“Mama, when we get home can I check my text messages?” my six-year-old recently asked after running a few errands with me. Before I had kids, I swore my future children would not have portable electronics. I wouldn’t be the family whose kids who were glued to screens. Fast forward a few years and three […]
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MKE Moms Blog and Exploit No More are partnering again this fall to bring you more education and parenting resources as it relates to the city of Milwaukee and human trafficking. This fall’s t-shirt campaign launched in September to raise awareness and represent our support for our community and our kids. You can support the […]
Momming is hard. It’s an underappreciated, underpaid, and understaffed position with benefits in the form of cuddles and kisses, precocious smiles, high-pitched giggles, scraped knees, dirty kitchen tables, and endless laundry. It’s also one of the most hotly contested arguments among women today — Who has it worse? I’ve been (almost) all the types of […]
Let’s talk about hair. Hair can be an expression of one’s personality, an exclamation mark on a living, breathing canvas. Our sense of self can be connected to our hair. For many women, especially Black women, it is representative of “something” different. Something bigger, deeper, and more personal. When someone touches my hair without my […]
Once upon a time, I was the kid who sought out mischief. When summer comes around, the “schools out” mentality combined with all the festivals and sunshine mean lots of free time and for kids of a certain age, a chance to flex those muscles of independence. It doesn’t feel like so long ago that […]
A pediatric emergency medicine physician and mother of 3, Dr. Cassie Ferguson will talk about how to recognize and treat common pediatric illnesses at home and will discuss what signs and symptoms warrant a trip to the ER.
This is an adult only event.
FREE but registration is required.
This is my third teenager, so you would think I would have this down by now. I still feel like I am walking a tight rope every day. My first two daughters were like open books as teenagers. They shared to a point where I regularly told them that they could share less. I once […]
I often say that my daughter was born wearing nail polish and a tutu. With no guidance from me, she epitomized being a girl. I was 26 when she was born and had never had a manicure, paid more than ten dollars for a haircut, and thought clothes shopping was torture (the latter is still […]
Growing up, I spent a great deal of time swimming through a sea of guilt, anxiety, and pressure. Most of which was placed on me by my mom. Let’s start off by saying that my mom isn’t a terrible mom, and I know I could have had things much worse. And she’s only human. She made mistakes. It’s these mistakes […]
We got rid of cable several months ago and haven’t missed it even a little bit. It’s been so refreshing to be able to go right to streaming services to select what we want to watch and don’t have to be as concerned with what commercials might pop up during a show our kids might […]