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 that make them super curly (and me super happy 🙂 2.  Excuse my daughter’s interruption (she loves being on camera and wanted to make her presence known). Well it’s officially […]

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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.     What have you accomplished by using your #BlackGirlMagic so far? Leave a comment below to share. Also don’t forget to share this video with your squad. When you grind together you rise together! […]

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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 it is definitely a motivation to building a better life for your children, but it should not take precedence over the reason you work and make the money. Even though […]

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Did He Just Dump Me? 3 Tips On What To Do After a Breakup

Dates to the movies, park, dinner and even meeting his family have all been great! You brag about him to your friends and family and you really enjoy his company. You can see this relationship going somewhere and it does; just not in the direction that you thought it would. He broke up with you. You didn’t see that coming […]

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Beauty, Talent & Hustle: Exclusive Interview with Jamilah Rouse & Tyler Royale

You may have heard of something called Mercury retrograde. It’s a time when everything involving communication and transportation seems to come to a halt (literally). So when it came to getting this issue out (on time) my girl mercury just wasn’t having it. Anyway, you’re going to love the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of MMIA Magazine. I had a chance to […]

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The Supermom Series: Drop the Cape and Fly?

No matter how much I think I know; no matter how much I think I have grown, the Supermom Series has allowed me to take a deeper look at myself and some of my own struggles in the “supermom realm”. We have identified some of the causes, the symptoms and the children that are affected by the Supermom Syndrome, but […]

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The Supermom Series: 5 Ways to Tell if You’re a SUPERMOM

You may or may not have been asked, “How do you do it? My goodness girl, you’re holding it down!” On the outside it appears that you have it altogether; the epitome of the perfect mom! Whether you are a single mom or a married mom, your day starts early and ends when you collapse. You would never admit that you […]

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6 Things You Must Do for Your Tech-Savvy Teen

I remember when I was a teenager, computers were the new awe. They were limited to classroom use and the library. But in this day and time, computers and other forms of technology like the iPhone, iPad, and Nook (wait; do they still use Nook?) are just as normal to have as socks and shoes. The social media craze has […]

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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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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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