Month: May 2020

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Hulu Series “Little Fires Everywhere” shines a light on the Mother-Daughter Dynamic Like No Other

By: Chazley Williams & Jasmin Merritt-Loyd The Hulu series Little Fires Everywhere is based on a novel by Celeste Ng. The series takes place in the early 90s in a Utopia type of town in Shaker Heights, Ohio. The eight-episode series follows the intermingled lives of Elena Richardson played by Reese Witherspoon and MiaWarren played by […]

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Mama’s Gun

In light of the latest gross use of power, another black man has lost his life at the hands of law enforcement. George Floyd, 46, a black man, who was essentially suffocated due to the excessive force of four Minneapolis police officers, died late Monday afternoon. A punishment, that certainly didn’t fit the crime, if […]

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Preeclampsia: The Dark Cloud

May is national pre-eclampsia awareness month, specifically May 22nd as pre-eclampsia Day. It has been reported that 5-8% of all pregnancies are affected by preeclampsia, which is a rapidly progressive condition characterized by high blood pressure and the presence of protein in the urine. Swelling, sudden weight gain, headaches and changes in vision are important […]

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Eating For Two: Moderation vs Indulgence

Many women are constantly on the hunt for the perfect pregnancy diet. One that will provide supreme nourishment to their unborn baby, make them feel healthy and strong, and of course not add too muchweight that can’t be easily whittled away during that snapback phase postpartum! During their quest to find this unicorn diet, they […]

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Food Allergies: A New Moms Experience

My husband and I were sitting in a check-up room at our daughter’s 4-month old wellness appointment when our doctor gave us the green light to begin trying solid foods. WHOOOO HOOO! praise break Hearing those words, initially, filled me with excitement as this meant we were moving one step closer to the land of […]

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7 Ways To Spice Up Your Quarantine Date Nights

 Since it’s “Date Your Mate Day”, the ladies of Mama Woman Mag decided to give their ideas on some couple’s games to play with your spouse…or something playful that women could do to spice up quarantine. The Coronavirus has quickly transformed every aspect of our lives especially dating, marriage, and intimacy. We are forced to be […]

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Joyette M. Holmes: The Jury Is Still Out

Joyette M Holmes is the fourth special prosecutor appointed in the all-too-familiar heartbreaking case of Amaud Aubrey. On February 22, 2020, Amaud Aubrey was gunned down in cold-blood by two white supremacists while jogging in his neighborhood in Brunswick, Ga. The shooters are related, one a retired police officer AND it was all caught on […]

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May is Lupus Awareness Month: Here’s What You Need To Know

The focus of Lupus Awareness Month is to increase awareness and educate others on its impact among all populations, but particularly those who are at a higher risk for developing the life-altering disease. Lupus can develop in both men and women. However, women, ages 15 – 44, in certain racial-ethnic groups (African American, Asian American, […]

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Plant Moms Have Entered The Chat

In the wake of the “The Great Pandemic of 2020” as the kids in social media are currently dubbing it, the need to wear face masks to prevent the contraction of the potentially airborne virus, COVID-19 is NOT just a Snapchat filter anymore, it is a very REAL thing. And now it has many thinking […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend 2020 Gift Guide

It’s almost Mother’s Day! Hands down the best holiday on the calendar, but I may be a bit biased. Mother’s Day is one day set aside to truly acknowledge and show appreciation for the women who gave birth to you, the women who birthed your children, or for women that youhave witnessed be incredible moms. […]

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