Jamaican Mommies by Shanoy Coombs: From Jamaica; for the world


Year: 2010

Oh Home where is thine Beauty???

Looking at the living room that I just tidied with EVERYTHING scattered around, I wonder how someone so small can make so HUGE a mess. It’s a little ironic really since she is quite the lil home maker. She knows where everything (that she wants placed)is to be placed. As such, Mommy and Daddy’s legs […]

10 Things to do instead of Spanking

Having kids of any age sure has its down moments. Children by their very nature aren’t always inclined to obey anything called rules. Then we have to sometimes remember as parents that some things that we call being rude are in fact just mere child’s play. So faced with a uber hyperactive toddler or a […]

Being the Single parent (Mother)

Ever noticed those Television commercials that showcase families? Yes those ones that always have a nuclear family (ideally one boy, one girl) with perfectly white teeth and the endless smiles? yes, even as one such nuclear family, I’ve been bombarded by those, which has got me thinking about varied family structures and how they affect […]

Putting the oomph back in your sex life after childbirth

Many moms after not having sex throughout or in the latter part of their pregnancy, do find it a challenge to ease back into an active sex life. For some couples, the need for sexual gratification takes over and so they naturally ease back in. I’ve always wanted to do an article on how moms […]

March’s giveaway from Arawak Publications

For this month, I have a special treat for you. This month’s giveaway is still courtesy of Arawak Publications and is a digital learning cd rom. I have three copies and It features the classic Chicken Little tale in digital format in both English and Spanish. The cd is labelled for ages 4-7 years, but […]

The Unemployed Mother

Hello mommies, let me apologise for not being on top of the game as it relates to posts. My life has taken on a few turns and this post will give you an idea of why I’ve been so busy. Recently, I started a blog post from my phone about putting the oomph back in […]

Tamika you did It! Book Review and Arawak Giveaway #2

Congratulations to our first batch of winners. For the month of February, our book is for the older kids. However, younger kids may very well enjoy the familiar Jamaican dialogue and situations. “Tamika you did it” tells the story of a 11 year old Tamika, who is intent on being reunited with her father back […]

Hope for Haiti…help the mommies and children

As many of you already know, Haiti has been struck a devastating blow and while aid is pouring in, many seem to forego the needs of the many mommies and kids who are currently experiencing turmoil in Haiti. On seeing a newscast with 25 babies in a truck, as a mother I was moved to […]

Happy New Year and Book Giveaway

Happy New Year mommies and moms to be. I hope you had a wonderful 2009 and will remain optimistic in 2010. To start the year off right, Arawak Publications and its children’s book authors have partnered with Jamaican mommies in our efforts to boost literacy among children. To this end, we will be giving away […]

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