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


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...

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

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...

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


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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…...

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   The other day Lil Dre asked me if he was a mistake. I said absolutely not! You were...

14 Little Ways to Encourage Kindness

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

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...

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


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

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...

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...

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...

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


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

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
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 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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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

August 31, 2019

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...

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...

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: 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...

4 Things Every Pregnant Mom Should Know before Breastfeeding…

August 28, 2019
Originally Posted on 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...

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: 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...

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


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

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

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...

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,...
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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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 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...
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...

“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...

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...

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...
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...

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


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


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...

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...


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

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...
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....

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...

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


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...

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
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

MOTHER’S DAY: Don’t Mess It Up

May 7, 2019
Mothers’ Day i