Chaia Morgan

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.

How to Bake With a Toddler

Ready to bake with a toddler? I bake a lot of cupcakes in my (limited) spare time. It’s a way to be creative, use my brain for something other than my day job, and...

3 Things My Son Learned from Flag Football

Just this past spring, my 7-year-old played flag football for the first time. He has always shown an interest in sports, so he joined the flag football team of our local league. I was...

How I Learned That Self-Care is a Discipline

The year 2022 taught me that self-care is a discipline. Not just a manicure and pedicure. I went through some big changes over the past couple of years — including having a baby at...

Doula Maria Modamwen Interview for Black Maternal Health Week

Black Maternal Health Week occurs every year from April 11-17 and was officially recognized by the White House in 2021. This year’s theme is “Our Bodies Belong to Us: Restoring Black Autonomy.” The week...

Reflections On My First Dry January

I decided to participate in my very first dry January this year. For those that are not familiar, it is an annual month long abstention from drinking alcohol, right after the long holiday season...

10 Years of Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week

This week (August 25 – August 31) marks the 10th Annual Black Breastfeeding Week! Black Breastfeeding Week 2022: 10 Years, A New Foundation I was fortunate enough to breastfeed both of my children for 2+ years....
breastfeed or formula

The “Choice” to Breastfeed or Use Formula Is Actually Not a Choice At All

I am utterly speechless that there is a baby formula shortage in the richest and most powerful nation in the world. After two+ years dealing with a pandemic in which we never seemed to...

Black Maternal Health Week: April 11-17, 2022

"Building for Liberation: Centering Black Mamas, Black Families and Black Systems of Care" This the FIFTH annual national Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW) campaign, founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance! Officially recognized...
black history month books

5 Books to Celebrate Black History Month with Your Littles

Black History Month is a great time to pay close attention to the contributions and rich culture of African-Americans in our country. With littles, it may be hard to decide how to introduce MLK,...
NyJa Carter Mom of the Month Black Breastfeeding Week

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...
outsource and automate life

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...
Breast pump Elvie versus Spectra S2

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...