two

July 5, 2019
Two under Two My Sister and I are the best of friends. We are 15 months apart and grew up...
In The Community, Marriage, TRENDING

To Kneel or Not To Kneel

July 4, 2019
I wish people were able to come together to have the same level of conversation about race in America and...
TRENDING

Instagram is Down, But MommiNation is UP!

July 3, 2019
Well, we're here for you!While you were spending hours on IG, like the rest of us, an exciting new platform...
Cooking

Cooking with Yolande – Jamaican Jerk Chicken

July 2, 2019
Ingredients: Chicken wings, drumettes, or parts such as legs, thighs, breasts Soy sauce Sea Salt All-purpose seasoning (ie; Season All)...
Beauty, Hair

The Magical Journey of Natural Hair

July 2, 2019
The Struggle My daughter is now 7 years old and since the very beginning the struggle with her hair has...
FitMommi, Fitness

My Son Is My Fitness Motivation

July 1, 2019
Everyone begins their fitness journey with a motivator and a goal. What is your fitness motivation? What pushes you to...
Breastfeeding, Love & Relationships, MommiHood, The NO Judgment Zone

Breastfeeding & Sex – The great divide

June 28, 2019
Breastfeeding, the most beautiful and natural experience that many mothers will have with their little ones. While I’m not here...
Education, Faith, Fashion

Taking the Leap: Career Change at 30

June 28, 2019
It Was Time About 10 years ago, I went back to school for fashion design after working in public health...
MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting

Motherhood; No Experience Necessary

June 26, 2019
The excitement that I was to become a mom for the first time settled in quickly. I read nearly every...
Cooking, MommiChef

Orange Glazed Salmon Recipe

June 25, 2019
This Orange Glazed Salmon is all that and a whole lot more. It is super simple, delicious for the entire...
Education, MommiUniversity

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

June 25, 2019
At MommiNation we have over 30 African-American mommies, and we came together to create this very extensive list just for...
Sex & Relationships, SexiMommi

5 Ways to Keep Things Exciting in the Bedroom

June 24, 2019
Have you ever sat back and wondered, “What the hell happened to my sex life?”— well just know you are...
Pregnancy, The Day I Became A Mom

To The NICU And Beyond

June 24, 2019
Days 1-2: After an entire 17 hours of labor, all I wanted to do was hold and kiss my baby...
I confess!, Sex & Relationships, TRENDING

Black Men Don’t Cheat?

June 21, 2019
I literally laughed out loud and thought, this is about as true as everyone claiming to be “Living Their Best...
Taking Care of Mommi

They’ll Survive!

June 21, 2019
Hopefully… ha, ha! (but really, they’ll survive) Relinquishing responsibilities pertaining to the children when deciding to take a much-needed breather...
FiscalMommi, I confess!, Work Life Balance

Adding Another Woman to My Home

June 20, 2019
I definitely was wrong about a number of things as I entered into motherhood. First, I underestimated the amount of...
MommiOnTheGo, MommiTips, swimming

It is Never Too Late for Your Kids to Learn How to Swim

June 20, 2019
Although my boys have gone swimming many times, they had never taken swim lessons before and I found myself feeling...
juneteenth
Education, In The Community, In The News, TRENDING

Juneteenth – A Freedom Celebration

June 19, 2019
Today, June 19th, is a day commonly known as Juneteenth. Here’s why we should all celebrate and acknowledge it: Some...
MommiTips, Parenting, SingleMommi

5 ways I’m teaching my daughter to ❤ herself

June 19, 2019
Truth be told I never saw myself having daughters 👀 I know… My prayer was always for a son. When...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiHood, MommiTV

Cooking with Yolande: Teriyaki Turkey Burgers

June 18, 2019
As moms the responsibility of what everyone is going to eat falls on us most of the time. That can...
I confess!

Cupcakes and Rainbows Are For Girls!

June 18, 2019
My son came home, and asked me, "Mom am I gay?"  I was shocked, almost breathless, before I answered, I...
MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting

10 Fun Things to do this Summer

June 18, 2019
School’s out for the summer!! If you’re following this blog (thank you by the way) you know that we’re a...
FitMommi, Fitness, Health & Wellness

Beach Please! Keeping the Bikini Body on Vacation

June 17, 2019
Summer is heating up and most of us are in vacay mode.  For the past few months, you planned the...
Sanya Richards-Ross XoNecole
In The Community, In The News, MommiMogul, TRENDING

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

June 17, 2019
Easing into mommyhood, Sanya Richards-Ross looked into the digital space and noticed a void and a two-fold opportunity: to build...
DaddiInvasion, Fatherhood, Love & Relationships

Dad, You Make One Helluva Grandpa!

June 16, 2019
I already knew my father was an incredible dad but seeing him as a grandfather has given me even more...
DaddiInvasion

“You Left Me!” A Letter To My Father

June 15, 2019
Dear Daddy, I remember it like it was yesterday. A lot of the details I do not recall, but what...
DaddiInvasion, Love & Relationships, TRENDING

The Color Purple: A Father’s Day Tribute!

June 15, 2019
To My Daddy and his Purple Heart! Hmmmm…..Where do I begin?  Thirty-nine years ago when I was born and I...
I confess!, Marriage, Parenting, TRENDING

My Three Dads

June 15, 2019
It’s unconventional, to say the least, but my three dads all get along fabulously and it makes family events MUCH...
DaddiInvasion, Parenting, The NO Judgment Zone

Good Fathers vs The System

June 14, 2019
If you are a parent then you know there are no words that can describe the love you have for...
DaddiInvasion

Daddy Issues

June 14, 2019
When you hear the term “Daddy Issues” do you automatically think of the cliche poor misguided girl who’s fumbling through...
In The News, TRENDING

What’s Going On in Sudan and How We Can Help!

June 14, 2019
The recent news of everything happening in Sudan is absolutely heartbreaking!I'm sure we've all scrolled Instagram and seen posts, or...
stepdad
DaddiInvasion, Love & Relationships, Parenting, StepMommi

Dear Stepdad, Thank you!

June 13, 2019
But, if your family is anything like mine, there was no bond at first sight and the “blending” part of...
I confess!, MommiHood, Parenting, TRENDING

Love Personified

June 13, 2019
I remember one thing that I’ll never forget that I asked him one day when he was walking down the...
DaddiInvasion, Love & Relationships

I Think I Love You More Now….

June 12, 2019
I think I love you more now… I can remember you saying in the hospital as I was in labor,...
Work Life Balance

I’m Taking a Sick Day Dammit!

June 12, 2019
“Families are a blessing and blah blah—", look I don’t need to hear all that. I know how great my...
Love & Relationships, Parenting

Not a Sperm Donor, A Heart Donor

June 11, 2019
Donor (noun) A donor is defined as someone who gives or donates something. Synonyms for a donor include but are...
DaddiInvasion

Tribute to the Black Father

June 10, 2019
In honor of Father’s Day this month, I can’t help but think about the men in my family and how...
In The Community, MommiTips

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 9, 2019
Father’s Day! Fathers Day is just around the corner and the big question is on all of our minds…what do...
Faith, Parenting, Work Life Balance

Perspective

June 9, 2019
I've been consistently thinking on perspectives and outlooks on life, and coincidentally my recent devotionals have had a particular focus...
Education, Faith, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

She doesn’t remember my name…

June 8, 2019
The pain of it is still real today like it just happened. I knew it was coming, I had seen...
Faith, SpiritualMommi, Work Life Balance

Life Interrupted: Inside the Life of a Coach’s Family

June 7, 2019
Hi loves! An interruption is defined as: to cause or make a break in the continuity or uniformity of (a...
Health & Wellness

Fifty five, fit and fab!

June 6, 2019
Where it all started… I grew up in Kingston, Jamaica. I was a track and field athlete in high school...
Love & Relationships

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

June 6, 2019
Today is my and my husband's four year anniversary and I just want to take a moment to gush over...
Health & Wellness, Work Life Balance

HOW TO TELL IF YOU’RE UNMOTIVATED OR JUST TIRED

June 5, 2019
1. Are you overwhelmed because you currently have too much on your plate and are not sure where to start...
In The Community, TRENDING

When They See Us… From A Mom’s Perspective

June 4, 2019
This weekend I sat down with my entire family to watch NetFlix’s “When They See Us”, created by Ms. Ava...
MommiOnTheGo

Summer: Survival, Sanity and Sun!

June 4, 2019
And just like that…we’re walking out of Spring and into Summer! We’re trading in long sleeves for sunnies and tees...
FitMommi

MommiNation #FITCHALLENGE

June 3, 2019
Getting in shape after baby can be really tough especially when you attempt to do it alone! Join the #MommiNationFitChallenge...
SpiritualMommi

Ministry Leader or Mama Bear: The Conflict! (Part 2)

June 2, 2019
  When my son was born, it was a pretty traumatic experience for me. I won’t go into detail here,...
Love & Relationships, TRENDING

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

June 1, 2019
Clearly, I did something wrong! It was apparent that I sent a message that I did not have unconditional love...
Divorce, I confess!

When the D Isn’t Pleasing…Pt II

May 31, 2019
Now ladies, I’m sure we’ve all experienced disappointment and regret a time or two over the course of our lives...
Education, MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting

10 Great Books to Read to Help Prevent the Summer Slide

May 31, 2019
Hallelujah for the summer! If you’re anything like me, you’ve been counting down to the lazy days of summer. Long...
FitMommi, MommiHood, Taking Care of Mommi, Work Life Balance

Emulating the Athlete

May 30, 2019
The ponderer, wonderer, and dreamer in Iyabo started to think deeply… What drives these really fit men and women athletes to...
Education

How to Get Your Child An Athletic College Scholarship

May 30, 2019
Okay friends, if your family is anything like ours, a lot of time goes into plotting and planning your children's...
Health & Wellness

The STD You May Have

May 29, 2019
That’ll get your attention! Now that you’re here, let’s talk about a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that most will encounter...
I confess!, Love & Relationships, Marriage, MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting

My husband & I date other people!

May 29, 2019
You hear it time and time again, put your spouse first. Leave to cleave, yada yada yada and we do...
MommiHair, MommiHood

3 Kids Later: My Nappily Ever After

May 28, 2019
3 Kids Later:  My Nappily Ever After Anyone else remember watching the cult classic, early 2000’s reality tv gem, John...
Education, MommiHood, Parenting, SingleMommi, Work Life Balance, WorkingMommi

Summer Break is Upon Us

May 28, 2019
Another Year Gone I can’t believe this school year is complete! My daughter has just completed another grade, 1st grade...
Cooking

Quick and Easy Breakfast Egg Muffin

May 28, 2019
Since the birth of my second baby girl I find that we eat out and do takeouts more often than...
Faith, SpiritualMommi

Mind Yo Business Sis: A Biblical Perspective

May 26, 2019
Mind yo business?!?That can’t be in the Bible!I know for sure the Lord doesn’t want me to mind my business!...
I confess!, Love & Relationships, TRENDING

Why I Put My Kids In Harm’s Way

May 24, 2019
How could you let this happen? And then I thought about it a bit, and I realized—if I’m being honest—that I...
Education, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

Abortion Laws 2019

May 22, 2019
The pro-life vs pro choice debate has been a long-standing debate that has created division of people in all circles....
In The Community, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

Abortion: A Loaded Conversation

May 22, 2019
Pregnancy Can Be Tough As a mom who spent a little more than a trimester of pregnancy being very sick,...
I confess!, In The Community, TRENDING

Dear Entitled White Alabama Lawmakers,

May 22, 2019
Initially, my plan was to start this open letter by declaring that you are the abortion your mothers should have...
I confess!, In The Community, TRENDING

Grab them by the…

May 22, 2019
“Grab them by the pussy”! Isn’t that what the President of the United States said? So, if that’s what your...
Governor Kay Ivey
I confess!, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

Open Letter To Governor Kay Ivey

May 22, 2019
Dear Governor Kay Ivey,   Did you think in all of your 74 years of living you’d be referred to...
I confess!, TRENDING

24 weeks…

May 22, 2019
I was only 18 It was my freshman year in college. I was running track and extremely in shape.  Every...
Divorce, Faith, I confess!, In The Community, Pregnancy, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

I actually made an appointment for an abortion…

May 22, 2019
Once upon a time… I was a young naive 17-year-old college freshman from the hood of East Orange, walking the...
Health & Wellness, TRENDING

Abortion: One ob/gyn’s perspective

May 22, 2019
I’ve never had an abortion so I can’t say how it feels to be in the position to make that...
Education, I confess!, In The Community, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

The Choice is Hers

May 22, 2019
My Opinion My Choice …I have that right…or I should at least. I have been torn about the abortion issue...
Black Woman looking on thinking it is my body
In The Community, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

It Is My Body, I Should Get To Decide What To Do With It!

May 22, 2019
It is my body, I should get to decide what to do with it! Am I expected to go through...
Pro-Life
I confess!, The NO Judgment Zone, TRENDING

I Am Pro Life

May 22, 2019
I am Pro-Life. Yes, I am. My daughters know this about me. My close friends and family know this about...
Cooking, MommiChef, MommiHood, MommiTV

Cooking with Yolande: Sweet & Tangy BBQ Chicken

May 21, 2019
As moms the responsibility of what everyone is going to eat falls on us most of the time. That can...
I confess!, MommiHood

Why Would You Ask Me That?!

May 21, 2019
“Are you carrying twins?”“Is that a boy?”“Why are you breastfeeding in public?”“Have you seen the study on the negative effects...
I confess!, SexiMommi

Gained a baby lost my sex life

May 20, 2019
I’d be lying if I said becoming a mother hasn’t taken over in all areas of my life. —at work,...
I confess!, MommiHood

Dear Mommies

May 20, 2019
I write this to you because I’ve been hoping that someone would say it to me. Let me start by...
SpiritualMommi

Ministry Leader or Mama Bear: The Conflict!

May 19, 2019
Hey everybody, it’s Joanna! Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope you enjoy learning a little more about...
I confess!, In The Community, MommiHood, The NO Judgment Zone

Black Women: Top 5 things we shouldn’t be “fake” caring about…

May 18, 2019
...
I confess!

Anticipating the D….

May 17, 2019
What do you do when your mind is consumed by one thing and one thing only? No matter how hard...
budget
FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

The B Word

May 17, 2019
The truth is, budget is not a bad word and no matter how wealthy you are, everyone needs a budget....
MommiHood

Interacting vs Occupying Our Kids’ Time

May 17, 2019
This past weekend I took my 20-month-old son to see Sesame Street Live, we were accompanied by one of my...
Education, Finances, FiscalMommi, MommiHood, Parenting

Teaching Kids the Value of Budgeting

May 17, 2019
Unfortunately money doesn’t grow on trees. I really wish it did. Because of this painfully obvious fact, when you have...
MommiHood

We’re Black, But Our Kids are Definitely Irish!

May 16, 2019
We’re Black, But Our Kids are Definitely Irish! If I only had a dollar, no, THREE DOLLARS, for each time...
Health & Wellness

SACRED SPACE

May 16, 2019
Om is a sacred spiritual incantation that signifies the essence of ultimate reality in Hinduism. I had the opportunity to...
Love & Relationships, Marriage

Why I Always Choose My Husband

May 16, 2019
I wrote the original version of this blog back in 2015. As I was transferring my blogs over to the...
Faith, In The Community, MommiHood, Taking Care of Mommi

Our Children Are Our Responsibility…

May 15, 2019
Disclaimer: The details of Maleah Davis’ case are still unraveling so information in this blog may later be proven to...
I confess!

His Death Healed Me

May 15, 2019
His death was the moment when all those emotions I had swept under the rug weren't just creeping out, somebody...
I confess!

My Baby Daddy Died Part 1

May 15, 2019
...
Finances, FiscalMommi

Paying the Toll on the Road to Financial Freedom

May 14, 2019
Financial constraints and bad debt are huge stressors and sleep deprivers for many people. This kind of stress is never...
MommiTV

Bozoma Saint John

May 14, 2019
Bozoma Saint John, Chief Marketing Officer at Endeavor Before previously served as Chief Brand Officer at Uber, Head of Global...
MommiMogul, Work Life Balance, WorkingMommi

Carry Mommi Guilt Up The Corporate Ladder

May 14, 2019
 Mommi, Pamela P.  Mommi, Pamela P. Exactly three months to the day I gave birth, I hightailed my ass back...
In The Community, MommiHood, TRENDING

Mommi Kim K Gets a Pass

May 13, 2019
I gained a new level of respect for Kim Kardashian's parenting.  She understands that even though her kids are biracial,...
Education, Faith, MommiHood, MommiOnTheGo, MommiTips, SingleMommi, SpiritualMommi, Taking Care of Mommi

Mommi, Your Purpose is Magical

May 13, 2019
I’ve been on a journey to finding my purpose. Sure, it sounds like something so simple and obvious but it...
The Day I Became A Mom

The Day I Became A Mom

May 12, 2019
In honor of Mother's Day, our mommies shared their stories of the day they became moms!...
I confess!, MommiHood, MommiMogul, MommiTV

Why I Created MommiNation

May 12, 2019
Everyone says it takes a village to raise a child and they’re so right, but what they aren’t saying is...
MommiHood

Avoiding Mother’s Day Envy

May 12, 2019
Last year, at work I overheard some older ladies talking about what they wanted for Mother’s Day, a woman replied,...
GrandMombassadors, MommiHood

Motherhood: Is it a Life Sentence?

May 11, 2019
I Fell In Love With A Rasta Man! I met my husband in February 1982 I was 19. He was...
MommiMeTime

How I Self Care as a Wife and Mom of Four

May 11, 2019
Hey Mommies, First, the title should be… How I self care as a wife and a mom of 4 who...
Single Mom
MommiHood, SingleMommi

Single Mom: Some Call it a Struggle, I Call it a Blessing

May 10, 2019
Single Mom, I know how it feels to desperately want your child’s father active in their lives. But believe me...
MommiHood

How to be a Motherless Mother

May 10, 2019
Someone told me that I should blog about being a mom without a mother.  First, I thought no one wants...
Did You Know, Working Mommi

Breadwinning Mothers Continue To Be the U.S. Norm

May 10, 2019
Women of color, and black women in particular, have a complex history in relation to work and the institution of...
I confess!

“Open Letter” to dad that most moms can relate to

May 10, 2019
Dear Da-Da, On a scale from 1-10 how relaxed are you? Because me, I’m like a -7. Since we’ve had...
Faith, Parenting, SpiritualMommi, The NO Judgment Zone

The 3 Most Important Lessons We are Teaching our 3 Black Sons

May 9, 2019
If I were to say that being a mom of 3 black boys is easy, I would be lying. I...
Parenting

Mother’s Day Letter to my Little Black Daughters

May 9, 2019
Hello, my little black daughters. What a difference six months makes! My first letter to you was in October of...
7 lessons I've learned in the first year of motherhood
MommiHood, Parenting, SingleMommi

7 Lessons I’ve Learned in the First Year of Motherhood

May 9, 2019
I’ve made it through my first year of motherhood! Sh*t that was fast! The first year as a single mom...
MommiHood

Creating a Morning Routine to Jumpstart Your Day

May 9, 2019
...
CelebrityMommi, Love & Relationships, Marriage, TRENDING

I Ain’t Afraid To Admit I Want To Be Admired Either Ayesha

May 8, 2019
After 4 kids, being with my husband for 3 years and approaching the other side of 35...  I wanna know...
Love & Relationships, Marriage, MommiHood

I Became a Mom and Stopped Being a Wife

May 7, 2019
  When AJ was born we were so in love with this little miracle God had blessed us with. We...
MommiTips

MOTHER’S DAY: Don’t Mess It Up

May 7, 2019
Mothers’ Day is coming up and MommiNation is here to make sure dads DON’T BLOW IT! Of course, we will...
Love & Relationships, Marriage

Boy, Am I Happy I Didn’t Divorce My Husband. 

May 6, 2019
...
Health & Wellness, MommiHood

Healthy Mommi…Healthy Baby After AIDS!

May 6, 2019
Cake, Cake, CAKE...CAKE! (Rihanna Voice) LOL...Noooooow who said that because I was diagnosed with AIDS that I can’t have my...
I confess!, MommiHood, Taking Care of Mommi

Post Baby Body Blues

May 6, 2019
What can I say, it’s an age-old complaint. My postpartum baby body is giving me the blues. I’ve always been...
MommiHood, Parenting, Pregnancy

Bringing Home TRIPLETS!

May 6, 2019
I felt like I waited for this day forever and couldn’t wait to get home, but now the day has...
Fashion

Fun Facts About Shopping On A Budget And My Top 5 Places To Shop For My Family

May 6, 2019
Hey guys… it’s Mama Lewis here with some fun facts about shopping on a budget and my top 5 places...
Health & Wellness

The Diagnosis That Changed My Life.

May 6, 2019
How could I, with my perfect little career, and “perfect” little family, and perfect little appearance not have it all...
CelebrityMommi, TRENDING

Welcome Prince Sussex

May 6, 2019
...
MommiHood

“He’s an Adult, Now What?” 

May 6, 2019
What only feels as if a year has gone by and he's the Oldest of 6, Driving his own car,...
Marriage

F*** it I’ll keep my own last name.

May 5, 2019
  I read this today, and I might receive a lot of backlash for it… But I’m inclined to agree...
MommiHood

Aspirations of Being a Stay at Home Mom!

May 5, 2019
With the weather finally breaking, I’m starting to feel flooded with working mom guilt all over. Working 2 jobs has...
MommiHood, MommiOnTheGo, MommiTips, Taking Care of Mommi

This Isn’t Your Mother’s Spring Break: Or Maybe it Is!

May 5, 2019
Many of you reading this blog may identify yourself as a Millennial parent. And with that title comes quite...
WorkingMommi

Behind Social Media the Life of a MOMpreneur

May 5, 2019
(An actual picture of me being a MOMpreneur. Don’t ask me how I get anything done because I don’t know)...
In The Community, MommiHood, Uncategorized

Trick-or-Treat: Halloween for Millennial Moms

May 5, 2019
Trick-or-Treat: Halloween for Millennials Happy All Hallows’ Eve! What a time for “Trunk or Treating!” (Because, let’s face it, pretty...
Health & Wellness, Pregnancy

This B!@tch I Know Named “HG”

May 5, 2019
HG is a bitch and I apologize for the language but she is, there literally aren’t any other words to...
MommiOnTheGo

MIRACLE AT MIRAVAL

May 5, 2019
...
Beauty

Lash Support

May 4, 2019
LASH SUPPORT Posted on February 24, 2019 by 1mommymd It’s like life support for your lashes! If you’ve followed me for a while...
Health & Wellness

What’s In Your Water?

May 4, 2019
Ideally we could all answer that by saying nothing but good old H20 but we know from the ongoing crisis...
MommiOnTheGo

Travel Blog: Antigua (Part 2)

May 4, 2019
On to more historic sites and must see spots on the drive.   At Betty’s sugar plantation.   The historic Sugar...
MommiOnTheGo, Uncategorized

Travel Blog: Antigua (part 1)

May 4, 2019
Looking for a dreamy vacation in the Caribbean? I may have found the island for you!   Antigua – ‘The...
Love & Relationships

Loneliness in Today’s World

May 4, 2019
...
Love & Relationships

Can you be Unmarried and Happy?

May 4, 2019
...
MommiHood, Uncategorized

Live to Give

May 4, 2019
As we wake up every single day, we are given breath so we can give to others.   Can you...
Education

Importance of Early Literacy

May 4, 2019
By providing age-appropriate books to children at well-child visits from six months to five years of age, Reach Out and...
Education, MommiHood, Parenting

Potty Training 101

May 4, 2019
So here’s the thing, I don’t want to sound like a know it all or anything, but I think after...
MommiHood, Uncategorized

Black Breastfeeding Week Celebration – A Gallery from the Pauls

May 3, 2019
Here’s to Black Breastfeeding Week… In honor of the end of Black Breastfeeding Week, I am sharing a gallery from...
MommiHood

“4th Quarter” Fall Bucket List

May 3, 2019
Happy Fall, y’all from the 3 Paul’s in a pod! Even though the temperatures in South Mississippi don’t reflect it,...
MommiHood

Reasons to Attend Your HBCU or College Homecoming

May 3, 2019
Reasons to Attend Your HBCU or PWI Homecoming For most universities in the South, be it HBCUs or PWIs, I’ve found...
Uncategorized

Fall Fun with the Three Pauls in a Pod

May 3, 2019
Fall Fun with the 3 Pauls in a Pod “It’s so much fun to dress my kids in themed attire...
MommiHood, Uncategorized

Strong Mommy

May 3, 2019
Stability Finances Self Sufficient Quality time Extracurricular activities Food shopping Laundry What’s Eli doing?   Just a snippet of the...
Uncategorized

I didn’t sign up for this

May 3, 2019
Growing up my girlfriends would joke how they could picture my future children. All dolled up with polished hair, bow...
Fashion

All About The Top (& LEGS!)

May 2, 2019
  Hey boo thangs! Tulle and lace aren’t just for special occasions, you know. It’s time to bring the razors...
Fashion

PALM PRINT BABY!

May 2, 2019
Hey Boo Thangs! Why hello there Wednesday, you are looking good to me! I’ve had such an amazing week thus...
Fashion

ALL BLACK 2-PIECE

May 2, 2019
  I’M WEARING: 2 Piece from Femme Luxe, SIMILAR HERE | Handbag XO Mommi LaShoundra...
Parenting

Letter To My Daughter

May 2, 2019
They said I was a failure. They said I would never become more than just average. I knew I had...
Love & Relationships

I Want A Real Good Man

May 2, 2019
I listen to women all the time, talking about how they want a man with a decent job, they want...
MommiHood

Losing My Mind Over Ketchup

May 2, 2019
My ketchup ran out a couple of weeks ago and no matter how many times I’ve stopped by the market...
MommiHood, MommiOnTheGo, MommiTips, Parenting, SingleMommi

I’m Listening

May 1, 2019
Just recently two different people, on two different days, at two different places commented on my Parenting style while observing...
Divorce, MommiHood, Pregnancy, SingleMommi

Divorce, Debt, and Doubt

May 1, 2019
The 3 dreaded “D” words we never want to discuss…but it’s real! No woman wants to admit she’s headed towards...
paying off student loan debt
Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

My Strategy to Paying Off $92,000 of Student Loan Debt

May 1, 2019
Ok, so I know you’re wondering, how do I plan to pay off $92,000 and how long it will take...
SexiMommi

Role Play Landed Me in Real Handcuffs!

May 1, 2019
Many of us are in the same place…constantly trying to find new ways to keep the spice in our relationships...
In The Community, TRENDING

Create A Legacy Now

April 30, 2019
“How?” can we continue his outstanding work, and how can I create a legacy now? Here are just a few...
In The Community

Still Mourning The Murder of Nipsey One Month Later

April 30, 2019
In wake of the passing of Ermias Joseph Asghedom better known as “Nipsey Hussle”, it has us all questioning our...
CelebrityMommi

Thinking of you Lauren London

April 30, 2019
Lauren, Our hearts are still broken for you. As a woman, a wife, a mom. We can’t imagine your pain and...
Beauty, MommiTips

What’s In My Makeup Bag (And what you need in yours)!

April 29, 2019
If you don’t have a makeup bag, who are you? Lol, I kid. Grab one, and get ready to fill...
MommiNation Picks

MommiNation Product Picks!

April 29, 2019
There are always new products coming to the market and we love it but which ones are worth our mommies...
Debt Freedom Workbook
Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

The 30-Day Guide To Debt Freedom Workbook

April 28, 2019
When I began this process, I was clueless about where to start. I listened to podcast, read books, took financial...
MommiMogul, Work Life Balance, WorkingMommi

Let’s not talk about my vagina at work: corporate success & mommi guilt Part 1

April 27, 2019
...
MommiHood

A Letter to All My Little Black Daughters

April 26, 2019
...
MommiHood, MommiTips, MommiToBe

Another Baby After Eight Years – What Was I Thinking?!

April 25, 2019
The bond between my daughter and her stepdad made me less negative to the thought of having another baby after...
MommiTips, Pregnancy

Keeping Your Confidence During Pregnancy

April 25, 2019
Pregnancy is the most beautiful experience you can have as a woman. However, weight gain, hair changes, skin problems, lack...
Finances, FiscalMommi, MommiTips

3 Passive Ways to Save

April 24, 2019
...
I confess!, MommiHood, MommiToBe, Parenting, Pregnancy, The NO Judgment Zone

Career or Kids: The Twins I Almost Chose Not To Have.

April 22, 2019
In 2006 and I was ranked #1 in the world. It was my third year running professionally and everything was...
MommiOnTheGo, TRENDING

MOMMINATION: XONecole Pajamas & Lipstick Recap

April 22, 2019
MommiNation founder, Sanya Richards-Ross, was the special guest for XONecole’s inaugural Pjamamas & Lipstick event! With over 100 attendees, Sanya...
Faith, SpiritualMommi

A Mothers Loss: Losing Jesus

April 21, 2019
Happy Resurrection Sunday everyone! Many of us know the story of Jesus and the significance of his death but have...
Marriage

The Other 4/20 Celebration

April 20, 2019
Getting married on 4/20 was a great decision.  Not sure why but for some reason every anniversary even strangers get...
Health & Wellness

This Dope Mommi Owns A Cannabis Shop!

April 20, 2019
School Daze The scene: At my daughter’s school helping with the school play. The topic: What we do for a...
I confess!, MommiHood, SingleMommi

Women Can’t Raise Men

April 19, 2019
I did not need validation from anyone else. I knew I was doing an amazing job, with or without a...
The Day I Became A Mom

Our First Conversation was NOT Pretty

April 19, 2019
Skylar came into this world in her own time. She was not concerned with the plans that had been made...
The Day I Became A Mom

After This Maybe I Am One and Done

April 18, 2019
Pregnancy was nothing new to me as I made a few poor decisions in my late teens, early twenties that...
The Day I Became A Mom

Not Quite Love At First Sight

April 18, 2019
The day I became a mom is arguably one of the most unorthodox days of my life. For starters, it...
Pregnancy Loss

Losing Shian…

April 18, 2019
In the days following I remember not wanting to wake up. It’s the emptiest feeling in the world, going home,...
Pregnancy Loss

I’m a Mom to Four Angel Babies….

April 18, 2019
The whole pregnancy I was worried. I kept my pregnancy a secret because I was afraid to have another loss...
Mom
The Day I Became A Mom

Becoming A Mom At 19

April 17, 2019
Today is the day, the day I became a mom! They said that today, August 24, 2006 is the day...
The Day I Became A Mom

Delivery Punked Me!

April 17, 2019
The day I became a Mom was nothing like I expected!!! I was fortunate to be in the delivery room...
CelebrityMommi, Faith, MommiHood, Taking Care of Mommi

My ‘Conversations’ with Queen Bey

April 17, 2019
First off, let me say buzz buzz. I am part of the Beyhive! I know how the hive will come...
Love & Relationships, MommiHood, MommiToBe, Parenting

Why Black People don’t adopt but why WE should!

April 16, 2019
Here is the deal! Blacks don’t adopt! Especially when you look at the statistics of our caucasian counterparts. And here...
StepMommi

Not Just A Stepmom

April 15, 2019
In the beginning… I met my husband when our oldest daughter was 7 years old. Yes, I will refer to...
When to end a friendship
Friendship, Love & Relationships

How to Tell when It’s Time to End a Friendship

April 15, 2019
Friendship is a blessing in each of our lives. It is a necessity for living a full and enjoyable...
MommiTips

Getting Kids in the Kitchen

April 15, 2019
Some of my favorite memories with my children involve them helping me in our kitchen. The chopping, stirring, measuring, and...
Health & Wellness, In The Community

Black Maternal Health Week

April 13, 2019
There is a maternal mortality crisis in America and the face of it is black! According to the latest data...
I confess!

The Other Woman

April 12, 2019
It’s 2:00 am, I’m 7 months pregnant and I hear his phone go off. He slowly gets up, checks to...
The Day I Became A Mom

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

April 12, 2019
For most of us we become a mother the day we find out we are pregnant. Our thinking changes. Our...
The Day I Became A Mom

My Natural Childbirth With Twins: Because I’m Extra Like That!

April 12, 2019
My Natural Childbirth With Twins:  Because I’m Extra Like That! The Day(s) I Became a Mom You’re probably going to...
The Day I Became A Mom

What About My Birth Plan?

April 12, 2019
Diaper bag ✔ Newborn clothing (my chunkster never fit into those newborn outfits lol) ✔ Hospital  bag✔ Newborn prep class...
The Day I Became A Mom

No More Pretend Mommi

April 12, 2019
As a kid growing up, I use to love playing with my dolls and pretend I was the mom and...
The Day I Became A Mom

Eviction Day

April 12, 2019
Once my water broke things sped up fast. After changing all my clothes and my bedding, (because that was also...
The Day I Became A Mom

The Day I Became Your Mother: A Letter to my Daughter

April 12, 2019
The day I became your mother, my world changed instantly. I wasn’t ready to be a mother, but I am...
Friendship, MommiHood

My unforeseen best friend, Teresa

April 12, 2019
“Nobody can ever love you like I do. Not because they won’t try, not because you aren’t worthy but because...
MommiTips

I love my babies but I think I love saving money even more…

April 12, 2019
My son Luke will be 6 months soon and it gives me a great sense of mommi pride to know...
The Day I Became A Mom

The Day I Gave Birth is Not the Day I Became a Mom

April 12, 2019
Many women would think of the day they gave birth as the day they became a mom. But, if you’ve...
The Day I Became A Mom

The Day I Was Reborn

April 11, 2019
Let’s rewind to when I first found out I was pregnant. I just moved to Fredericksburg,VA and started working at...
The Day I Became A Mom

The day I became a mother- Adoption Story

April 11, 2019
We decided to adopt our son through the foster care system. I talk a whole lot about that here. For...
The Day I Became A Mom

“Gimme a minute” -My birth story and how I wasn’t ready to hold my babies

April 11, 2019
Was one of the best days of my life; I just didn’t know it yet. I held the very essence...
MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting, The Day I Became A Mom, The NO Judgment Zone

The day(s) I became a Mom…

April 11, 2019
It was surreal, indescribable, it was Magical!Seeing my baby for the first time rocked my world! I couldn't do anything but...
The Day I Became A Mom

The Day the Magic Began…

April 11, 2019
It was surreal, indescribable, it was Magical!Seeing my baby for the first time rocked my world! I couldn't do anything but...
The Day I Became A Mom

The Day I Became A Mom Changed Me

April 11, 2019
I was pregnant with my first child at twenty-three years old and two years into my first marriage. It was...
The Day I Became A Mom

When Nothing Goes As Planned: The Day I Became A Mom

April 11, 2019
I am filled with so many different emotions whenever I reflect on the day that I became a mom. This...
Love & Relationships, Marriage

Ayesha Curry Saved My Marriage!

April 10, 2019
Clicking on it and skimming through the article I came across the part where she does say, “...Just making sure...
Health & Wellness, MommiHood

I’m a Mom…and Four Other Reasons I Need Therapy!

April 10, 2019
THERAPY... for reasons unbeknownst to me, there’s this stigma in the black community that the T word is negative. ...
MommiOnTheGo

The Exploration & Learning Continues Indoors at Conner Prairie

April 9, 2019
We are always looking for fun places to visit with our boys. Not too far from home in Hamilton County...
MommiOnTheGo

Four Places for Action-Packed Indoor Fun in Hamilton County

April 9, 2019
Is your family looking for something fun to do but the weather isn’t cooperating? If you answered yes like our...
MommiOnTheGo

Let Little Imaginations Run Wild At The Muncie Children’s Museum

April 9, 2019
Our recent adventures took us to the Muncie Children’s Museum in Downtown Muncie. This hidden gem provided a day of fun...
FitMommi

NO TIME FOR THE GYM? 3 EXERCISE TIPS FOR BUSY MOMS

April 9, 2019
I don’t have time! I mean… I really don’t have time! So over the years, I have developed ways to...
Education, Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

Your Last Minute Tax Guide

April 9, 2019
As much as we dread April 15th that day comes around every year like clockwork. The moment of truth is...
Parenting

Stop Telling Me How to Discipline My Kids!

April 8, 2019
Ugh! I don’t know what it is about people thinking it’s okay to give their opinions on how to discipline...
The Day I Became A Mom

The Best Gift In Life

April 8, 2019
Finally, the day we had been waiting for was finally here. I thought I would have a natural birth, but...
How to Manage Generational Wealth
Education, Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

Securing our Legacy Part III: Preparing Our Children to Manage Generational wealth

April 8, 2019
Although I did not grow up in poverty, I also wasn’t born into wealth. My husband jokes all the time...
Taking Care of Mommi

Girl! Don’t block your blessings.

April 7, 2019
My mom would say… “don’t block your blessings” meaning that my off shooting hand was literally blocking my own shot!...
I confess!, Love & Relationships, MommiHood, MommiTips, Sex & Relationships, SingleMommi

My Single Mom Dating Struggles…

April 6, 2019
As I consider the idea of dating again, I ask myself, are there any helpful rules or guidelines for dating...
I confess!, The NO Judgment Zone

How Could I Let This Happen: My 2 Year old Said the ‘N’ Word!

April 5, 2019
You know, I was always the type of person that when I heard a child using foul language I’d shake...
Infertility

I Thought My Husband Was the Pull-out King, Turns Out I Have Infertility Issues

April 5, 2019
Throughout my twenties as many of my friends had those “oops” moments and I didn’t, I thought to myself “dang,...
I confess!

The Deadbeat

April 5, 2019
The stereotypical baby daddy. We all know one. If he isn’t yours, he’s your friends or your cousins. You may...
Health & Wellness, MommiHood

Prenatal Depression

April 4, 2019
I had always heard people talk about postpartum depression, but I'd never heard much about prenatal depression. Like many mothers,...
MommiTips

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

April 4, 2019
The Mommi journey is a long one. With a roller coaster of emotions and experiences. Once you find out you're...
MommiHood, MommiMeTime, Parenting, Taking Care of Mommi, The NO Judgment Zone

Girls Trip 2.0

April 3, 2019
She was set on driving in one car together but we couldn't fit both strollers in her car. This...
MommiTV

HOW BRINGING HOME BABY IMPACTED OUR RELATIONSHIPS!

April 3, 2019
Mombassadors Chantae and Sanya share how bringing home babies impacted their marriages! Can you relate?...
Faith, I confess!, MommiHood, SpiritualMommi, Work Life Balance

FROM TRACK STAR TO MOM… FORCED TO ASK MYSELF-WHO AM I?

April 2, 2019
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Faith, I confess!, Love & Relationships, MommiHood

How Love And Marriage Found Me The Second Time Around…

April 2, 2019
Before we go any further, I must let you know after my first marriage failed, finding love and getting married...
I confess!, MommiHood, The NO Judgment Zone

Motherhood Chose Me

April 2, 2019
Heyyyyyyy! Tina checking in! If you follow me on Instagram then you know I’m completely obsessed with my babies. Like...
MommiHood

Helping Kids Deal With Death

April 1, 2019
When someone we love dies, we often lose a little piece of ourselves. While we know death to be inevitable,...
I confess!, In The Community, TRENDING

STOP STEALING OUR #BLACKBOYJOY: A MOM’S PERSPECTIVE ON LOSING NIPSEY HUSSLE

April 1, 2019
Nipsey lived his life the way many of us talk about and fantasize that we would. How cool would it...
MommiTV

THERE IS A MATERNAL MORTALITY CRISIS IN AMERICA…

April 1, 2019
LEARN MORE HERE!...
Health & Wellness, MommiHood

Journey to Discovering Our Child Had Autism Part I: Her Dramatic Entrance

April 1, 2019
Keeping our baby and this issue of blood a secret, we bled heavily for six additional weeks. To our amazement,...
I confess!, The NO Judgment Zone

The Day I Found Out I Was Becoming a Mother I Entered Stage One of Grief…

March 31, 2019
Needless to say, I had a real WTF moment when my period went missing (while on birth control, might I...
The NO Judgment Zone

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

March 30, 2019
ad the first line “because you failed to attend the mandatory court hearing, paternity has been determined” and YOU ARE...
Health & Wellness

Why YOU Should Do A Juice Cleanse

March 29, 2019
I’ve never really watched my weight per se. I have always been able to eat clean, with a treat now...
I confess!, MommiHood, Parenting

My Public Apology to my Brother-in-law! The Mom I Was Sure I Would Be vs. The Mom I Am!

March 29, 2019
I was adamant, confident, borderline obnoxious about the mother I would be and no one heard it more than my...
I confess!, Parenting, StepMommi, The NO Judgment Zone

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

March 29, 2019
YOU DON’T KNOW, WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW I absolutely hate being a step parent! Sound harsh? Hear me out. I...
MommiHood, StepMommi

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

March 29, 2019
It is important to note that this blog is not a generalization of a race as that would neither be...
SexiMommi

3rd wheel, the struggle is real: Trying to find sexy time after kids.

March 29, 2019
The third wheels that bear our last name are always playing interference and they are at the top of their...
MommiHood, MommiMashUp

10 Ways Social Media Has Impacted Our Parenting – MommiNation Mashup

March 28, 2019
I have to actually tell myself don’t record this moment, just be present and enjoy it with my son! There’s...
dear white moms from a black mom
Faith, MommiHood, Parenting, SpiritualMommi

DEAR WHITE MOM’S: WHAT I NEED YOU TO KNOW….

March 28, 2019
Dear White Moms, You are my friends. You are my sisters. We are the same in more ways than we are different, but there are...
TRENDING

Intent Vs. Impact: A Mom’s Take on the College Admissions Scandal

March 27, 2019
Now as a post-college graduate who had to work her ass off to get into college (and grad school),...
MommiHood, Parenting

Why Am I Still Trying to Figure This Parenting Mess Out?

March 27, 2019
All three of my kids are in different sports and activities. Managing a full-time job while being a wife feels...
MultiplesMommi

TRIP-WHERE?!? FROM TWO TO FIVE…PART II

March 26, 2019
After finding out I was pregnant with triplets, so many questions came to mind. I’m 4’11, 125n lbs soaking wet....
MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting

Tips to Help Survive Motherhood

March 26, 2019
It has taken me a little over 13 years and 6 kids to figure out that I don’t have all...
Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

Securing Our Legacy Part II: Generational Wealth

March 25, 2019
We are talking about building wealth, therefore having only one source of income will not cut it. Take all of...
Fitness, Health & Wellness

Water-Logged: 5 Ways I Used Water to Lose the Baby Weight

March 25, 2019
My people, what’s good ?!? I am so glad that we are finally meeting! I’m Chaunte. Some people know me...
Finances, FiscalMommi, Sweet Like Money

My Strategy to Pay Off $92,000 of Student Loan Debt

March 24, 2019
Ok, so I know you’re wondering, how do I plan to pay off $92,000 and how long it will take...
Health & Wellness, MommiHood, MommiOnTheGo, Taking Care of Mommi

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

March 23, 2019
As moms we do not have a lot of (or any) time to ourselves. However, here are a few quick...
Faith, MommiTips, Sex & Relationships, SexiMommi, SpiritualMommi

Wives Should Pray About Sex

March 22, 2019
Wives! We should pray about a sexless marriage every day, and here is why!...
Work Life Balance

Family Goals: The art of Staying on Track and Connected

March 21, 2019
We are all so busy with work, school and the issues of life that sometimes we become distant and it...
Faith, I confess!, MommiHood

A Raisin Almost Got Me Locked Up!

March 21, 2019
Since I have become a mother, I have never felt so inadequate, so consistently unprepared and small. Daily, there are...
Faith, MommiHood, MommiTips, Parenting, Work Life Balance

My biggest leap of faith: Becoming a stay-at-home mom

March 20, 2019
After I prayed this prayer, I was not too thrilled with the answer. I had a deep feeling in...