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Am I Ruining My Kids?

I know, I know, it’s the age-old question that every mom deals with. “Am I ruining my kids?” I have yet to meet a mom that feels like they have... Read More

Healthy Lifestyle: 4 Ways To Remain Consistent

NEVER MISS A MONDAY!!! Lord, it’s Monday. Not today, Satan! (hits snooze and rolls back over) WOOT WOOT! WORKOUT WEDNESDAY!!! Hump Day can holla at me later! IT’S FITNESS FRIDAY!!!... Read More

Cooking with Yolande – Take-Out Orange Chicken at Home

 I decided to try my hand at making that famous take-out orange chicken maybe 10 years ago for a few reasons. 1. I wanted white meat, not that sometimes strangely... Read More

Cooking with Yolande – Quick and Easy Fried Rice

There are recipes that call for “plain” steamed rice to allow the protein of the meal to shine. Usually things with lots of sauce or gravy like curry chicken, stir... Read More

The L You’re Afraid To Take

At MommiNation we LOVE a good podcast! If you can’t listen, and we highly suggest you do, here is the corresponding blog for you! Thanks, Mommi Tierra Hi Loves, welcome... Read More

Black Women Need Therapy Too.

Seeking treatment is no admission to any mental illness if anything it’s an admission to wanting more for yourself.... Read More

The Big D Word

Yes, I said The D… But I don’t mean anything about man parts, I’m talking about depression. The word that we don’t want to talk about. How do we as... Read More

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That: 5 Things to Consider Before Dating a Single Mom

Picture this, a mom… on her grind, working hard to support her kid(s), making sure they are taken care of while still trying to figure out whatever it is that... 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

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