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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....
Nourishing Foods To Try When Trying To Conceive

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...
fun smoothie recipes

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,...
family

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...
how i became a cow

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...
embracing joy

Embracing Joy

Embracing Joy These past few weeks, I have had difficulty embracing joy. I knew I walked into that new place...
sports

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...
spicy shrimp and grits

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...
berryoatmeal

Berry Oatmeal (No Sugar)

Berry Oatmeal (No Sugar) Berry Oatmeal has become a breakfast staple for my family. It is easy to prepare and...
learning styles

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...
creative ways to keep a toddler busy

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,...
staycation

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

As a black mother, spending time together as a family is one of the most important things you can do...
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

  You might feel more comfortable during a home birth because the attention of every healthcare professional within the home...
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

Your baby has to eat! Whether you are breastfeeding parent or a formula feeding parent, your baby has got to...
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

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mommies cannot pour from an empty cup. Let’s walk through how we can fill...

6 Outdoor Summer Activities for Toddlers

Temperatures are rising, and the summer months are just around the corner.  Get outside and get some fresh air. Try...
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

Tasty Meals: Fun Dinner Ideas for the Whole Family Dinner doesn’t always have to feel like a chore. Create new...
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

May 2nd-May 6th is Teacher Appreciation Week! “Teaching is a Work of Heart”: Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week! Teaching is one...

Mommi Moments in May

May is Mommi month! Have you made your plans yet? Mommination collaborated with several Mommi Influencers to compile a comprehensive...

What does Mommi want for Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is May 8th! Have you bought your gifts yet? Mommination recently polled our audience to find out what...
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

At long last, we might have a legitimate summer this year. The past two summers have been less than stellar...

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

It’s the Aroma for Me: My Kitchen, The Happy Spot For as long as I’ve been in the kitchen, I...

Is Your Secret, Secretly Killing You?!

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We had a few contributors who were very brave to share their stories with...

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

There is a maternal mortality crisis in America and the face of it is black! According to the latest data from...
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

My Fitness Journey I love working out, but I would be bored, I joined gyms, but I was never really...

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education As I reflect on my early childhood learning, my daughters’ stages of development as well as my...

How I Landed My Dream Job

Where it all began Tech is not a space where you find plenty of black women so let me give...

Curry Coconut Jackfruit

Curry Coconut Jackfruit On my journey of trying to find a healthier option, I decided to try jackfruit to eliminate...

Living with Endometriosis

Nothing worked I can remember it so clearly. Being in middle school and finding out I got my period. The...
Why Spring Is the Best Time of Year To Repaint Your House

Why Spring Is the Best Time of Year To Repaint Your House

As with many materials used to build a house, the exterior paint doesn’t last forever. Even the best house paint...
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

A childless mother “You’re so motherly. I’m surprised you don’t have kids.” “When are you gonna have kids? You don’t...

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

March is Women’s History Month! As Black History Month comes to a close, the celebration continues. Ladies, grab your crowns,...

A Tale of Two Pregnancies

They say no two situations are the same … whoever “they” are is right! Pregnant with my second child and...

Gal, That One Ain’t Yours!

My family My six brothers, one sister, my mom, and my dad all stayed busy doing their own thing. We...
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!

My name is Vicki and I am happily retired! I had worked for the federal government for thirty-eight years and...

World Social Justice Day-Formal Employment and Equal Pay

World Social Justice Day February 20, 2022 is World Social Justice Day! Every year since 2009, this day has been...

Still loading…and that’s ok

Still loading This is my fourth time doing the Mommination FitMommi Challenge.  I talk myself out of joining every time....

Strawberry and Blueberry Overnight Oats-Simple Recipe

Breakfast Recipe (Keep it Simple) -Strawberry and Blueberry overnight oats                   Just...

Fitish Mommi and Proud!

The good old days! My body has changed from that of the 17-year-old young girl in high school. As a...

Who Said Learning Can’t Be Fun?

YEAH—I’M STILL HAVING FUN It’s been almost 25 years and I’m still in love with what I do. TEACH!!! Every...

Centering Relationships in Sexual Wellness (Part 3)

For the month of February MommiNation concludes our conversations about love, sensuality, and sexuality with reproductive justice activists Brittany Brathwaite,...

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

Shedding the Shame: Embracing the Beauty of Black Women’s Sexuality For the month of February MommiNation continues our conversations about...

My Journey to Motherhood was NOT Pretty and Bright

My Journey to Motherhood was NOT Pretty and Bright Where do I begin? Let’s go all the way all the...

Work Life Balance: Is There Really Such a Thing?

Work Life Balance: Is There Really Such a Thing? In the corporate world the term Work Life Balance floats around...

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

Surviving COVID-19 in 2020 I remember the surreal moment when I received a phone after taking a rapid COVID-19 test,...

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

Human Trafficking – Why You Should Stay Tuned Into Your Teens & Tweens January is National Human Trafficking Awareness and...

Touch Not My Annointed Ones

“Touch not my Anointed one…” Ever since I was a little girl growing up in the Caribbean, I always knew...

Ways to advocate for an ambitious learning environment for your child

What is tracking? We all want to believe that schools are doing all they can to ensure our children thrive...
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)

Grief Work: A conversation about Grief Therapy with Dr. Nyasha Grayman (Part 2) MommiNation continues its conversation with grief and...

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

Loss is an experience we will all have. MommiNation sat down with Dr. Nyasha Grayman, a bereavement therapist, to talk...

Ready, Set, Build Your Mom Tribe

The fear of being alone Track season has officially started but it takes on a whole new meaning when you’re...

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

Moving Beyond Talk about Good and Bad Food: A Conversation with Dr. Ashante Reese MommiNation: In the quest to get...

How the Fit Mommi Challenge Ruined Me

The Fit Mommi Challenged Ruined Me… Where do I begin? Well, as I think back over the last three Fit...
Simple Tips for Making Healthier Desserts

Simple Tips for Making Healthier Desserts

Who doesn’t love a good dessert? It’s tasty and satisfies a sweet tooth. However, desserts are often too sugary or...
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

We’re halfway through December and for many of us that means preparing for and celebrating the end-of-year holidays. Hanukkah is...
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

Where do I start?! I guess I can start at what is Innermission. Innermission was created by 2 former Victoria’s...
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

How To Raise Money Smart Kids   It is back to school and most of us including myself have made...

Fall Fashion Series – My Take on Mom Style

Sponsored by Zappos Why does “mom style” get a bad rap? Why do people hear that term and think frumpy,...
Morning

Mommi Hacks

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

Taco Egg Rolls Recipe

“Its Taco Tuesssdayyy!!” Hearing Lebron say that every Tuesday would get me so hyped for tacos! We love mexican food...

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

Now that I have your attention, let me confirm that you did not read that title wrong. Touching my boobs...

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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