Author: Natasha Gay

Although Natasha Gay has many talents, there is one PASSION that has been carved in her soul since a young child, and that’s writing. Her work reflects her spunky personality, blunt opinion, her broad intellect, and overall love for life.
Clean Eating

Who Made the Macaroni n’ Cheese?

Let’s be unapologetically Black for a minute (and always if we’re being honest cause’ this is a safe place), food is usually at the center of our most important events…holidays, baby showers, wedding, and yes, even funerals. We don’t just cook a few hor d’oeuvres for an event, we feast. And, if you do not […]

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Clean Eating

National Girlfriend’s Day: Celebrate My Journey, Sis!

Hopefully, this will be received in the positive way that I intend it to be received, but following our beloved besties Issa and Molly from HBO’s Insecure, (which was just nominated for its first Emmy! And 8 at that! Go Issa Rae!), it got me thinking about my friendships and what I’ve observed over the […]

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Clean Eating
Conscious Parenting
Momlife

Help! My Toddler Is A Picky Eater

Imagine scrolling Instagram recipes all day, researching healthy foods for toddlers, and buying the cute animated plates only for your toddler to frown at the food you place in front of him. Welcome to the toddler dome! I, myself, have a 3-year-old and although he loves things like avocado, broccoli, and cucumbers, the moment I place […]

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Clean Eating

“VERZUZ”: Food Edition

The hubby and I LOVE to cook together. It’s become one of favorite family time activities, including the little one who is now interested in being our little helper. And one of our favorite dinners to make is fried chicken! However, fried chicken is STILL fried and STILL frowned upon in regards to health. So […]

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Clean Eating

Wake. Raise Kids. Sleep & Repeat: Two Moms Share Their Daily Routines

Interested in building a daily routine for your children but don’t know where to begin? A few of our contributors have compiled the benefits and drawbacks of a daily routine for younger and older childrenwith sample schedules for each group. Check it out! Building Routines for Younger Children-Natasha Gay The best advice a mom gave […]

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Clean Eating

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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Conscious Parenting
Momlife
Self-Care

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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Conscious Parenting
Momlife

Stimulus or Stimu-LESS?

Working or maintaining a steady income during this pandemic has become a highly sought-after blessing.  Millions of Americans woke up one-day last week with a bank deposit of their federal stimulus payment. And many did not, but that’s another subject. The amount was designed to provide each adult with twelve hundred dollars, and an additional […]

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Editor's Note
Momlife

Quarantine Life for Working Moms: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

It’s day 55,4128 of the mandatory quarantine, and if someone would have told me we would be in our homes 23 hours out of the day, arguing with a toddler over snacks and cartoons, I would’ve asked, “What crime did I commit?” But, here we are, and our new normal consists of social distancing from […]

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