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Let’s do mom life together! Creative and innovative ways to parent. Don’t lose sight of who you are while still keeping your kids’ dreams and visions first. Subscribe to the podcast to be notified of new episodes! Follow me on my social platforms. Facebook: Melanated-momIG: Melanatedmompodcast Twitter: @melanatedmom1and on my website: Support this podcast:
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Before I dive into the show notes I want to invite you to join me this Sunday 9/20/20 for a FREE EVENT! In collaboration with Dem Black Mamas Podcast we will be hosting Matinees with Mamas. Black Mamas come enjoy an afternoon of diving into how we see ourselves in this film that centers a Black women dealing with love and loss. Bring your mimosas and get ready for tons of giveaways. I can't wait to meet you there! Here is the link to sign up wasn't putting an episode out this week, but my husband came to save the day!Let's talk about what it feels like to be protected. As Black women I don't think it is enough to talk about how unprotected we feel we must also speak to what makes us feel that protection from Black men, other Black women and the world as a whole. Join as we talk about the problems and ways that we think we can solve them. Having these conversations in our communities is vital to preserving the relationships in the Black community and showing those outside of our communities how to show up for us as well. Stay connected to Rondelle and her fabulous community! Below are more places you can find her:Life Coach for Women: Cooking: Tube Channel:
We only get one world, and I don't know about you but I want to leave it in the best shape possible for my children and generations to come. Join Seema Thomas and I as she walks us through some easy ways that we can start living a more sustainable life. Follow Seema on IG to get on board with the IG lives that she does with others. She is such a wealth of knowledge and I learn something new every time I hear her speak. Find her here
Dr. Sadi, also known as the Purpose Promoter has so much to say about living life on purpose and with a purpose no matter what season you find yourself in. From a married women to a successful single she drops tons of knowledge on how to embrace yourself in your season. Join us as we talk about marriage, life after divorce, co-parenting and loving yourself no matter where you find yourself. Dr. Mosadi is the author of Alone Not Lonely, a speaker, mentor and an event planner. This conversation was such a blessing to me and I know that you will enjoy it as well! Below are all the ways that you can connect with Dr. Sadi:http://www.thepurposepromoter.com
How many of you know that this mom thing is just a bunch of prayer and trial and error! I mean who really knows what they are doing? This series came to me because I love to tell on myself and I knew there had to be some other moms out there who had a heart to share their struggles and how they were able to make it through those struggles. Today, Danni Rice of the Jussayin Podcast is joining me to walk us through a hard moment in her parenting journey. Just like she is able to look back in retrospect and even find funny moments in tragedy, so will you! Please go and follow Danni and listen to her podcast as she keeps us up to date about the happenings in these internet streets. Here are all the ways you can link up with Dannihttp://innernetstreets.com Danni on You Tube as well
When the rubber meets the road in our motherhood journey, we may be left standing in places that will make us question everything. What will you do in those moments? How will you continue to show up when the life  you thought you would have doesn't pan out?  Join Nashira Williams and I as she tells her story to get to the other side of happy. My hope is that during this series I can normalize the way we walk out our own journeys. Your journey may not look like mine, but stay the path! Have you heard of Digit! Digit is my favorite app to save without even thinking about it. Digit takes money from you account and places it in special accounts and saves for you! When you use my code you get started with your first $5 towards saving. I promise you will LOVE saving this way. Link below!  
Motherhood is the ultimate sisterhood. Although we may all handle the challenges and hurdles differently I know that sharing our stories, both the good and the not so good, help each of us along the journey. I can't tell you how many times I have heard another mom share a situation they were dealing with and it helped me feel normal again. My advice is to share, share and share some more. You never know who you are helping. I hope this solo episode helps you as you move forward in the motherhood journey.Have you all heard about Digit! Digit is the easiest way to save money without having to think about it. Let me offer you your first $5 when you enroll using my code. My vacay account is popping off saving with Digit. Start your account today. 
Hey mamas! If you follow me on social media you know that I have been talking about how to celebrate and maintain a joy filled marriage. I don't know about any of you but marriage has been one of the toughest journeys for me. It has been the one relationship that has taught me the most about who I am and the most about how I need to grow. The only relationship goal your girl has is the goal to stay in my dang relationship. Join me and the mister as we have a candid conversation about what it feels like 8 years in and what we what to see happen in the future of our marriage. We both realize how imperfectly perfect this journey has been and we want to share some transparent moments in hopes that we can encourage other couples to enjoy marriage to the fullest.  Hey have you all started using Digit to save yet??? Digit is the  no brainer way to put aside a little money here and there. All you have to do is set up your account and Digit does the rest. Allow me to offer you your first $5 when you use the link below!
Mama, you know we all need a moment! I have connected with some amazing moms on IG and it is such joy to hear how different moms find ways to take care of themselves. During quarantine those moments have become increasingly hard to get so I am sure we have all had to recreate the wheel a bit. Come hang out as I chat with two moms who are doing life their way. I am getting ready for a Transparent Mommy Moment series and this episode is the perfect one leading up to that. Find Mom Needs a Moment on IG: Kira on IG Cole on IG you all heard about Digit yet? I got me a whole savings account that I don't have to think about at all! I would like to offer you your first $5 when you sign up with my special code. Go check it out y'all, you won't be disappointed!
I have been on a little hiatus and this was the perfect episode to return with. Y'all know I ride hard for kids around here and with the state of the world today we have to figure out how we can correct our education system so that each group is represented equally and fairly. I am sickened by a lot of what I have seen go on in the education system for many Black and Brown children, including my own. I have been blessed to have a lot of moms in this fight for equality with me and four of them are joining me on this episode. Talking pointsHow racism affects students even when they are not cognizant (depending on age and experience students may not even be aware this is happening) Time stamp (12:05)Thoughts concerning the School to Prison Pipeline Time stamp (22:07)Performative Allyship Time stamp (41:32)How do we as mothers protect Black and Brown children that we witness injustice happening to Time stamp (51:00)Check out my guest on their personal platforms:Connect with Juvonne who is half of Reality Bites Podcast at with Anna on her blog for reading books and listening to podcast with Deanna on her blogging journey as she explores following her musical journey you heard about saving with Digit! If not, allow me to offer you your first $5 to save money without even thinking about it. Click here and find out more about how easy it is to save resources to check out:
Hey giver, this is the episode you don’t want to miss. The giver in you needs to hear how the harvest has so much to do with how we allow others to sow into our lives. Quick bonus episode that is sure to bless your socks off. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. this podcast:
Ode to Motherhood!

Ode to Motherhood!


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Joy Filled Pandemic

Joy Filled Pandemic


We are still here mamas. Still in the house and still figuring out daily how to manage this pandemic. As I have already talked about in a previous conversation with my friend and fellow podcaster, Shilene Aaron, we are declaring a thriving season and not merely here to survive. Today, we are having a little girl chat about how we are managing and staying Joy Filled. We talk about everything from how to love on our husbands in this season to how to continue to see the value in self-care. Come join us for a funny and light chat that will keep you in the mindset of thriving through this. Follow Shilene at for tons of inspiration and great content! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. this podcast:
Still living this very surreal COVID-19 life BUT there is peace in all of it. When you are at peace it transfers to your children. Let’s be the peace for our family during this unpredictable time. Look forward to continuing the conversation with you on social media. Meet me over on IG FB --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. this podcast:
If you moms aren't stir crazy yet then come help us out!!! It is day whatever of this shelter in place and a few of my girls and I needed to catch up on how we are surviving it all. Laughter is truly keeping me during this time. Grab a little drink and pull up for a whole bunch of talk about nothing. If you haven't spent some good time chatting with a girlfriend or doing something you really enjoy, please take some time to do that. I promise you it will have you coming back feeling like you can take on the world again. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. this podcast:
It’s a ramble y’all! Just me on a solo episode taking about how I plan to remain joyful and at peace during a time that can bring a lot of anxiety. Love y’all! Be safe and choose Joy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. this podcast:
My husband and I had a weekend to ourselves and we took a deep dive into how to keep marriage in the growth cycle. We are still learning how to have an extraordinary marriage. Come listen and gain new perspective for your own marriage/relationship. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. this podcast:
Stepping up dreams and visions is better with good girlfriends! Goal chatting is my favorite! Sitting down with Anna and Deanna for our monthly goal talk and letting you listen in on our process. As a mother and wife don’t let your process for your dreams die! Anna and Deanna are both pressing forward as bloggers and influencers. All I can tell you is to get you some friends like mine! Anna can be found at and Deanna can be found at Check them both out and follow these amazing women. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. this podcast:
In this episode Precious Detina and I dove into a topic that may be hard for most moms to receive well. It makes me rethink my whole parenting can I be a better mother. A mother who shows up to go through the hard things with her kids while really hearing their voices. We spoke mostly to the tumultuous relationship that can happen between mother and daughter. If you want to get an insight on how you can structure the relationship that both you and your daughter need to have with one another, you will get a lot from our chat. I have a desire to be better then I was yesterday so I am taking this interview to heart and doing the work for the sake of myself, my daughter and to break generational curses. Precious can be found a number of places online email her at  check her out on Instagram at and find her  on Facebook at --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. this podcast:
This week took the air out of a lot of our lungs. The great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 7 others were killed in a tragic accident. It is time for us to live a life that exemplifies excellence, I call that dying empty. Whatever you have to give to this world, you have to give it now. Don’t hesitate to encourage others and to live fully. Listen as we figure out how to die empty together. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. this podcast:
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