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On February 15th to be exact Saia’s dad was ran over by a car while he was on vacation in New Orleans (NO). Since the horrific accident, I had to step up and play the role of both parents. In the beginning, it was rough because the love of my life was in the hospital in New Orleans for at least a month because his injuries were so severe. This required me to take care of Saia during the week and travel to the NO on the weekends. Once we

I really didn’t believe the hype when people told me that your child becomes a new person when they turn two. Welp, they were right because my sweet innocent baby is sweet but can be a bit sour at times! In the African American community when it comes to discipline our elders did not play. But now times surely have changed and a lot of parents I know have switched their approach when it comes to disciplining their child-including myself recently. I was inspired to write this post because one

I’ll admit it, potty training my daughter hasn’t been an easy process. Some days are better than others but I cringe when other moms talk about their child using the pot pot because I’m honestly over the process. So I’ve decided to take a step back and really create a plan that should make this process easier for the both of us. If you are a feeling the potty training woes like me, just know that you are not alone and we can do this together! I just got straight

Hello, Modish Mommies, it’s Kaya and I’m back with another topic for Mental Health Monday! October is Domestic Violence awareness month. As a mental health provider, it is something that I’m always screening for when I see my clients.  One of my most fundamental roles is to help ensure their safety. In this installment, I would like to provide you with some information about the impact of domestic violence in our society, how to help, and how to get help. According to the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, one

“Mindfull” Considerations for “Mompreneurs” Hello, Modish Mommies! I am so excited to be able to have your attention. First, let me take the opportunity to introduce myself and tell you a bit about my journey. I am a mental health therapist with ten years of experience working in the field. I am a graduate of Boston College in Massachusetts which is also my home state.  Boston College is where I earned both my Bachelor and Master degrees. I am a social worker by profession and in this role, I am

Did your style change after becoming a mom? If your answer is yes then this interview is for you! After becoming a mom many women become best friends with loose shirts, leggings, and messy buns! Because the last thing some moms can think about is what they should wear. However, I find it important to never loose your peace of mind and most importantly your sense of fashion just because you are a mom! Although it might be easy to some of us, a lot of moms face this challenge!

People now have a strong desire to ditch traditional 9-5 jobs. Instead of letting your passion go to waste, make your passion your focus. It’s time to come to the realization that life is too short to work hard for another person’s dream and pockets! Many people think that starting up a business is unrealistic or a burden to their pockets but in all actuality, there are some affordable start-up businesses that might interest you. Recently, Entrepreneur featured an article that lists 75 businesses that you can start for free or

Friends and family consistently ask me how do I balance my career, social life, and side hustle as a first time mommy! My first response is hell if I know I truly just take it day by day but most importantly it wouldn’t be possible without my boyfriend, family and friends. When I tell you it takes a village it really does and we are blessed to have one! Today I want to highlight some gems that allow me to get through my hectic life with some ease: Plan Ahead: I

Unfortunately, many of our seasoned loved ones didn’t have the opportunity to live their true destiny because society wouldn’t let women be great during their prime time. Due to cultural norms, women back in the day were confined to gender roles which meant they had to take care of their family and home while the man of the house worked. I’ll never forget when I asked my grandmother how old she was when she got married and she said 16. My first thought was who the hell is thinking about getting married

Mommies, have you checked out Ayesha Curry’s show Ayesha’s Home Kitchen on the Food Network? Season 2 recently launched on April 30th and it’s such a delight to watch on a Sunday afternoon. Ayesha is a mother of two, momtrepreneur, cookbook author, blogger and wife to NBA player Stephen Curry. I truly love how authentic and genuine their family is! Even with her hectic life, she still has a passion for cooking and entertaining family and friends. Her show is filmed in her home kitchen and she shares delicious recipes for every occasion! She

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