MAM’s First Toothbrush has been instrumental in my journey through brushing my toddler’s teeth, but let’s start at the beginning. Brushing my toddler’s teeth used to be struggle city. I started brushing her teeth with… Read More
July 17, 2018 by starrene
My recent trip to Bali was amazing! Part of why it was so fun is definitely because we did not travel with our toddler. Traveling parents on social media make it look easy, but hubby… Read More
The last part of that title was a bit dramatic. My bad. Couldn’t resist. But it does feel like combat when trying to keep insects away. Anyway, I’m here to sing the praises of Simba Natural… Read More
June 18, 2018 by starrene
My toddler finally had a public meltdown—two in one day—and I’m still standing. I was mortified, but the bright side is, I will be less embarrassed the next time it happens because toddlers will be… Read More
I visited Savannah, Ga the first week in April with my fellow HU Mommies (the HU stands for Hampton University) and the entire trip was lit, particularly my Zunzi’s experience! Hold that thought though because I… Read More
I’m part of an amazing collective known as “HU Mommies.” The “HU” stands for Hampton University, and the group was founded in 2015 by my girl, Jetaun, who found herself lonely, dealing with postpartum depression… Read More
My back went out at 6 months postpartum and it was scary. I’ve had weak lower back for years, which were compounded by a car accident, but I was not ready for the postpartum drama that would… Read More
Everyone thinks their baby should be a baby model. EVERYONE, including people in their circles. People were constantly telling me that Ella is so adorable and that I should put her in baby modeling. It’s… Read More
May 9, 2017 by starrene
I finally took my 8-month-old to get her ears pierced, after months of debating when and if I’d even go through with it. I wasn’t in a rush, plus I wondered if it was a… Read More
The hubby and one of our friends suggested we link up at Berg’n last weekend because we hadn’t seen each other in a while. I had been holed up in the house because I’m not… Read More
Toddler Mom. Wife. Digital Content Producer. Social Media Editor. Ratcheteer. Author of "Bloggers Can't Be Trusted" on Amazon. Foodie. Wanderluster. Not necessarily in that order. You've seen my work online and in magazines as an editor/journalist via VIBE, ESPN, EBONY, JET, Complex and via brands like, Essence IMAN Cosmetics and Jay Manuel Beauty as a ninja Twitter assassin. This blog reflects my experience as a millennial mom.
My Mommy Editorials Around The Web
"Don't Believe the Hype: Every Woman's Postpartum Snap Back Looks Different"
"Psychological Snap Back: I Wasn't Prepared For Postpartum"
"When Overbearing Relatives Are Just Too Much"
"First Time Mom Melanie Fiona Dishes Advice to Mom to Be"
"Pole Dancing While Pregnant: 5 Reasons I Had To Let It Go"