Posts filed under: TRENDING

Black Women: America’s Punching Bag

  Brother Malcolm said it best, “The most disrespected woman in America, is the Black Woman. The most un-protected person in America is the Black Woman. The most neglected person... Read More

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

Okay Mommies, It’s Friday the 13th and we over here at MommiNation are all thinking about the funny superstitions that we’ve grown up with! Here are our top thirteen: 1.... Read More

Don’t forget to celebrate black workers this Labor Day

Originally posted on Daily Kos Written by: Denise Oliver Velez I remember the first time I saw the photo above. I thought about the hundreds of times I had seen... Read More

The Selfish Reason I Stopped Breastfeeding…

If you’ve been following me and my writing for any length of time you know that I am a proud breastfeeding mama! I mean I was so excited that with... Read More

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

I was at Tori’s open house last night, fighting the Florida heat as well as trying to maneuver the 4000 people that were also attending. As I was standing outside... Read More

#BossMommies at the ElevateHer Crawl

The opportunity to see a room full of passionate, hard-working, and business savvy black women cannot be described in words. As you know, we believe that it takes a Nation... 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

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

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

The Lion King, the first time many of us cried in the movies, fell in love with Africa and learned what Hakuna Matata meant...And just in case you haven't heard... 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

Essence Fest: Girls Trip, No Kids Allowed!

To all of my fellow first time mommies out there, please listen up. Take care of you. Sometimes separation anxiety (for you and baby) and mommy guilt make it hard... Read More

To Kneel or Not To Kneel

I wish people were able to come together to have the same level of conversation about race in America and other sensitive subjects the way we have them in our... Read More

Instagram is Down, But MommiNation is UP!

Well, we're here for you!While you were spending hours on IG, like the rest of us, an exciting new platform launched for black moms, by black moms!MommiNation brings together over... Read More

Black Men Don’t Cheat?

I literally laughed out loud and thought, this is about as true as everyone claiming to be “Living Their Best Life” and we all know just how true that is.... Read More

Juneteenth – A Freedom Celebration

Today, June 19th, is a day commonly known as Juneteenth. Here’s why we should all celebrate and acknowledge it: Some History… President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862... Read More

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

Easing into mommyhood, Sanya Richards-Ross looked into the digital space and noticed a void and a two-fold opportunity: to build a platform that celebrates the entirety of motherhood and womanhood... Read More

The Color Purple: A Father’s Day Tribute!

To My Daddy and his Purple Heart! Hmmmm…..Where do I begin?  Thirty-nine years ago when I was born and I met the most amazing father that any girl could ever... Read More

My Three Dads

It’s unconventional, to say the least, but my three dads all get along fabulously and it makes family events MUCH easier. I’ve seen so many women try to slight the... Read More

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

The recent news of everything happening in Sudan is absolutely heartbreaking!I'm sure we've all scrolled Instagram and seen posts, or we've gotten alerts from CNN and similar news apps but... Read More

Love Personified

I remember one thing that I’ll never forget that I asked him one day when he was walking down the stairs. I said to him “Is it ok if I... Read More

She doesn’t remember my name…

The pain of it is still real today like it just happened. I knew it was coming, I had seen the signs but when my grandmother could no longer remember... Read More

When They See Us… From A Mom’s Perspective

This weekend I sat down with my entire family to watch NetFlix’s “When They See Us”, created by Ms. Ava DuVernay; about the “Central Park 5” bka the “Exonerated 5”.... Read More

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

Clearly, I did something wrong! It was apparent that I sent a message that I did not have unconditional love for her. Maybe she thought I was going to be... Read More

Why I Put My Kids In Harm’s Way

How could you let this happen? And then I thought about it a bit, and I realized—if I’m being honest—that I too have put my children into harm’s way on more... Read More

Abortion Laws 2019

The pro-life vs pro choice debate has been a long-standing debate that has created division of people in all circles. With the recent national news of abortion law changes, this... Read More

Abortion: A Loaded Conversation

Pregnancy Can Be Tough As a mom who spent a little more than a trimester of pregnancy being very sick, I understand how taxing carrying a life can be. As... Read More

Dear Entitled White Alabama Lawmakers,

Initially, my plan was to start this open letter by declaring that you are the abortion your mothers should have had, but I opted not to go that route. Instead,... Read More

Grab them by the…

“Grab them by the pussy”! Isn’t that what the President of the United States said? So, if that’s what your Commander in Chief feels and thinks about women, why wouldn’t... Read More

Open Letter To Governor Kay Ivey

Dear Governor Kay Ivey,   Did you think in all of your 74 years of living you’d be referred to as a misogynist?   Misogyny (/mɪˈsɒdʒɪni/) is the hatred of,... Read More

24 weeks…

I was only 18 It was my freshman year in college. I was running track and extremely in shape.  Every day after track practice, I would pig out. Afterward, I’d... Read More

I actually made an appointment for an abortion…

Once upon a time… I was a young naive 17-year-old college freshman from the hood of East Orange, walking the campus of The College of New Jersey in the suburbs... Read More

Abortion: One ob/gyn’s perspective

I’ve never had an abortion so I can’t say how it feels to be in the position to make that decision. I can say that I’ve counseled hundreds of women... Read More

The Choice is Hers

My Opinion My Choice …I have that right…or I should at least. I have been torn about the abortion issue since the conversation became more mainstream. I’m not political nor... Read More

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

It is my body, I should get to decide what to do with it! Am I expected to go through a pregnancy that resulted from rape or incest? I should... Read More

I Am Pro Life

I am Pro-Life. Yes, I am. My daughters know this about me. My close friends and family know this about me. But please, Pro-Choice backers, do not judge me yet.... Read More

Mommi Kim K Gets a Pass

I gained a new level of respect for Kim Kardashian's parenting.  She understands that even though her kids are biracial, in this society, they are considered black. They are being... Read More

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

After 4 kids, being with my husband for 3 years and approaching the other side of 35...  I wanna know I still got it PERIODT! Now, I’m not out here... Read More

Create A Legacy Now

“How?” can we continue his outstanding work, and how can I create a legacy now? Here are just a few ways you can create a legacy now.... Read More

MOMMINATION: XONecole Pajamas & Lipstick Recap

MommiNation founder, Sanya Richards-Ross, was the special guest for XONecole’s inaugural Pjamamas & Lipstick event! With over 100 attendees, Sanya held court with Necole Kane, Dana Blair and Tracy G... Read More

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

Nipsey lived his life the way many of us talk about and fantasize that we would. How cool would it be to own the building down the street from where... Read More

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

Now as a post-college graduate who had to work her ass off to get into college (and grad school), I have a few things I need to get off... Read More