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Why I Gave Myself Permission To Take A Break!

Do you suffer from mom guilt? What about struggling with wanting to vacation, do more for your career, business or...

Emotional Challenges of Raising a Child With Autism

Raising a child with autism comes with a unique set of ups and downs. Beyond the joy and profound love...
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Hot Tips for Making a Strong Cup of Coffee

Mothers out there know that starting the day with a strong cup of coffee can set the tone for success,...
A doula feeling the stomach of a pregnant woman who is sitting on a chair with her husband in the background.

How a Doula Can Help You Navigate Early Motherhood

Entering motherhood is one of life’s most profound transformations. As such, this incredible journey can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially in...
Ways To Show Support for Your Child’s Sports Team

Ways To Show Support for Your Child’s Sports Team

When you sign your child up for a sporting experience, you’re signing yourself up as the number one driver, snack...

Reasons a Hospital Birth Can be the Best Option for You

You’re expecting a baby, and one of the most important decisions you will make is choosing a birth setting that...
Tips for Getting the Most Enjoyment on Your Family Vacation

Tips for Getting the Most Enjoyment on Your Family Vacation

As a Black mother, you want your next family vacation to give your loved ones an escape from the stresses...
Tips for Starting a Side Hustle as a Busy Parent

Tips for Starting a Side Hustle as a Busy Parent

Finding the time to start a side hustle can be a major challenge for most parents. With the hustle and...
How Mothers Can Help Their Daughters Have Fun at Prom

How Mothers Can Help Their Children Have Fun at Prom

Prom night is a milestone event in the quintessential high school experience, and your child is probably eagerly awaiting the...
How To Throw Your Kid’s Birthday Party in Your Apartment

How To Throw Your Kid’s Birthday Party in Your Apartment

Apartment living usually puts space at a premium, but that doesn’t mean you can’t host events in your living space....
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The Beauty and Essence of Being a Black Woman

In a world that often attempts to define beauty within narrow parameters. The essence of being a black woman radiates...
The Importance of Reading Books to Your Baby

The Importance of Reading Books to Your Baby

There’s a quiet, shared intimacy that our words wrap around when we read to our babies. It’s a bond that’s...
Tips for Choosing Godparents for Your Children

Tips for Choosing Godparents for Your Children

Selecting godparents for your child is a significant decision that traverses religious, cultural, and familial landscapes. Godparents play a symbolic...
How To Entertain Your Children During Long Drives

How To Entertain Your Children During Long Drives

For parents, embarking on long car journeys with the kids in tow can bring about a mix of excitement and...
summer Getaways That Are Fun for the Whole Family

Mom’s Ultimate Guide to a Relaxing and Enjoyable Spring Break

Spring break is just around the corner, and as a mom, you might find yourself juggling various responsibilities while trying...
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The Impact of Black Women Entrepreneurs on Motherhood

In recent years, there has been a significant and empowering surge in the presence of Black women entrepreneurs, making their...
A Black mother and Black father co-parenting their children and having fun outside as a family.

Celebrating the Power and Importance of Black Love and Family

In a world filled with diversity and rich cultural tapestry, the significance of Black love and family cannot be overstated....
When Should Kids Start Learning CPR?

Emergency Training: When Should Kids Start Learning CPR?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an essential skill that can save the lives of individuals whose hearts have stopped beating. However,...
Tips for Keeping Toddlers and Infants Safe

Tips for Keeping Toddlers and Infants Safe

As a parent or caregiver for a young child, keeping them safe is paramount. Young children, particularly toddlers and infants,...

What Can You Donate to Childcare Centers?

As a mom, you know how important it is to provide your child with the best care and education. But...
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Guide for Effective Co-Parenting After Divorce

Divorce can be a challenging process, often full of heavy emotions for couples and the children they may have. Once...
5 Reasons To Encourage Your Kids To Paint

5 Reasons To Encourage Your Kids To Paint

As Black mothers, we want to encourage our children’s creativity and watch them grow and flourish. One amazing way to...
Deep fried jerk turkey

Deep Fried Jerk Turkey

In my Caribbean upbringing, turkey wasn’t a traditional part of our holiday celebrations. However, after experiencing the disappointment of dry...

Trinidad Cassava Pone

I remember the days growing up in Trinidad making Trinidad Cassava Pone at Christmas time. It’s a special dessert dear...
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Seafood Gumbo for the Soul

I love me some Gumbo! No seriously! I remember for my 21st birthday I was asked what I wanted for...
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White Wine Cake

The holidays are here and that means that it’s time to eat all types of good food. If you are...
aDelicious Foods To Broaden Your Child’s Taste Buds

Delicious Foods To Broaden Your Child’s Taste Buds

Are you tired of serving your little one the same old predictable dishes at mealtime? You’re not alone! Introducing new...
5 Advantages of Putting a Baby in a Sling

5 Advantages of Putting a Baby in a Sling

Wearing a baby in a sling has gained popularity in recent years, and many Black mothers are gravitating toward this...
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Labor Pain Management: Alternatives Worth Knowing

Pregnancy and childbirth can be one of the most beautiful and empowering experiences in a Black woman’s life. However, it...

Honey Cornbread

Who doesn’t love a good piece of warm cornbread to accompany their meal. If you love cornbread then this honey...
4 Self-Care Tips To Implement During Pregnancy

4 Self-Care Tips To Implement During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful and fulfilling period in a woman’s life, but it can also present a unique set of...

Why Daily Oral Hygiene Habits Are So Important

As a mother, you know that taking proper care of your family’s health is a priority. You cook nutritious meals,...
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Effortless Bonding: 9 Quick Activities for Busy Moms and Kids

In today’s world, many moms are striving to create a meaningful legacy for their children. As busy moms, we often...
Aisha Conquering Hyperthyroidism:Journey to Self-Discovery & Improved Health

Conquering Hyperthyroidism:Journey to Self-Discovery & Improved Health

In today’s blog, I want to share my personal journey and triumph with conquering hyperthyroidism: My Journey to Self-Discovery and...
Rainy-Day Activities To Do at Home With the Family

Rainy-Day Activities To Do at Home With the Family

Are you stuck inside on a rainy day? Whether you enjoy the moody weather or would much prefer some sun,...
Surprising Things You May Not Know About Pregnancy

Surprising Things You May Not Know About Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a miraculous journey filled with anticipation, excitement, and unexpected twists and turns. While most people know the basic...
How To Create a Shared Bedroom for Big Sibling and Baby

How To Create a Shared Bedroom for Big Sibling and Baby

Welcoming a new addition to the family can be one of the most exciting times for a mother. It brings...
5 Ways You Can Limit Your Child’s Screen Time

5 Ways You Can Limit Your Child’s Screen Time

Somewhere along the line, as a mom, you might have discovered that managing your child’s screen time can be an...
Oxtails

Jamaican Curry Oxtail Recipe

While cooler weather is amongst us it often brings on the cravings for more comfort food. If this is you...
Surprising Ways Your Body Changes During Pregnancy

Surprising Ways Your Body Changes During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a miraculous journey that brings joy, excitement, and of course, countless bodily changes. While most women know about...
4 Ways To Get Your Kids Outside This Fall

4 Ways To Get Your Kids Outside This Fall

While most of life happens inside, getting outside is good for all of us. Getting outside can strengthen our immune...
How Parents Can Support Their Child With Autism

How Parents Can Support Their Child With Autism

As parents, supporting a child diagnosed with autism can feel overwhelming, yet it’s critical to remember that every child is...
4 Effective Ways To Encourage Teens To Volunteer

4 Effective Ways To Encourage Teens To Volunteer

Volunteer work can play an important role in shaping a teenager’s character. Your child can give back to their community,...
5 Benefits of Taking Your Kid to the Grocery Store

5 Benefits of Taking Your Child to the Grocery Store

ay alWhen you think about going to the grocery store, you may like to go alone since it allows you...
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The Fight To Save More Black Moms

The United States has a disproportionate number of adverse pregnancy outcomes for black women. This includes maternal mortality, which is...
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Natural Remedies to Keep Kids Healthy as They Head Back to School

The back-to-school season is an exciting time for both children and parents. However, it also brings with it the concern...
5 Tips for Helping Your Child Avoid Injuries While Playing

5 Tips for Helping Your Child Avoid Injuries While Playing

When your child is little, it’s only natural that they will want to engage in boisterous, lively play. But sometimes,...

NO STORYLINES HERE…. Just real life and my journey to baby number 2!

I wasn’t sure this day would ever come.  I wasn’t sure I had the capacity to be a Mommi of...
Kid-Friendly Desserts To Serve at a Pool Party

Kid-Friendly Desserts To Serve at a Pool Party

Summer is in full swing, the sun is gracing us with its warm glow, and the kids are eager to...
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Back to School Prep: Tips to Get Ready For School

As summer break draws to a close, it’s time for parents and kids to gear up for another exciting school...
How To Prepare for Having Your First Baby

How To Prepare for Having Your First Baby

Pregnancy is an exciting and life-changing event. It’s a precious time for self-discovery and togetherness with your partner. When expecting...
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How Moms Can Prevent Burnout and Thrive

Motherhood is a beautiful journey filled with love, joy, and fulfillment. However, it can also be incredibly demanding, leaving many...
Shannon

Nothing Happens By Chance

Have you ever had a moment where you really did not understand why something was happening to you? You start...
6 Tips To Protect Your Teen When They Start Driving

6 Tips To Protect Your Teen When They Start Driving

Your baby is about to start driving! While you can’t be right by their side in the passenger seat all...
EDUCATIONAL summer break ideas.

Engaging Educational Activities for Summer Break

As moms we often have a love/hate relationship with summer break. We love break that comes with the daily task...

Embracing Submissiveness in Modern Times

In today’s modern society, the concept of being a submissive wife can often be misunderstood or even met with resistance....
Fun Birthday Party Ideas for Children With Autism

Fun Birthday Party Ideas for Children With Autism

Birthdays are perfect for over-the-top celebrations and fun with the ones you love. When celebrating your child, you want to...
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Summer Travel Tips for Families

Summer is just around the corner and that means new travel adventures for all! My daughter gets out of school...
Beneficial Extracurriculars To Get Your Child Involved In

Beneficial Extracurriculars To Get Your Child Involved In

Enrolling kids in extracurricular activities can be a great way to help boost their self-esteem. It can also get them...
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Navigating the Early Stages of Pregnancy

As a first time mom this is an incredibly exciting time in your life! You may have a lot of...
Tips for Creating a Birth Plan for Your First Baby

Tips for Creating a Birth Plan for Your First Baby

Congratulations, mama! You’re preparing for pregnancy or labor and delivery, and it’s time to think about your birth visions and...
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When Did You Fall In Love With Motherhood?

Hi, my name is Kendra, and when did I fall in love with motherhood? It was on the day my...
Ways To Entertain Your Kids on Summer Break

Ways To Entertain Your Kids on Summer Break

Summer break is fun for children, but it can be stressful for you. Planning activities and keeping up with your...
Effective Tips for Organizing Your Refrigerator

Effective Tips for Organizing Your Refrigerator

A messy fridge makes preparing meals in the kitchen much more difficult, so consider organizing the items in your refrigerator....

Do you provide maternal care?

Do you provide maternal care? We want to support and promote YOU!!   Our number 1 goal is to become...

Black Maternal Health Week Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to the Black Maternal Health Week Block Party!   As we kick off this special event we want to...
How To Prepare for Your Child’s High School Graduation

How To Prepare for Your Child’s High School Graduation

Your child’s high school graduation is an important milestone you should celebrate. Graduating from high school marks the end of...
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Why Should I Hire A Doula?

If you are an expecting mom, you’re probably wondering what are the next steps into your pregnancy journey and wondering...
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Your Period – A Vital Health Sign

In addition to its well-known purpose of letting you know if you’re pregnant, your period can actually provide some helpful...

Easter Brunch Ingredient List

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Tips for Successfully Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is such a wonderful experience with so many benefits for both mom and baby. However, breastfeeding is not always...
Autism Awareness Month

Friends How Many of Us Have Them? 6 Ways to Support a Mommi with a Special Needs Child

My Testimony Friends how many of us have them. Friendship to me isn’t about how much we talk, but instead...

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

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

Finding My Community!!

Growing up with a big family I always had a huge support system. I grew up in the islands of...
Activities That Help Teenagers With Autism Socialize

Activities That Help Teenagers With Autism Socialize

It seems like just yesterday, you were taking your baby home from the hospital. Now they’re asking you for lunch...
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Cauliflower Fried Rice

Do you love fried rice but want a healthier version? Well come on and make some Cauliflower fried rice with...
Finding Balance: Tips for Being a Work-From-Home Mom

Finding Balance: Tips for Being a Work-From-Home Mom

Being a mom while working from home is no easy task. The pressure to juggle both can be overwhelming and...
Berrylicious Chia Pudding

Berrylicious Chia Pudding

Looking for a healthy option that is fun to the taste buds?! Well…Here you go! I got the most quick...

PLANTED OR BURIED

Looking back as my daughter is about to be a year old, I’m realizing that the seed “that’s me” a...
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Curry Chickpeas: “A taste of Tobago”

Chickpeas is a legume and is also called garbanzo beans. They are high in protein and found in most Middle...
How Can Parents Help Their Children Learn Healthy Habits?

How Can Parents Help Their Children Learn Healthy Habits?

Parents guide their children and help them navigate the world. Kids need assistance to grow their interests and various skills....
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My Journey To The Finish Line

“Runners to your marks. Get Set. Goooo!” Motherhood truly feels like a marathon at times. Life is the track, full...
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How Consistency Changed My Fitness And Mindset Goals

In 2020 I gave birth to my second child. Like every mommi, I wanted that snap back and I wanted...
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Autism Don’t Stop the Travel

Creating memories with my husband, Ramon and our three boys, Jeremiah (13 years), Jonathan (9 years) and Jaxon (3 years)...
Ways To Ensure Your Teen Driver Is Safe on the Road

Ways To Ensure Your Teen Driver Is Safe on the Road

As parents, watching your children grow from crawling to walking to driving can be a bittersweet feeling. You’ve done all...
Ways To Improve Your Child’s Motor Skills

Ways To Improve Your Child’s Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills are essential to our everyday life. We use them for every finely tuned movement, from gaming to...
The Role of a Quality Breastfeeding Pillow

The Role of a Quality Breastfeeding Pillow

There are many challenges a Black mother will face when her breastfeeding journey begins. One of the most common difficulties...
Charitable Activities You Can Do With Your Family

Charitable Activities You Can Do With Your Family

One great way to lead the charge for change in your community is by participating in charitable activities with your...
Why Is Fostering Independence Important in Your Child

Why Is Fostering Independence Important in Your Child

As a parent, it’s hard to let go and let your child become more independent. It’s frightening because you don’t...

Los Angeles Chapter Meet Up

  Los Angeles Chapter Meet Up We’re hosting a brunch for the Los Angeles Chapter Meet Up!! We encourage you...

Raleigh Chapter Meet up

  Raleigh Chapter Meet up We’re hosting a brunch focused on mental wellness for the Raleigh Chapter Meet up!! We...

Ft. Lauderdale Chapter Meet up

 Ft. Lauderdale Chapter Meet up We’re hosting a sunrise beach wellness session for the Ft. Lauderdale Chapter Meet up!! We...

Atlanta Chapter Meet Up

We’re hosting a Skate-a-thon for the Atlanta Chapter Meet Up!! We encourage you to become a mombassadors. You can sign...
Illness vs. Constipation: When To Worry About Your Baby

Illness vs Constipation: When To Worry About Your Baby

Babies bring joy to your life from the moment they enter the world. However, there are times when their appetite...

5 Tips for a Healthy and Relaxing Pregnancy

You feel the excitement of becoming a new mother. Your skin is glowing throughout your pregnancy. But as you make...
Fun Activities To Improve Your Children’s Gross Motor Skills

Fun Activities To Improve Your Children’s Gross Motor Skills

Gross motor skills are the unsung heroes that give us the abilities we don’t give more than a second thought...
3 Ways To Encourage Your Child’s Compassion

3 Ways To Encourage Your Child’s Compassion

Compassion is the quality of being sensitive to other people’s pain and misfortune. When you nurture your child’s compassion, you...
4 Signs That Your Child Is Bored in School

4 Signs That Your Child Is Bored in School

A smidge of boredom has never hurt anybody, but if your child is chronically bored in school, it can negatively...
EDUCATIONAL summer break ideas.

Tips for Keeping Playtime Engaging for Kids

We all know that children are bundles of energy that never seem to run out of steam. While their energy...
How To Prepare Hyperactive Kids for Learning

How To Prepare Hyperactive Kids for Learning

According to recent studies, ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is more common among Black children than their white and Latino peers. However,...

Why Pediatric Dental Care Is Important

The earlier your child is seen by a dentist, the better it is for their teeth for the rest of...
Crockpot Hot Chocolate

Crockpot Hot Chocolate

It’s the holiday season so you know what that means…. The family is coming over or there is a holiday...
Helpful Advice for Parents of a Child With Autism

Safe Toys and Gifts for Children

December is here, and Christmas is near. As we prepare for the holidays and gift-giving, we also have to keep...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Holiday Gift Guide 2022 Hey Mommi! Have you finished shopping yet? Girl, have you even started?! I know I haven’t...
Gifting Made Easy: Clever Gift Ideas for Science-Loving Kids

6 Ways To Enjoy The Holidays On A Budget 

  6 Ways To Enjoy The Holidays On A Budget    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Isn’t...

Ways To Keep Your Household Organized All Week

Being the momager of your household can be overwhelming at times. Although it’s wonderful seeing the little ones you love...
How To Help Your Child With Autism Overcome Picky Eating

How To Help Your Child With Autism Overcome Picky Eating

It’s common for young children to be picky eaters, but if you have a child with autism, you may experience...
Tips To Protect Your Toddler at the Playground

Tips To Protect Your Toddler at the Playground

It’s a parent’s instinct to protect their child to the best of their ability. When your children want to play...
summer Getaways That Are Fun for the Whole Family

Winter Getaways That Are Fun for the Whole Family

As we gear up for the holidays, you and your family should enjoy winter by embracing or escaping the cold...
3 Ways To Protect Your Baby From the Flu

3 Ways To Protect Your Baby From the Flu

Caring for a newborn is hard work, but we know you can do it! We believe in you! Take a...

Play Should Be For All!

Did you know this is the least active generation in history? I mean, I’m sure it comes as no surprise,...
Things You Should Know About Thumb-Sucking

Things You Should Know About Thumb-Sucking

Did you know that around 75 percent of infants will suck their fingers in the first year of their life?...

Silence After Loss

Silence after loss looks like: Sitting in your clouded mind and all things just seems blanked out from your memory,...
The Perfect Pregnancy Self-Care Saturday

The Perfect Pregnancy Self-Care Saturday

Pregnancy is a beautiful journey where you learn many new things about your body, along with cravings, emotions, and dreams!...
The Best Winter Vacation Destinations for Families

The Best Winter Vacation Destinations for Families

Summer isn’t the only time to go on vacation. Winter travel is popular, too. This year, plan something for the...
MommiNation Brunch

MomminNation Brunch Recap; Why I Chose MommiNation

Have you ever experienced a natural high of good emotions, that you can’t seem to explain or even understand? Well...
Tips for Enjoying a Virtual Fitness Class

Tips for Enjoying a Virtual Fitness Class

For many moms, it’s easy for personal fitness to take a back seat to all the other responsibilities and concerns...
7 tips for traveling with children

7 Tips for Traveling With Children

The thought of traveling with children can bring great anxiety to some people, especially if you are traveling by airplane....
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Nourishing Foods To Try When Trying To Conceive

You will hear a lot of talk about what you can and can’t eat while pregnant. But what about what...
Top Ways To Keep Your Baby Happy and Healthy

Top Ways To Keep Your Baby Happy and Healthy

The day your baby joins the world, everything changes. Your entire focus becomes making your precious child happy and guaranteeing...
Parent Approved: Guide To Decorating Your Child's Room

Parent Approved: Guide To Decorating Your Child’s Room

Your bedroom is a safe space where you can make time for yourself. With this Parent Approved: Guide To Decorating...
Easy Ways To Give Back During the Holidays

Easy Ways To Give Back During the Holidays

After the hustle and bustle of Halloween and Thanksgiving, mothers are ready for a break, but thanks to December, it’s...
Outdoor Activities To Do in Georgia This Winter

Outdoor Activities To Do in Georgia This Winter

Many people can get cabin fever when winter rolls around. As it gets chillier outside there’s still plenty to do...
Jamaican Chicken Noodle Soup for the Soul

Jamaican Chicken Noodle Soup for Soul

It’s officially Fall! Which calls for Jamaican Chicken Noodle Soup for the Soul! The air is crisp, so it’s time...
How To Start An Online Clothing Store At Home In 5 Steps.

How To Start An Online Clothing Store At Home In 5 Steps

How to start an online clothing store at home in 5 steps has become very attainable due to the versatility...
Engaging Academic Studies To Teach Your Children at Home

Engaging Academic Studies To Teach Your Children at Home

Children will absorb lots of information during the school day, but school isn’t the only place children can learn. Parents...
How To Help Your Child Adjust After a Move

How To Help Your Child Adjust After a Move

Most people do not enjoy huge life changes, and this is especially true for children. It is easy to sympathize...
Hobbies That Help Improve Childhood Development

Hobbies That Help Improve Childhood Development

Childhood is a time when children develop and grow the most out of any other time in their lives. They...
The Basics of Baby Skincare Every Parent Should Know

The Basics of Baby Skincare Every Parent Should Know

Babies are prone to certain skin conditions, including dry skin, dandruff, eczema, and even baby acne. During this time, their...
What To Do When There’s a Shortage in Baby Formula

What To Do When There’s a Shortage in Baby Formula

For months now, we’ve experienced a national shortage in baby formula. Situations like these cause fear, stress, and anxiety for...
4 Ways To Teach Kids Financial Responsibility

4 Ways To Teach Kids Financial Responsibility

What do you do when your child asks for $200 cash? Like many parents, you’re probably unsure of how to...
4 Ways To Raise Your Baby on an Organic Lifestyle

4 Ways To Raise Your Baby on an Organic Lifestyle

Raising kids as a Black mother in today’s society is no easy feat. Social and institutional issues affect Black mothers...
How To Help Children Cope With a Parent’s Deployment

How To Help Children Cope With a Parent’s Deployment

When a military service member is in the family, it’s easy for the whole family to experience the effects of...
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Fun Smoothies for the Whole Family

Fun Smoothies for the Whole Family Morning off to a rough start? Have no idea of what to make for...
How To Manage Your Child’s Allergies at School

How To Manage Your Child’s Allergies at School

As the school year begins, it’s time to start preparing your child (and yourself) for school. This includes getting back...

Kale Smoothie Recipe

Kale Smoothie Recipe Getting your kids to eat their vegetables can be tricky sometimes! One day they like carrots, the...
5 Facts About Scoliosis Every Parent Should Know

Easy Ways To Improve Flexibility in Your Children

As a parent, you want to do what’s best for your children. Part of this is making sure they’re healthy,...
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Family Love Saved My Life

FAMILY LOVE SAVED MY LIFE So why do I say family love saved my life? What does that even mean,...

How many kids does it take to be considered a real mom?

Becoming a mom is a huge responsibility and as a mother yourself, I would think you would be the first...
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How I Became a Cow!

How I became a cow As Black Breastfeeding Week begins, and especially after learning that so many of my Mommination...
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Embracing Joy

Embracing Joy These past few weeks, I have had difficulty embracing joy. I knew I walked into that new place...
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Sports Mommi Essentials: A Track Mom’s Guide

Sports Mommi Essentials: A Track Mom’s Guide The job of a mom is the most important job in the world,...
How To Design a Nursery for a Small Room

How To Design a Nursery for a Small Room

  You do not necessarily need a large bedroom to build a nursery—some couples may even utilize an oversized closet...
mental health wellness

It’s Time to Get Unstuck!

It’s Time to Get Unstuck! How to find resilience and use lifestyle medicine to manage your mood How are you...
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Smack Yo Mommi Spicy Shrimp & Grits

Smack Yo Mommi Spicy Shrimp & Grits In my opinion, a bowl of Shrimp and Grits is comfort food at...

Sisters: Thank You Skeletons for Coming Out the Closet

Sisters: Thank You Skeletons for Coming Out the Closet Many families have “stories” that aren’t ever shared. We call them...
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Berry Oatmeal (No Sugar)

Berry Oatmeal (No Sugar) Berry Oatmeal has become a breakfast staple for my family. It is easy to prepare and...
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How To Support Different Learning Styles

Students learn in various ways: from imaginary play (visual learning) to listening to a teacher speak (auditory). These four learning...
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Creative Ways To Keep Preschoolers Active and Busy

Preschool is the time when a child is around 3 to 5 years of age and when their brains experience...
Simple Ways To Teach Kids To Be Eco-friendly

Simple Ways To Teach Kids To Be Eco-friendly

We all share this beautiful world—people, plants, and animals—so we have to take care of it to keep our planet...
What Is Sensory Integration, and Why Is It Important?

What Is Sensory Integration, and Why Is It Important?

As your child grows, they learn the skills needed to interact with their environments. From social interaction to emotional reactions,...
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Need a break? Take that Staycation!

Outside is back open: It is expensive though! Are you familiar with all the gems your city and state have...

Top Five Reasons We Need A Black Breastfeeding Week

Black Breastfeeding Week was created because for over 40 years there has been a gaping racial disparity in breastfeeding rates....
Fun Educational Activities for Children With Autism

Fun Educational Activities for Children With Autism

Summer break is wrapping up, and it’s almost time to begin the rigorous school year again. For most children, summer...

Fit Mommies Move with Nike

We are extremely excited to incorporate the Nike (M)ove Like a Mother workouts into our Fit Mommi Challenge starting August...
The Benefits of Team Sports for the Entire Family

The Benefits of Team Sports for the Entire Family

There are numerous benefits of team sports for the entire family. From encouraging communication and connectedness to building confidence and...
The Best Reasons for Siblings To Share a Room

The Best Reasons for Siblings To Share a Room

In the past, American children often shared bedrooms with their siblings because of space restrictions. But now, many parents choose...
How To Spot Behavior Changes in Your Toddler

How To Spot Behavior Changes in Your Toddler

You love your toddler and want to know that the little person you’re raising is happy, healthy, and growing up...
Tips for Helping Your Teen Buy Their First Car

Tips for Helping Your Teen Buy Their First Car

A memorable moment for any mother is seeing their teen gain freedom and independence through purchasing their first vehicle. And...
Sleep Tips for Babies and Young Children on Vacation

Sleep Tips for Babies and Young Children on Vacation

Whether you see your next family vacation as a time for relaxation or an opportunity for adventure, you can make...
4 Vital Questions To Ask Before Buying Baby Clothes

4 Vital Questions To Ask Before Buying Baby Clothes

Purchasing new outfits for your newborn is a fun experience for any parent. From the cute colors and designs to...
Ways New Parents Can Bond With Their Newborn

Ways New Parents Can Bond With Their Newborn

There might be times when it’s hard to bond with a newborn. It’s sometimes difficult for new parents, including mothers,...
Dangerous Household Items You Need To Be Careful With

Dangerous Household Items You Need To Be Careful With

Living in today’s world is full of challenges. It gets hotter every year, grocery store prices are rising, and you’re...

Life with Fibroids: Pain to Power

Life with Fibroids: Pain to Power I find myself pausing often and staring at my children in a daze sometimes…still...
Roe

Putting The Roe Reversal in Context

PUTTING THE ROE REVERSAL IN CONTEXT MommiNation talks with lawyer and political scientist, Dr. Nikol Alexander-Floyd about how to put...
5 Best Methods To Soothe a Teething Baby

5 Best Methods To Soothe a Teething Baby

Teething is an uncomfortable time for your little one, and this period often comes with a lot of crying and...
Roe

What Does the Roe Reversal Mean for Black Women?

What Does the Roe Reversal Mean for Black Women? MommiNation sat down with lawyer and political scientist, Dr. Nikol Alexander-Floyd...
What To Do With the Clothes Your Children Have Outgrown

What To Do With the Clothes Your Children Have Outgrown

As a parent of growing children, you will experience an ample amount of outgrown clothing. When your kids can no...
Best Ways To Reduce Stress While Pregnant

Best Ways To Reduce Stress While Pregnant

One of the most common feelings you may experience while expecting is stress. Stressing about your baby, worrying about life’s...
Home Ec at Home: Life and Home Skills To Teach Your Teen

Home Ec at Home: Life and Home Skills To Teach Your Teen

We all want to equip our teens for the real world before they move out. Here are a few skills...
The Best Ways To Spend a Family Fun Night

The Best Ways To Spend a Family Fun Night

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The Pros of Opening an IRA Account for a Child

The Pros of Opening an IRA Account for a Child

In our family, we try to pass down important knowledge, wise lessons, delicious recipes, and engaging stories. The tradition of...
Tips for Staying Comfortable During a Home Birth

Tips for Staying Comfortable During a Home Birth

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The Best Ways To Implement a Routine for Your Newborn

The Best Ways To Implement a Routine for Your Newborn

All children need structure and routine, but babies need it the most, especially newborns. They are, after all, new to...
6 Dos and Don’ts of Hosting a Baby Shower

6 Dos and Don’ts of Hosting a Baby Shower

Preparing a baby shower for a loved one takes thoughtfulness and diligent planning. You are in charge of ensuring this...
How To Know if Your Child Needs Oxygen Therapy

How To Know if Your Child Needs Oxygen Therapy

There are different sicknesses and illnesses that could cause your child to need oxygen therapy. If your child hasn’t been...
Tips for Hosting a Successful Family Cookout

Tips for Hosting a Successful Family Cookout

With summertime coming in hot, it’s time to start up the outdoor cookouts again. Firing up the grill and enjoying...

Resources on how and where to find formula

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Helpful Advice for Parents of a Child With Autism

Helpful Advice for Parents of a Child With Autism

Every parent wants to be the best they can be for their children, and when you’re parenting a child with...

Therapy for Black Girls: Protecting our Mental Health

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6 Outdoor Summer Activities for Toddlers

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Simple Ways To Make Your Daily Chores Faster

Simple Ways To Make Your Daily Chores Faster

Adulting is hard! Keeping up with housework, is a chore in itself. It would be nice if you got help...
An Introduction to Plant-Based Eating for Kids

An Introduction to Plant-Based Eating for Kids

Plant-based eating is a way of eating that relies primarily on plant food sources. Many people choose to eat this...
Signs That Your Child Might Feel Overwhelmed

Signs That Your Child Might Feel Overwhelmed

Our children are sensitive tiny humans with as many emotions as a full-grown adult, if not more. However, they don’t...
Tasty Meals: Fun Dinner Ideas for the Whole Family

Tasty Meals: Fun Dinner Ideas for the Whole Family

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Nutrition-Dense Foods Your Growing Child Needs

Nutrition-Dense Foods Your Growing Child Needs

Nutrition-dense foods provide a strong foundation As your children develop, they need the right fuel for learning and growth. They’ll...
Early Start: How To Prepare Toddlers for College

Early Start: How To Prepare Toddlers for College

The path to college is full of obstacles and inequalities, so it takes a lot of work to achieve the...

Easy Teacher Appreciation Gifts

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Mommi Moments in May

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What does Mommi want for Mother’s Day?

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Top Surprising Benefits Of Filtered Water

Top Surprising Benefits Of Filtered Water

Water is essential for our survival. 70% of our bodies are made up of water, which is bound in our...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month Mommination strives to bring awareness to our audience during the month of April and...
Quick and Healthy Meal Ideas for Toddlers

Quick and Healthy Meal Ideas for Toddlers

While raising little ones is a blessing, it can also be a constant pull on your time and energy. We...
3 Tips for Planning Your Next Family Vacation

3 Tips for Planning Your Next Family Vacation

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It’s the Aroma for Me: My Kitchen, The Happy Spot

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Is Your Secret, Secretly Killing You?!

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Black Maternal Health Week: A conversation with Dr. Pamela Brug, MD, MS

For Black Maternal Health Week MommiNation sat down with board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Pamela Brug, MD, MS, to talk about maternal...

Black Maternal Health Week

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How To Reupholster a Chair for Beginners

How To Reupholster a Chair for Beginners

Don’t let stains and rips force you to throw your beautiful chairs out; learn how to bring old chairs back...

Easy Fashion Tips for Busy Moms: A Helpful Guide

Being fashionable doesn’t need to take up all your time. Buy a few staple pieces and accessories that you can...
What To Know Before Buying Your Child a Pet

What To Know Before Buying Your Child a Pet

Pets of all kinds are fun to have in your home. They can teach your child responsibility and help with...
Fact vs. Fiction: The Most Common Pregnancy Myths

Fact vs. Fiction: The Most Common Pregnancy Myths

One of life’s biggest miracles is the gift of having life growing inside of you. The entire pregnancy and childbirth...

A Puzzle with Innumerable Pieces: An Autism Mommi’s Journey Thus Far

Queen amongst Kings… I heard a quote that resonated with me, and it said, “A mother is a son’s first...
5 Tips for Preventing Common Childhood Illnesses

5 Tips for Preventing Common Childhood Illnesses

Knowing the common childhood illnesses is the first step to preventing them. Children are more susceptible to viruses and infections...

My Fitness Journey

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Early Childhood Education

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How I Landed My Dream Job

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Curry Coconut Jackfruit

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Living with Endometriosis

Nothing worked I can remember it so clearly. Being in middle school and finding out I got my period. The...
Nursery Organization Tips for New Parents

Nursery Organization Tips for New Parents

It seems slightly intimidating to plan the nursery, especially as a new parent. You have parent-friends who give you advice...

A Childless Mother

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Women’s History Month: Six Ways to Celebrate as a Black Woman

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A Tale of Two Pregnancies

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Tips for Moving to Seattle With Your Children

Tips for Moving to Seattle With Your Children

When the opportunity comes to move to a new home in Seattle, Washington, it can feel exciting. The chance to...

Who’s Happily Retired, Raise Your Hand!

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Mombassador Chapter Meet up RSVP

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World Social Justice Day-Formal Employment and Equal Pay

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Strawberry and Blueberry Overnight Oats-Simple Recipe

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natural remedies to keep kids healthy

Who Said Learning Can’t Be Fun?

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Centering Relationships in Sexual Wellness (Part 3)

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Claiming Our Right to Pleasure

February is a time when we think about love, sensuality, and sexuality. MommiNation sat down for a conversation about sexual...

Shedding the Shame: Embracing the Beauty of Black Women’s Sexuality

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My Journey to Motherhood was NOT Pretty and Bright

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Work Life Balance: Is There Really Such a Thing?

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As for me and my household, we choose to be vaccinated

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Human Trafficking-Why You Should Stay Tuned into Your Teens & Tweens

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Touch Not My Annointed Ones

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Ways to advocate for an ambitious learning environment for your child

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5 Tips on Hosting a Spa Day Party for Kids

5 Tips on Hosting a Spa Day Party for Kids

Spa days aren’t exclusive to adults. Kids can enjoy some TLC while hanging out with their friends, too. If you’re...

Grief Work: A conversation about Grief Therapy with Dr. Nyasha Grayman (Part 2)

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Understanding Grief: A Conversation with Dr. Nyasha Grayman (Part 1)

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Ready, Set, Build Your Mom Tribe

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Moving Beyond Talk about Good Food and Bad food: A Conversation with Dr. Ashante Reese

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How the Fit Mommi Challenge Ruined Me

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Simple Tips for Making Healthier Desserts

Simple Tips for Making Healthier Desserts

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The Best Natural Hair Care Tips for the Whole Year

The Best Natural Hair Care Tips for the Whole Year

Being a mother requires everything you have; energy, patience, and understanding. Your strength does so much, and sometimes, you put...
Helpful Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers

Helpful Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers

Being a parent of a teen driver can give you so much anxiety when you worry about their safety and...
Fun Activities To Help You Bond With Your Adult Children

Fun Activities To Help You Bond With Your Adult Children

There’s nothing more rewarding than watching your kids grow into well-adjusted adults. However, growing up means they depend on you...
Why Your Child Might Be Struggling in College

Why Your Child Might Be Struggling in College

When parents send their kids off to college, they hope they will enjoy their time away, explore a new setting,...
Simple Design Tips for Updating Your Child’s Bedroom

Simple Design Tips for Updating Your Child’s Bedroom

As your child gets older, their tastes change. Maybe they loved rainbows and fire trucks when they were smaller, but...

Growing Our Hope in the New Year

Our quest for hope The new year is a time of hope and possibilities. That is true of all beginnings....
The Best Ways To Protect Your Child’s Health

The Best Ways To Protect Your Child’s Health

For parents, the number one priority is the health and well-being of their children so that they can grow into...

Working for Food Justice: A conversation with Ashanté Reese

Food and nutrition are political issues. MommiNation sat down with award-winning author, Dr. Ashante Reese, to talk about the politics...

Yueltide Yoga-Finding Time to Relax During the Holidays

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Fun Things To Do With Your Kids During School Breaks

Fun Things To Do With Your Kids During School Breaks

Spring, summer, and winter too: school breaks mean bored kids. But there are multiple activities you can do with your...
How To Help Your Teen Feel Less Stressed

How To Help Your Teen Feel Less Stressed

Raising a child in today’s world is no easy task, and finding ways to increase their quality of life can...

Four Reasons Why ‘Jingle Jangle’ Provides the Light We All Need

Fun for the entire family Gather the whole family, make some cups of hot cocoa, and watch Netflix’s Jingle Jangle:...
Best Ways To Support a Child in the Hospital

Best Ways To Support a Child in the Hospital

It may not be easy to be a Black mother today, but something no parent wants to experience is their...

Reasons You Should Check Your Child for Signs of Scoliosis

Being a mom means wearing multiple hats, and one of them is doctor. The reasons you should check your child...
Fun and Engaging Playtime Activities for Toddlers

Fun and Engaging Playtime Activities for Toddlers

Keeping your toddler preoccupied can be a challenge for even the most experienced parents. Finding the right project or game...

Innermission – Everything I Never Knew I Needed

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Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Sensory Bin for Kids

Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Sensory Bin for Kids

Sensory bins are staples in learning that introduce your children to different sights and textures. These bins provide children with...

How To Encourage Kids To Stop Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a common habit among young children. However, it can become a problem as they get older. Thumb...

Best Turkey Brine Recipe

My family and I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s not a cultural tradition of ours. While we don’t take part in...
Ways To Encourage Your Child To Donate to Charity

Ways To Encourage Your Child To Donate to Charity

Donating to charity is a great way to give back, and everyone should lend a helping hand when they can....
How To Prepare for an At-Home Water Birth

How To Prepare for an At-Home Water Birth

There isn’t a more intimate experience than having a home birth. Laboring at home allows mothers to relax in a...
Ways To Motivate Your Child To Do Better in School

Ways To Motivate Your Child To Do Better in School

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” and we...
Gifting Made Easy: Clever Gift Ideas for Science-Loving Kids

Gifting Made Easy: Clever Gift Ideas for Science-Loving Kids

Whether you need a holiday gift or something for your child’s upcoming birthday, nothing beats tailoring the present to their...

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Shopping List

While writing this blog I realized, Thanksgiving is a lot of work for those of us who cook and host!...
The Benefits of Technology and Child Development

The Benefits of Technology and Child Development

Technology has never been easier to use than in modern society. It helps determine the daily schedule of every user,...
How You Can Plan Your Child’s Birthday Party

How You Can Plan Your Child’s Birthday Party

For most children, their birthday party is the highlight of their year. They get to be with all their friends,...

Orange Glazed Salmon Recipe

Try this Orange Glazed Salmon recipe it is all that and a whole lot more. It is super simple, delicious...
Ways To Encourage Your Kids To Practice Oral Hygiene

Ways To Encourage Your Kids To Practice Oral Hygiene

Getting your kids to consistently brush their teeth and practice good dental habits is difficult but absolutely paramount to establish...
What You Should Know Before Buying Your Kid a Ride-On Car

What You Should Know Before Buying Your Kid a Ride-On Car

Christmas may still be a couple of months away, but when it comes to more expensive presents that you want...

Tips for Finding the Best Clothes for Your Kids

Clothes shopping with the kids can sometimes feel tedious and time-consuming. Worse yet, when the kids hit a growth spurt,...
Benefits of Eating Dinner Together as a Family

Benefits of Eating Dinner Together as a Family

There was once a time where families, and even neighbors, regularly ate meals together. These days, that’s becoming less and...
Space-Saving Tips for When You Have a Newborn

Space-Saving Tips for When You Have a Newborn

When managing life as a new parent, we know it can become difficult to save space. To help improve your...
Ways To Encourage Child Brain Development

Ways To Encourage Child Brain Development

Children’s brains develop quickly. Therefore, it’s essential to keep your child stimulated. Although stimulation methods vary, we have a list...

Save a Life, Sex your husband!

We can't deny our husbands sex. They need it! They want it! They can't live without it! And although we...
The 3 Benefits of Sports Glasses for Kids

The 3 Benefits of Sports Glasses for Kids

For many kids, sports glasses are the perfect solution to help them stay involved in activities. Whether they play soccer,...

Benefits of Kids Learning a Second Language

With the world becoming more and more interconnected, communicating with others is more crucial than ever. There are nearly endless...
How To Plan Ahead for the Future Health of Your Baby

How To Plan Ahead for the Future Health of Your Baby

It’s never too late to start making plans to protect your baby’s health and achieve better outcomes in your new...

Healthy Spinach Salad

Healthy spinach salad!...
How to raise money smart kids

How To Raise Money Smart Kids

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Fall Fashion Series – My Take on Mom Style

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Morning Woes Ever have one of those days where you felt like you repeated yourself over and over again? Did...

Taco Egg Rolls Recipe

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

October is breast cancer awareness month and it’s hard to find someone who hasn’t be affected directly or indirectly by...

I’m Sure It’s Nothing…

Or so I thought…Let me take you back to the moment in time where absolutely nothing changed my life forever....
Have a Fun and Safe Halloween With Your Kids This Year

Have a Fun and Safe Halloween With Your Kids This Year

It’s hard to believe that October is already here. You know what that means: Halloween is fast approaching. Since the...

Touching my boobs saved my life

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Pregnancy After Loss: 3 Unexpected Ways I Changed

Pregnancy after our miscarriage was full of so many mixed emotions. Being pregnant for the second time was a completely...
Jamaican Plantain Oats Porridge Recipe by Roxanne Cowans

Jamaican Plantain Oats Porridge Recipe

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This Mommi is keeping her love for fashion alive

This post is sponsored by Nordstrom.  You can find out more about Nordstrom Styling Services HERE! I always thought my...

What About My Birth Plan?

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I’m Listening

Just recently two different people, on two different days, at two different places commented on my Parenting style while observing...

My Fitness Journey: Living with Lupus

My Achilles heel I’ve always exercised, but I was never consistent. I started strong for the first couple of weeks,...

Jamaican Curry Chicken Recipe

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

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

10 Ways to Grow Your Hair Back Fast After Postpartum Shedding

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 Finding My Way back from Low Confidence

Where my story begins I’ll start my story when I had to move to my grandmother’s house after my parents...

My Son Is My Fitness Motivation

Everyone begins their fitness journey with a motivator and a goal. What is your fitness motivation? What pushes you to...

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

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Pan Seared Salmon in Lemon Cream Sauce

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5 Self-Care Tips for the Busy-Body

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

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Let’s Go Back To School!

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Make lasting memories with your family in Lake Erie Shores & Islands

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Website Design Application

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How to Talk to Your Husband About Your Dreams

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The Ultimate Prize is Sisterhood

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Fitness Over Balance: How Striving for Fitness in Life Can Help Us on the Path Towards Continual Progression

Every so often I like to sit down and evaluate where I am at in my life.  I take a...

A Journey of Wellness

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A Journey of a Lifetime

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Delicious Hamburger Steaks!!

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Roadtrip Essentials

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Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken Pizza

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Mommy Emergency Car Kit Tips

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Cooking with Yolande – Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze

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