Medical school, a kindergartener and a pandemic. Here’s how one mom is embracing the new normal

Reading Time: 3 minutes Leslie Morgan is a first-year medical student managing virtual school for herself and her 5-year-old son

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Breonna Taylor’s mother after $12M settlement: ‘It’s time to move forward with criminal charges’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tamika Palmer said there is still work to be done in bringing justice to her 26-year-old daughter who was killed by Louisville police in March

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Thanks to a Black mom, Walmart will install breastfeeding pods across its stores

Reading Time: 2 minutes When a Walmart employee grew frustrated with finding a place to pump comfortably, she proposed an idea.

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Black Dad Spotlight: Tearful father ‘not ashamed’ after emotional college dropoff

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kenneth Mohammed shed tears and snot bubbles after dropping his son off to college, and many other fathers chimed in with shameless emotion.

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Black birth podcast takes advocacy a step further with one-day summit

Reading Time: 2 minutes NATAL Stories is wrapping up its eight-episode season with a virtual event that will amplify the conversation about improving Black birth in America.

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Find your child’s ‘SweetSpot’ for sleep with the Huckleberry app

Reading Time: 4 minutes Huckleberry works with your child’s natural habits to improve overall sleep health.

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Florida mom finds new fitness trainer: her 4-year-old daughter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kiandre’a “KP” Pound was looking for someone to help her work out, so her daughter volunteered to train her.

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Dearica Hamby on motherhood from inside the WNBA bubble

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Las Vegas Aces star spoke to Hey, Black Mom! about mothering from Florida’s bubble-like campus during an active basketball season and a pandemic.

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Celebrate Bump Day to raise awareness about maternal health

Reading Time: < 1 minute By sharing a photo of your baby bump on Wednesday, you’ll help raise awareness about the need for maternal healthcare.

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After own struggle, Maryland mom works to connect low-income mothers with community resources

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jerré Smith started SASS in PG County after realizing how hard it was for low-income mothers.

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