To all the Karen’s, Becky’s, and Amy’s Out There….This is for You! Dear Karen et al., I know you’re accustomed…

My name is Bella and I am a mom to six kids. Sounds impressive, right? Many people seem to think…

We’d heard about Covid-19. It was all over the news. Early reports of the virus didn’t send me into a…

My Motherhood Journey My motherhood journey started about 5 years ago when I was pregnant with my eldest daughter Jae….

Before my husband and I had ever started trying to conceive, I had already had plenty of conversations with myself as well as external dialogue with my husband about the type of mom I wanted to be. I was on a mission…or maybe a few missions.

A little fun fact about me, I LOVE true crime shows. I literally fall asleep at night to Forensic Files…

Ah, the married life. It’s a wonderful adventure isn’t it? When I was younger I pictured myself meeting the man…

As a child, it didn’t take long for me to realize that Santa wasn’t real. I grew up in South…

It’s the one time of year where many of us go all out for family photos. Our families have been doing this for a few years now and we want to share some tips that we think are extremely helpful when it comes to getting that one shot that gets you your most likes for the year on IG, and sits on grandmas refrigerator for a year!

With the holidays approaching, many of us will be surrounded by family and friends. This is always a good time…

As I was thinking of a title for this blog, I was being inundated by news reports of evidence of…

I’ve had enough of watching cell phone footage and or body cam videos of children assaulted by school resource officers….

First Time Mommi I remember when I became a mom for the first time. Everything was exciting and new. Here…

Anytime I hear about someone I know getting married I’m so excited for them, part of me even envious dare…

I didn’t even think it was possible, but I am having the best sex of my ENTIRE life…after two kids and fourteen years of marriage. How can sex be this good when you have two people with super busy schedules, a needy two year old, and a six year old who still finds a reason to randomly come to your room at 3:00 a.m.?  And where was all this good sex when I was in my twenties with no kids?

As time went on, however, daily sex routines turned into once in a while. Date nights were a thing that happened on occasion and minor disagreements turned into full blown arguments. The signs were there but often times we are blinded by the lust and the “love” that we miss them or sweep them under the rug

I have to be honest with you, when I found out MommiNation was doing a series on love and relationships…

Please stop the Britney song you are playing in your head and let me tell you my story. When J…

My Biggest Blessing Having a baby in 2015 was the biggest blessing I could have ever imagined. It was also…

Y'all might not know this, but it really isn't easy raising kids that are truly woke! A lot of young...

At MommiNation we LOVE a good podcast! If you can’t listen, and we highly suggest you do, here is the…

I was at Tori’s open house last night, fighting the Florida heat as well as trying to maneuver the 4000…

It was probably our longest day in pre-marital counseling. I mean we unearthed some hard truths when we got on...

As a single mommi, I am always looking for ways to entertain my one-year-old daughter. Most days it’s usually just…

It’s that time of year where we take our kids on a little vacation to enjoy summer a bit, away…

Free activities don’t have to be a drag. Keep reading to discover 15 free summer activities for your children. Activities…

I already knew my father was an incredible dad but seeing him as a grandfather has given me even more…

To My Daddy and his Purple Heart! Hmmmm…..Where do I begin?  Thirty-nine years ago when I was born and I…

It’s unconventional, to say the least, but my three dads all get along fabulously and it makes family events MUCH…

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 call you Daddy Jerritt since you aren’t going anywhere soon?”. He said back to me “Do you want to call me that?”. From that point on, I KNEW that I wanted him to be the one I call “Dad” for the rest of my life.

The pain of it is still real today like it just happened. I knew it was coming, I had seen…

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”. The miniseries was released on May 31st and has received a lot of buzz, rightfully so. It was masterfully done and I am so glad that the REAL story has been told.

Hallelujah for the summer! If you’re anything like me, you’ve been counting down to the lazy days of summer. Long…

I was only 18 It was my freshman year in college. I was running track and extremely in shape.  Every…

This past weekend I took my 20-month-old son to see Sesame Street Live, we were accompanied by one of my…

His death was the moment when all those emotions I had swept under the rug weren’t just creeping out, somebody had removed the whole darn rug and they were out in the open. Once I realized what was really going on, I let it ALL out. I was honest about how I felt, I got honest about how my pride was damaged and I finally got real about why it hurt me so much.

I Fell In Love With A Rasta Man! I met my husband in February 1982 I was 19. He was my older brother’s best friend, so he was always around. I never had any intention of dating much less marrying him! He was a soccer star in Jamaica with lots of groupies and children from two previous relationships. He was charming and relentless. Two qualities that proved impossible to turn down.

Dear Da-Da, On a scale from 1-10 how relaxed are you? Because me, I’m like a -7. Since we’ve had…

If I were to say that being a mom of 3 black boys is easy, I would be lying. I…

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, hardworking, and smart!

Throughout my twenties as many of my friends had those “oops” moments and I didn’t, I thought to myself “dang, we don’t have those problems, y’all man need to learn how to pull out!” I’m a lot of things, but dumb isn’t one. Infertility issues were something so foreign to me, I swear the thought never crossed my mind.

I’m Tyrell Gatewood. Shari’s husband. I love everything about MommiNation and I’m happy to be the first guy to do…

Hey Mommies, Have you ever feel like you had everything you wanted in life and your life couldn’t get any…