Posts tagged with: mommination

Dear White People: Will You Stand Up For Me?

I am scared that my son will go on his morning run and not come back. I’m scared to let my teenager do normal teenage boy things like go to... Read More

Securing the Mask!

In the event of decompression, an oxygen mask will automatically appear in front of you. To start the flow of oxygen, pull the mask towards you. Place it firmly over... Read More

How To Be A Cool Mom

Cool mom is not an oxymoron. That’s right, but you will not have 100% of both worlds. You have to be comfortable not knowing everything. This is obviously still a... Read More

#ThatMommi

Alright Mommies, I have a confession….now judge me all you want, but I tend to keep things a little too real, (like all the way 💯, I’m talkin above a... Read More

Mommi on a Mission: My Motherhood Journey

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... Read More

Everything Was Stacked Against Me: COVID-19 Pregnancy

IN THE BEGINNING The first time I gave birth, in 2017, I was joyfully ignorant to all of the issues surrounding black women and our disproportionate death rate during childbirth.... Read More

2020 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

We have officially entered the week of Mother’s Day (even though we believe that every day is Mommi’s Day). If you’re anything like us, with all craziness and uncertainty resulting... Read More

Surviving C-Sections: The Ugly Truth About the Unknowns of Childbirth

My first pregnancy was my “ignorance is bliss” chapter. I was only 23, so none of my close friends had babies yet. My mom was the only person I knew... Read More

My dream destination wedding canceled due to COVID-19

In January of 2019 we decided to book our wedding at the beautiful Moon Palace Resort in Ochos Rios, Jamaica! Neither of us have ever been to Jamaica, so we... Read More

Taco Egg Rolls Recipe

“Its Taco Tuesssdayyy!!” Hearing Lebron say that every Tuesday would get me so hyped for tacos! We love mexican food in my house but since we aren’t able to just... Read More

Funfetti Waffle

Who doesn’t love waffles in the morning?!? Check out my strawberry strudel waffle recipe and please tag me when you prepare it or send me a note if you enjoyed... Read More

How COVID19 Can Impact Your Motherhood Experience In a Good Way!

by Rocquel of  OurMommySpace Let me guess you’re sitting in your living room binge-watching all of your favorite shows, your kids are running through all of the snacks in the... Read More

Mommi Madness: Finding Balance

In my life right now I am juggling more roles than I have ever juggled, and sometimes I feel like I drop more balls than I keep in the air.... Read More

It’s 2020 and my boobs are finally free!

It’s the first day of the new decade and my boobs are finally free! My breastfeeding journey Nobody could have told me 2 years and four months ago that I... Read More

Save a Life, Sex your husband!

We can't deny our husbands sex. They need it! They want it! They can't live without it! And although we may never fully understand the depth of it, it's real.... Read More

Foreplay…Who Really Needs It?

For the majority of my life, I was of the mindset that it was okay to bypass all the romantic music, push pass the passionate kisses, kill the corny candles... Read More

The Trump Impeachment Scandal

We know, like us, you're probably wondering what's the latest on all the Trump stuff?Well, there's a whistleblower who has put President Trump in a really tough position and here's... Read More

Protecting Our Black Children In Predominately White Spaces

More Money More Problems? There’s a saying that the more money you get, the more problems you have.  It’s one of those sayings that has become a part of accepted... 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

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

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

Top Five Reasons We Need A Black Breastfeeding Week

Black Breastfeeding Week was created because for over 40 years there has been a gaping racial disparity in breastfeeding rates. The most recent CDC data show that 75% of white... Read More

School is starting and I’m NOT mad about it…

I was at Tori’s open house last night, fighting the Florida heat as well as trying to maneuver the 4000 people that were also attending. As I was standing outside... Read More

Confession of a First Time Mommi: Baby Blues

I’m A Mommi Looking back at an old Facebook post that I made prior to giving birth now makes me laugh hysterically and even cringe a bit. See, I’m coming... Read More

My 2019 Kid Friendly Summer Bucket List

As a single mommi, I am always looking for ways to entertain my one-year-old daughter. Most days it’s usually just me and her around the house lounging but this summer... Read More

Unexpected Family Friendly Travel Spot… Miami!

It’s that time of year where we take our kids on a little vacation to enjoy summer a bit, away from home. Unexpectedly this year, I ran into passport issues... 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

The Color Purple: A Father’s Day Tribute!

To My Daddy and his Purple Heart! Hmmmm…..Where do I begin?  Thirty-nine years ago when I was born and I met the most amazing father that any girl could ever... Read More

Why I Created MommiNation

Everyone says it takes a village to raise a child and they’re so right, but what they aren’t saying is that it takes a NATION to support a mom!I needed... Read More

7 Lessons I’ve Learned in the First Year of Motherhood

I’ve made it through my first year of motherhood! Sh*t that was fast! The first year as a single mom has been a beautiful nightmare. One of the most rewarding,... Read More

My unforeseen best friend, Teresa

“Nobody can ever love you like I do. Not because they won’t try, not because you aren’t worthy but because I am your mother.” I remember hearing this growing up... Read More

Intent Vs. Impact: A Mom’s Take on the College Admissions Scandal

Now as a post-college graduate who had to work her ass off to get into college (and grad school), I have a few things I need to get off... Read More

Not a “Baby Mama” But 3 Things I Am.

For black women there seems to only be two options. Either you’re happily married with children and a family, #relationshipgoals or you’re a lonely, bitter, “baby mama” #babymamadrama. Many times,... Read More