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Single Mother Guilt

Most mothers feel mommy guilt at one point or another. Whether it’s guilt from working outside of the home or the guilt that a mother...
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D-Day (Drop Off Day)

We’ve had the same routine of dropping off and picking my daughter up after spending the weekend with her dad for about three years...
Mother and son Sunshine | Nia Magazine for black women

Poetry: “Sunshine” by Alexis Tyler Austin

sunshine by Alexis Tyler Austin my son shines. a reflection reflective of me. of him. Of us. with breastfeeding comes burping came the breeding of brilliance. he a-b-c’d me into acknowledgment of all possibilities: endless. he will know 1-2-3 strikes...
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To Have or To Have Not?

It wasn’t 10 minutes into our happy hour, as we waited patiently for the over-enthused waiter with the punk-rocked hair to bring our drinks,...
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14 Children’s Books With Black Characters to Buy This Season

The Holiday season is quickly approaching and you know what that means. Lists, get-togethers, and tubes of wrapping paper cluttering up the hall closet until...
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Dear Indy Parent Coach: Help, I’m Hanging On By A Thread!

Dear Indy Parent Coach, My house is in chaos! My husband and I are going through a rough time. He has moved into the spare...
Are You Ready for a Baby? Nia Magazine for black women

Are You Ready for a Baby?

The thought of bringing a child into the world can be both exciting and absolutely terrifying. After 40 weeks of planning and waiting for your...

APRIL BOOK CLUB SELECTION

April Book Club Selection: “Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on...

We're so excited to announce our April 2017 NiaMagazine.com Book Club selection: Exponential Living® - Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You...

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