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  • Mom Jeans Are The New Black: 16 Essential Items For The Everyday Mom

    Mom Jeans Are The New Black: 16 Essential Items For The Everyday Mom0

    As mommies, we never stop making appointments to setting up playdates, doing laundry to keeping up with groceries and everything in between. ­Mommyhood is super fast­paced and can sometimes be overwhelming. But I truly think that with the right tools, mommyhood can be as easy (and comfortable) as it is fun, exciting, and unpredictable. Here areREAD MORE
  • Why I Am Neutral In The Pro Feminist Movement

    Why I Am Neutral In The Pro Feminist Movement0

    I remember always being asked in college “Where do you see yourself in five years?” I remember being so afraid of that question because I did not know how to answer it. It seemed like all of my friends had these great 30 second elevator speeches prepared about how they wanted to be the CEO of a company

  • 11 Black Authors You Should Know

    11 Black Authors You Should Know0

      Story time is an essential part of our day. We read anywhere from two to three books each day and as a Black mom, sometimes I have an extremely hard time finding books that reflect who my daughter is. So I end up gravitating to animal books or books about creatures that are not

  • Cauliflower Grits

    Cauliflower Grits0

      Cauliflower grits are a new twist on an old classic. As a Southern, grits are one of my favorite breakfast (lunch and dinner) foods. On my journey to be more healthy, I have found many ways to still enjoy some of my favorite meals with a healthy twist. While grits are not necessarily considered

  • Bringing The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa into 2016

    Bringing The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa into 20160

    Kwanzaa was founded in 1966 by Maulana Karenga. Because it falls so close to the holidays, many believe that it has a religious connotation but it is actually a celebration of African Americans and their heritage. The word "Kwanzaa" means "first fruit from the harvest". As I sat down to write my 2016 goals forREAD MORE
  • Meet Our Moms: Ele Jane, LocLivin

    Meet Our Moms: Ele Jane, LocLivin0

      I remember being 21 years old and deciding to loc my hair. It was a journey I had been down at least four times before, each time uncoiling them because I was not ready. I remember consulting friends and family, asking them their thoughts. “Don’t do that.” “What about the “ugly” stage?” “Why do


Hi, I’m Shanicia! I live in Atlanta, GA. I’m a fulltime mom to one pretty rambuncious little girl. I love cooking, coloring Mandalas, and reading. To find out why I started Black Moms Blog, read our very first blog post!

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