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When Your First Grader Doesn’t Want To Be Dark-Skinned

“Mommy, I don’t wanna be black.” That was what my then-five-year-old daughter came into the kitchen with one evening as I was cooking dinner…
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My Breast Lift For Dummies

I can be lazy at times. And I wanted a breast lift. So when someone I knew recommended a doctor for breast augmentation surgery at a reduced price, my ears perked up…. More

Lessons From My Tiny Teacher: He’s Always Watching

Have you noticed you little ones mirroring you’re every move? What has it taught you about yourself? See what one Momma learns from her little passenger-side driver…. More

Business and Pleasure: 6 Work Trips That You Can Take the Kids

Vacation time is all about the family but sometimes it’s okay to combine family and business…. More

Lessons From My Tiny Teacher: Sometimes We Go It Alone

When traveling and children helps teach us life lessons, like going it alone. See what I learned from an early flight and unattended minor… and what you can learn too. … More

#GoMommy: Mommynoire’s Disney World Vacation Tips

I hadn’t been to Disney World in over five years (ok, it’s nine years to be exact) and knew that they had done some revamping–to put it modestly–since I had been there last, so I was so ready for Disney 2014. Check out Mommynoire does Disney World!… More

Before You Lose It: 5 Signs Mommy Needs a Time Out

Being a mom is hard work, and anyone who thinks otherwise has never tried it. I think we are all entitled to a time out so we don’t flip out…. More

15 Parenting Gems: The Best (and Worst) Parenting Advice You’ve Ever Received

When you become a parent, it seems that everyone has something to say, good and bad. Who do you listen to and who do you ignore?… More

Mommy Myths: All The Perfect Moms, Put Your Hands In The Air!

I want to relinquish myself from the idea that if my daughter doesn’t have regularly scheduled play dates or a fully decorated bedroom and playroom that her childhood will be incomplete…. More