Chaia Morgan

Chaia grew up in Hartford, Connecticut before heading to D.C. to attend Howard University. After college, she spent a year driving the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile (you read that correctly), before going to law school. Soon after, she met a handsome man named Derek, moved back to D.C., and got married. Chaia spends her days gushing over her son, drinking coffee (and Prosecco!), and baking sweet treats. Follow her @coesquire & @cupcakesbychaia.
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Mom of the Month: NyJa Carter Highlighting Black Breastfeeding Week {August 2021}

It's the 9th year of Black Breastfeeding Week and we are grateful to speak with NyJa Carter to celebrate. This year, the theme is The Big Pause: Collective Rest for Collective Power. This week...
breastfeeding as an act of resistance

Breastfeeding as an Act of Resistance

You might be asking yourself how breastfeeding could be an act of resistance? A political act. A statement. You might be wondering how the simple act of feeding your baby could be anything beyond...

Black Breastfeeding Week 2021 – The Big Pause: Collective Rest for Collective Power

Black Breastfeeding Week #BBW was created in 2013 by three national breastfeeding advocates in response to 40+ years of a gaping racial disparity in breastfeeding rates. Since then, BBW has been celebrated throughout the...
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5 Reasons I Outsource and Automate Pretty Much Everything

Have you ever thought to outsource and automate most life tasks? I was - maybe still am - one of those people who likes to do things myself. This is because I have always...
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Breast Pump Review: Elvie v. Spectra S2

While pregnant with my second child, I was excited to embark on another breastfeeding journey. I soon learned that in the four years since having my first, wearable, silent and portable breast pumps had...

KeaBabies: Baby Essentials for Every Step of the New Parent Journey

Having a new baby sparks the greatest joy and love you’ll ever experience. Every Mom wants to give her baby the best of the best -- even during bath time. The luxurious KeaBabies Baby...

Munchkin Mailbox Makes Applying to Daycare Easy

Launched in January 2021, Munchkin Mailbox is here to make it easy for parents to apply to daycare and preschool! The company offers a seamless online platform where parents can find childcare listings in...

District Jump: The Most Talked About Indoor Play Arena on the Block

District Jump is the Washington, D.C. area's premier indoor playground with bouncers, slides, and jumper fun for children 12 years old and under! District Jump offers playtime packages, including birthday parties, that are stress-free...

Mom Friends Are the Best Friends

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Thank You, Meghan Markle: A Reflection on Miscarriage and Loss

Earlier this week, HRH Meghan Markle revealed in a New York Times op-ed that she suffered a miscarriage in July. I was immediately thankful and grateful to Meghan for sharing. I've written about my...

Reflections on Chrissy Teigen & My Pregnancy Losses

October is Pregnancy and Infancy Loss Awareness Month Recently, we were all witness to Chrissy Teigen's and John Legend's loss of their son, Jack. Sadly, he was stillborn. Bravely, Chrissy shared intimate and heart-wrenching pictures...

17 Best Holiday Toys and Gifts for 7-Year-Old Boys and Girls in 2020

In a family as large as mine, I am always looking for the perfect gift for the many kids in my life. My 4-year old son only wants to get his older cousins the...
breastfeeding as an act of resistance

Black Breastfeeding Week 2020: Revive! Restore! Reclaim! #BBW20

It's the 8th annual Black Breastfeeding Week, August 25 - 31, 2020! Here are the top five reasons why we need a week devoted to breastfeeding in the black community.  1. The high black infant...

My Birth Story: A Quick Labor During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It took me a while to sit down and write my COVID-19 birth story. Even though things went well, the anxiety leading up to my delivery at the end of April was a roller...