Monique Navarre

Monique is a life long resident of Slidell, LA and mom of two little girls Elie (4) and Eden (1). An aspiring educator, millennial, 20 something, unexpectedly single, mom of two who’s raising girls all while still trying to find herself. She is admen about changing the stigma of being a single mother all while helping other single mothers like herself, and mothers in general, because at the end of the day she feels we are all mothers no matter what our household entails. She loves coffee, McDonald’s Sweet Tea (light ice please), and will try almost any food out there, and most importantly spending time with her daughters.

Just Let Me Hold My Baby

As soon as I gave birth to my first daughter, I got a lot of, let's say, unsolicited advice as many new parents tend to get on parenting. All from many people I respect...

Struggling With Letting Kids Be Kids

As a child for me, the world was my playground. I remember playing outside in the dirt from sun up to sun down by my grandmother's house, exploring the woods, playing in the ditch,...

Teaching My Girls To Love Their Natural Hair: From My Childhood To Theirs

Hair is a big thing for girls, and even some boys. It's our crown, our biggest accessory. A bad hair day can make or break some days. When I was younger, I remember my...

Reverse Baby Weight :: When The Weight Won’t Stay, The Insecurities Come To Play

I've always heard of the term baby weight, but it became even more relevant to me after I became a mother myself. I would always see images on social media and television from commercials...


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