Posts filed under: MommiTips

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

Originally posted: HerLifeSparkles.com Yay, the kids are headed back to school. No more snacking uncontrollably, drinking all the juice or toys all over the house. Let’s pause the excitement for... Read More

Meal Planning 101

It’s that time of year again! Summer is slowing coming to an end and it’s time to get our kids back on a schedule. I don’t know about you, but... Read More

Confession of a First Time Mommi: Baby Blues

I’m A Mommi Looking back at an old Facebook post that I made prior to giving birth now makes me laugh hysterically and even cringe a bit. See, I’m coming... Read More

ElevateHer 2019

Black Women our Power is our Influence If you attended the XoNecole ElevateHer Crawl then I am almost certain you’re still full from the inspiring experience! There is nothing like... Read More

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

Are you ready for a getaway? A kid-free getaway? Would you like to know how to travel without your kids and soak up some much needed baecay time?... Read More

MommiNation’s 25 Baby Registry Must-Haves

Creating your baby registry can be fun and exciting, or it can be a huge frustration. In many cases, soon after we mommies jump into the deep sea of baby... Read More

Love Your MommiBod Swimsuit

We're encouraging and empowering every mom to love yourself inside and out! So join us as we celebrate our Mommi bodies by emailing us today, July 26, 2019 a photo... Read More

Practice Self-Love to Become an Even Better Parent

Embracing self-love is one of the best ways to become a better parent. Originally posted on Psychology Today Day in and day out, deadlines, schedules, financial pressures, and social demands... Read More

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

We’ve just wrapped up a successful fitness challenge here at MommiNation. It has been amazing seeing all the beautiful mommies get serious about their health. As moms I know the... Read More

My 2019 Kid Friendly Summer Bucket List

As a single mommi, I am always looking for ways to entertain my one-year-old daughter. Most days it’s usually just me and her around the house lounging but this summer... Read More

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

For those who’ve been living under a rock, we’ll break down this entire movement for you! A Hot Girl Summer is a call to action to secure the bag, have... Read More

Unexpected Family Friendly Travel Spot… Miami!

It’s that time of year where we take our kids on a little vacation to enjoy summer a bit, away from home. Unexpectedly this year, I ran into passport issues... Read More

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

How committed are you to the goals you set in January? 2020 is in 6 months, what have you accomplished? I'm here to encourage you to finish the year strong.... Read More

5 Tips to Consider for Summer Camps

Let the Summer Fun Begin Summa Summa Tiiiime!!!!…. And here comes all the flyers, emails, and newsletters for all the variety of summer camps for the kiddos to have a... Read More

Life After Divorce

Divorce is something you will never forget, no matter how hard you try to, at first life is a whirlwind. There's a lot of adjusting and a lot of worrying... Read More

Beat The Heat: 5 Ways to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Although it is possible to prevent hot car deaths, kids are still dying in hot cars at an alarming rate. According to a Forbes article, 2018 was the deadliest year... Read More

15 Free Summer Activities For Kids

Free activities don’t have to be a drag. Keep reading to discover 15 free summer activities for your children. Activities for All Kids (0 – 10 Years Old) Get Soaked–... Read More

The Real Truth of “Having it All”

I had bought into the dream of literally having it all at every moment of the day, and I was the one who suffered the most from that illusion. It is practically... Read More

My 12-Year-Old is Dating

I don’t know what happens in 7th grade, but apparently that is when hormones start to rage. Let me preface this by assuring you that when it comes to dating,... Read More

Two under Two

Two under Two My Sister and I are the best of friends. We are 15 months apart and grew up very close. I always wanted the same for my kids... Read More

Motherhood; No Experience Necessary

The excitement that I was to become a mom for the first time settled in quickly. I read nearly every self help book on motherhood I could find. What to Expect... Read More

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

Although my boys have gone swimming many times, they had never taken swim lessons before and I found myself feeling afraid anytime we went to the pool and they swam... Read More

5 ways I’m teaching my daughter to ❤ herself

Truth be told I never saw myself having daughters 👀 I know… My prayer was always for a son. When I found out my 1st born was a boy I... Read More

10 Fun Things to do this Summer

School’s out for the summer!! If you’re following this blog (thank you by the way) you know that we’re a big family. Party of 8 coming through! Having such a... Read More

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day! Fathers Day is just around the corner and the big question is on all of our minds…what do I get the men I love?  Every Father’s Day I... Read More

10 Great Books to Read to Help Prevent the Summer Slide

Hallelujah for the summer! If you’re anything like me, you’ve been counting down to the lazy days of summer. Long gone are the days of waking up early and following... Read More

My husband & I date other people!

You hear it time and time again, put your spouse first. Leave to cleave, yada yada yada and we do put each other first. However, we also understand the importance... Read More

Mommi, Your Purpose is Magical

I’ve been on a journey to finding my purpose. Sure, it sounds like something so simple and obvious but it isn’t. It’s actually a life changer. I think it would... Read More

MOTHER’S DAY: Don’t Mess It Up

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

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 the burden, as our generation is widely criticized as being... Read More

I’m Listening

Just recently two different people, on two different days, at two different places commented on my Parenting style while observing me and my daughters dynamics. I felt it was something... Read More

After Labor, Now What?

The feeling of bringing a child into the world is an indescribable feeling, and cannot be compared to anything else in life. It's almost unreal, supernatural, simply magical! To feel... Read More

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

If you don’t have a makeup bag, who are you? Lol, I kid. Grab one, and get ready to fill it with these goodies! ... Read More

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

The bond between my daughter and her stepdad made me less negative to the thought of having another baby after eight years.... Read More

Keeping Your Confidence During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the most beautiful experience you can have as a woman. However, weight gain, hair changes, skin problems, lack of sleep, etc... will have you feeling anything but beautiful.... Read More

Getting Kids in the Kitchen

Some of my favorite memories with my children involve them helping me in our kitchen. The chopping, stirring, measuring, and mixing, just brings back the best memories for me. I... Read More

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

My son Luke will be 6 months soon and it gives me a great sense of mommi pride to know that we haven’t had to run to the store for... Read More

The day(s) I became a Mom…

It was surreal, indescribable, it was Magical!Seeing my baby for the first time rocked my world! I couldn't do anything but scream and cry, she was perfect! I couldn't believe she... Read More

My Single Mom Dating Struggles…

As I consider the idea of dating again, I ask myself, are there any helpful rules or guidelines for dating as a single mom? In all honesty, I was never... Read More

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

The Mommi journey is a long one. With a roller coaster of emotions and experiences. Once you find out you're pregnant I suggest joining the Mommination approved What To Expect... Read More

Tips to Help Survive Motherhood

It has taken me a little over 13 years and 6 kids to figure out that I don’t have all of the answers for the many obstacles motherhood has thrown... Read More

Wives Should Pray About Sex

Wives! We should pray about a sexless marriage every day, and here is why!... Read More

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

After I prayed this prayer, I was not too thrilled with the answer. I had a deep feeling in my gut that it was best to stay home. I... Read More

Mommy Emergency Car Kit Tips

With the winter months upon us, now is the perfect time to create an Emergency Kit for your cars! As a mommy of 4 all under the age of 10,... Read More