• Mamas Need a Sleep Ritual Too

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    A good night's sleep is a rare commodity once kids come into the equation, but it's important to try to get the sleep you need. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite ways to help mamas get some much-needed Z’s.
  • International Women's Day 2021: #ChooseToChallenge

    International Women's Day 2021: #ChooseToChallenge

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    International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8 and this year more than ever we are happy to participate in a campaign that celebrates women's social, economic, cultural & political achievements and calls for gender equality. We’re now at the one-year mark of global pandemic that has seen record numbers of women leave the workforce and shined a spotlight on society’s unrealistic expectations of women. There’s no question that women, and mothers in particular, have borne the brunt of the crisis. With this in mind, we’re celebrating a few of the mothers in our community...
  • Check Your NESTS, Mama

    Check Your NESTS, Mama

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    Burn out is real, mama. If you are feeling overwhelmed or exhausted or both, please know that you're not alone and remember, self-care is not selfish. Taking care of yourself is an important part of taking care of your family. When you are running on empty, this registered psychotherapist, mama of two young children, and founder of Our Mama Village recommends checking in on your NESTS: Check in on your NESTS Nutrition: Are you eating during the day? Are you getting in at least one meal that has some veggies or fruits in it? Exercise: Are you getting physical...
  • 5 Tips To Stay Sane This School Year

    5 Tips To Stay Sane This School Year

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    This school year may look different for many of you mamas, and we know how hard it is. What’s usually a season of anticipation with front porch photos and shopping for back to school supplies has been replaced with uncertainty and technological frustrations. The fear of failing at homeschooling, virtual learning, your career, and just surviving motherhood right now overwhelms most of us. It’s too much responsibility for anyone. And if you are feeling overwhelmed you are not alone. Here’s to making the most of the next few months, starting our school year off a little...
  • Black Breast Feeding Week: A Mother's Perspective

    Black Breast Feeding Week: A Mother's Perspective

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    Every breastfeeding mother has a right to proper education and support in her journey- but not every mother receives it and that’s a cycle that need to change. In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week, we asked our friend, model, entrepreneur, and nearly year-and-a-half-long breastfeeding mother Alexis Kristiana about the importance of Black Breastfeeding Week. We are happy to share her answers below. Why is Black Breastfeeding Week important? It helps to switch the narrative from being very whitewashed to seeing that black breastfeeding mothers are just as willing and determined to nourish their own from their bodies- they just don’t have the same spotlight and positive...
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