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End of Summer Activities Before Fall Offically Begins

There are just two weeks left until school starts for my children, and I am going absolutely mad. I have run out of things for the children to do, and... Read More

My Open Letter To My Daughters

Realizing this, I said this year as my daughter turns 10, I wanted to start writing letters to her 2-4 times a year that when she is older she can... Read More

I’m Dreading the Day My Daughter Asks Me Why Her Father Did Not Want Her

I asked my mom the other day, “what am I supposed to tell my daughter whenever she asks me why her father does not want her?” My mom told me... Read More

Ten Things To Do While Pregnant UNAPOLOGETICALLY

You’ve found out you are pregnant, Congratulations… I hope. This news, in most cases, is the most shocking, scary and beautiful news you will receive in your life; at least... Read More

Jamaican Curry Chicken Recipe

MommiNation has you covered for dinner! Try Mommi Roxanne's delicious Jamaican Curry Chicken recipe made with love and spice!... 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

8 Best Techniques to Wean Baby

It’s time to wean your precious child. If you are like I was with my second child, you rejoice at the thought of weaning. If you aren’t,  you are on... Read More

When did breastfeeding become a luxury?

I took a breath to brace myself for any possible negative feedback to come. “Thank you for meeting with me,” my supervisor started. “As you know, we need to go... Read More

Chocolate Milk Needs Chocolate Gear and Chocolate Support

It’s Black Breastfeeding Week and I LOVE Chocolate Milk (that’s what I’ve nicknamed Black Mama’s Liquid Gold). As a four time breastfeeding mama I know that what I wear and... Read More

Coatneys Don’t Quit! My Breastfeeding Journey

While crying and complaining to my husband about the difficulties that came with nursing, he said something to me that he says often. “Coatneys don’t quit!” In my head, I... Read More

I want my breasts back… I think!

Until becoming a mom I never experienced having two intensely opposite emotions about the exact same thing!I absolutely love and hate nursing my now two-year-old son.It’s so bizarre...... Read More

If only breastfeeding came with instructions

From the moment I found out I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to breastfeed. It didn’t take some nurse or doctor to convince me of the benefits, I knew... Read More

The Best Choice For My Baby

Super Mommi I think the greatest thing I’ve done for my Daughter as a baby was breastfeed her for as long as I did. 19 months to be exact, it... Read More

Breastfeeding: Some Slavery Crap?

As I travel the country as a breastfeeding advocate, I am rarely shocked by the comments I receive or the misconceptions people share. Except for the time a Black woman asked... 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

4 Things Every Pregnant Mom Should Know before Breastfeeding…

Originally Posted on TheMillennialMatraichllc.com by Candice   Happy Black Breastfeeding Week Mamas!! I’m so excited that this week exists for us to come together, share knowledge, uplift one another and further... Read More

8 Breastfeeding Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Breastfeeding, while natural, is often difficult. Many problems can creep in and threaten to stop you from breastfeeding. The good news is that virtually every problem that comes along with... Read More

The 411 on Colostrum Harvesting

Colostrum Harvesting or Antenatal Hand Expression is a topic that isn't talked about as much as it should be. So many moms with high risk pregnancy situations are unaware of... Read More