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Jurnee Smollett-Bell is Pregnant
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Jurnee Smollett-Bell is Pregnant!

In 2010 Jurnee Smollett became Mrs. Jurnee Smollett-Bell when she married musician Josiah Bell. They planned their entire wedding together and enjoyed it! “We didn’t hire a wedding planner. Josiah and I literally decided every detail together,” she said. Now they have even bigger things to plan for because Jurnee is pregnant! The 29-year-old mom-to-be posted this adorable announcement on Instagram of herself and her husband admiring her baby bump. He+Me+Baby= Three. So in love with this beautiful blessing God has given us. #WeArePregnant!! ❤️❤️❤️ @josiahbell A photo posted by…

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Mother of Color
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What It Means to Be A Mother of Color

As black women, we have many roles that we play, but one of the most rewarding and important titles we hold is—mom. As mothers of color, we are responsible for instilling culture, morals, identity and pride in our children for them to conquer the world with great confidence. While embedding this confidence in our seeds, we are also responsible for warning them of how the world may view and label them, but ensure that being themselves is good enough. Mothers of colors—we salute and celebrate you! Here’s what some of…

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Brittni’s Baby Gender Reveal Party

I decided to have a gender reveal for my baby because I had never been to one and I thought it would be cute for my first child. My husband has a son already and he did not do anything like that for him. Therefore, we agreed that it would be different and cute if we did it for “Twinkle”. That was the baby’s nickname before we found out what we were having. My husband was so certain that we were having a girl that he just felt it. I…

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What New Moms Should REALLY Register For

“It’s a bird, it’s a plane, your Super Baby is on their way! So let’s prepare for the big day!” All expecting mothers experience the journey of nesting and preparing for their little bundles arrival. As you plan your baby shower, the clothes are cute, but there are other things you will really need! Here is my top ten must-have list for a baby registry. Breastfeeding Items, such as breast pads, nipple shield, lanolin, storage bags, feeding covers (at least two of them) and a manual breast pump (to carry while on the go)….

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