• Do my children really need to know about slavery?

    Before you watch the video below I want to say 2 things: 1. No I didn’t cut my locs, it’s just wrapped up into a bunch of cute little twists […]

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  • How to Use Your #BlackGirlMagic in 2017

    As melanin goddesses we’ve all got #BlackGirlMagic but the question is do you know how to use it? Here are 3 ways to best utilize your magic in 2017 and beyond.     […]

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  • 3 Ways to Spend Quality Time with Family and Still Meet Deadlines

    As a mom who works hard at her 9-to-5, and sometimes her 8-to-12(midnight), the family can get shifted within the stack of her busy life. Making money is important, and […]

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Oct/Nov 2015: The Pink & Purple Issue

Excited to share with you the Pink & Purple Issue of MMIA. This issue is an advocate for the prevention of cancer and domestic violence. No longer is it okay to just bring awareness. As moms, we must prepare for the children who are our future. With family members who have been affected by both dis-eases, this sits close to […]

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How to Eat Healthy on an Extremely Low Budget

For some people, the words “healthy and budget” may sound like an oxymoron! I assure you it is quite possible to create and maintain healthy eating habits, when the budget is tight! I can say this with great certainty due to a personal experience with the same. As a single mother, I was informed that my daughter was borderline ADHD […]

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Treat Her Like A Lady! Training Your Son to Prevent Domestic Violence

Pushing. Biting. Hitting. Slapping. Hair pulling. These are all actions most of our sons commit at the tender stage after toddlerhood. It is considered by society as normal learning social skills, but where is the line drawn between social development and abuse? Black men have had stigmas attached to them since the inception of slavery in the Americas. Prior to […]

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Fight Back with this Cancer-Fighting Super Food

As we all know October is the month that we raise awareness and “fight back” against cancer. Each year more than one million people in the United States get cancer, leaving many of us close to a family member or friend that has encountered this disease. The American Cancer Society is the largest non-governmental funder of cancer research in the […]

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3 Commonly Overlooked Signs He’s Probably an Abuser

Have you ever wondered how so many women end up in abusive relationships? The signs are so obvious,  right? Or are they? Controlling, aggression, and jealousy are usually dead giveaways of a potential abuser, but are there other signs that we often overlook? Here are 3 commonly overlooked signs to look out for in a potential new bae: Loner –He […]

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Safe & Affordable Alternatives to Cancer-Causing Deodorants

Cancer has definitely been on the rise among women. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. According to reports 12.4% of women will be affected by breast cancer in their life. One chemical that’s been shown to be linked to cancer is called paraben. It’s found in many of our day to day products. Over 13,000 products in […]

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Knock-out Branding that Kills the Competition!

Alright, PUT ‘EM up! Let’s fight, that’s right!  With a right, left, right, left you’re toothless… (Oops, sorry! I went to see “Straight out of Compton” this weekend). What?? Seriously, if you are in business and trying to figure this “thing” out; this is how you may feel on a daily basis.  As the social and digital media landscape gets […]

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3 Key Components to Bring Your BIG Vision to Life

Not everyone knows what a “pocketbook” is, and that is ok! I have fond memories of my grandmother instructing us to go in her pocketbook and fish out a treat or a few dollars to get something at the corner store. In her world, the pocketbook was the center of it all and its contents determined one’s ability to do […]

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Hey Black Mom, Can You Handle the Weight of the Weight?

Many of us have God given visions and dreams that have yet to manifest. And even those that have manifested are not fully developed due to a myriad of complexities. I come to you today to ask you, “Can you handle the weight of the weight?” By weight, I mean the very thing that God has called you to do. […]

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Closing the Gap between Success and Forgiveness

Very few people make the connection between success and forgiveness. It matters not what area you wish to be successful in or what you wish to achieve, the principal is the same. Forgive everyone who has wronged you and forgive yourself for any wrong you have done to others and yourself. It does not matter what the offense was, forgive […]

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