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


Ditch the Devices and Play at the Jamaican Mommies Family Picnic and Day of Play

Kingston, Jamaica: Ditch the gadgets and play as a family on Sunday June 30 is the charge as local parenting network Jamaican Mommies hosts the third staging of  its Family Picnic and Day of Play at the St Peter & Paul Preparatory school playground on 120 Old Hope Road. The Family Picnic and Day of Play […]

10 Black History Quotes to inspire Greatness

Every year as February rolls in, it forces me to start thinking about Black History Month and what this means to me. The thing is, I grew up hearing about Black history Month but never quite thought about it’s importance until I aged. Interestingly, it is often my school age daughter who starts some conversation […]

Creating a Family Specific vision board

Happy 2019! Happy New Year! So I jumped over to my professional platform to do a quick blog post about the power of the Yes manifest or how positive thinking translates to a positive life and it propelled me to share how this positive mantra should also be brought over to family life and relationships […]

Mother with sons event engages moms of boys

Following on a global mandate to engage men and boys, the recent Mother with Sons event focused on engaging mothers of boys with the aim to equip them with tools to “Catapult him to greatness” Hosted jointly with GEIN Transformation and Compass Consulting, the event fits into a direction endorsed globally by MenCare International, a Global Fatherhood […]

MenCare Partner in Jamaica starts with boys: Engages Mothers to change parenting dynamics

In well over 45 countries, MenCare: A global fatherhood campaign promotes men’s active, equitable and non violent involvement as fathers and caregivers around the world. Freshly minted Jamaican based partner, ParentGoodJa/Jamaican Mommies has partnered with Compass LLC on an interesting approach by targeting Mothers with sons at an engaging and interactive session under the title […]

Quick Tips for dating as a single mother

  First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a carriage? Reality check! with the changing dynamics in the relationship space that order may or may not be the norm. Moreover as relationships end and new ones begin, inevitably, there is a growing segment of “single mothers who want to remain single” “Singular […]

Jamaican Mommies coordinates moms in need charitable drive

Jamaican Mommies in collaboration with its sisterhood of Jamaican Moms at home and in the diaspora are on a mission to be our sister’s keeper by providing needy moms with clothing, toys and other back to school items. The drive is a collaborative action between Jamaican Moms in the diaspora and the local Jamaican Mommies […]

The Uninterested Woman’s guide to surviving the world cup

If you’re like me, you likely only knew about the world cup when you noticed too many unfamiliar flags waving about in your country. If you’re worse than me, you are probably still asking what sport we’re referring to and if you’re somewhere between “what is a world cup?” and “ughhh world cup again” rest […]

Jamaican Mommies Picnic promises day of play for entire family!

When was the last time you truly played? with your child? or the family?   This Mother’s Day, local parenting network Jamaican Mommies is on a mission to remind and re-encourage families to play together via its Mother’s Day Picnic.   Set for Sunday, May 13, 2018 (Mother’s Day), the event is being labelled an […]


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