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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

Best Toys for All Kids Ages 0 to 10

Toys are an enormous source of joy to kids everywhere, and as caring parents, we want the best for our little ones. With all the toys available both in-store... Read More

Best Books for Black and Brown Children

I did not want my baby consumed with books solely filled with cartoon characters, talking animals and people who don’t look like her. I found it important to find books... Read More

Save My Son

So as my OB sat at the edge of my bed once again, he asked had we made a decision. My husband stood next to my bed with a tear... Read More

We On That BullSh*t

An Open Letter to Myself The most dangerous gift in the world is natural talent. You’ve seen it before. It’s the college roommate who partied until 3 AM, never went... 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

Body after Baby

It never fails, you always seem to find yourself pregnant at the same time as someone famous. So, you watch their pregnancy as you are watching your own. They aren’t... 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

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

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

Cooking with Yolande – Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Ingredients: Chicken wings, drumettes, or parts such as legs, thighs, breasts Soy sauce Sea Salt All-purpose seasoning (ie; Season All) Granulated garlic Softened Butter Walkerswood Jerk Seasoning Cooking Instructions: In... Read More

The Magical Journey of Natural Hair

The Struggle My daughter is now 7 years old and since the very beginning the struggle with her hair has been just that….a struggle! Now don’t get me wrong she... Read More

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 focus on fitness? What is your fitness goal? I’ve learned... Read More

Breastfeeding & Sex – The great divide

Breastfeeding, the most beautiful and natural experience that many mothers will have with their little ones. While I’m not here to debate if breast is best, when making the decision... Read More