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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

Career or Kids: The Twins I Almost Chose Not To Have.

In 2006 and I was ranked #1 in the world. It was my third year running professionally and everything was going how I envisioned. So many great things happened that... 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

A Mothers Loss: Losing Jesus

Happy Resurrection Sunday everyone! Many of us know the story of Jesus and the significance of his death but have we ever stopped to think of it from Mary’s perspective?... Read More

The Other 4/20 Celebration

Getting married on 4/20 was a great decision.  Not sure why but for some reason every anniversary even strangers get excited and celebrate! ... Read More

This Dope Mommi Owns A Cannabis Shop!

School Daze The scene: At my daughter’s school helping with the school play. The topic: What we do for a living. One mom says she is a full-time mom…that answer... Read More

Women Can’t Raise Men

I did not need validation from anyone else. I knew I was doing an amazing job, with or without a man in the house. My son was respectful, loving, caring,... Read More

Our First Conversation was NOT Pretty

Skylar came into this world in her own time. She was not concerned with the plans that had been made or not made in her preparation.... Read More

After This Maybe I Am One and Done

Pregnancy was nothing new to me as I made a few poor decisions in my late teens, early twenties that resulted in 2 abortions and a miscarriage that would have... Read More

Not Quite Love At First Sight

The day I became a mom is arguably one of the most unorthodox days of my life. For starters, it was the day my life ended. Now obviously I didn’t... Read More

Losing Shian…

In the days following I remember not wanting to wake up. It’s the emptiest feeling in the world, going home, with no baby, after being pregnant. My stomach still... Read More

I’m a Mom to Four Angel Babies….

The whole pregnancy I was worried. I kept my pregnancy a secret because I was afraid to have another loss and I didn’t want to have to explain if we... Read More

Becoming A Mom At 19

Today is the day, the day I became a mom! They said that today, August 24, 2006 is the day that this baby *19-year-old me* would have a baby of... Read More

Delivery Punked Me!

The day I became a Mom was nothing like I expected!!! I was fortunate to be in the delivery room with my sister 6 months prior to giving birth myself... Read More

My ‘Conversations’ with Queen Bey

First off, let me say buzz buzz. I am part of the Beyhive! I know how the hive will come for you as an outsider speaking upon the Queen. So... Read More

Why Black People don’t adopt but why WE should!

Here is the deal! Blacks don’t adopt! Especially when you look at the statistics of our caucasian counterparts. And here is the sad truth! African American children are the largest... Read More

Not Just A Stepmom

In the beginning… I met my husband when our oldest daughter was 7 years old. Yes, I will refer to my oldest as “mine” and “ours” because although I didn’t... Read More

How to Tell when It’s Time to End a Friendship

Friendship is a blessing in each of our lives. It is a necessity for living a full and enjoyable life. We all naturally want to connect with each... Read More