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Exicting News | We are Officially an App!

It’s been a long stretch since 2013. We’ve launched three awesome print issues in addition to building a loving brand and relationships all over the world…but that’s not enough. We are officially launching a MONTHLY subscription to Mocha Kid Magazine. Print AND Digital. Make sure to download the Mocha Kid Magazine App and subscribe forContinue reading

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Win Free Passes to an Advance Screening of ‘The Jungle Book’ in Houston tomorrow!

Mocha Kid Magazine is giving away free tickets to see “The Jungle Book” starring Lupita Nyong’o, Idris Elba, and Giancarlo Esposito. The advance screening will take place on Wednesday, April 13 at 7:00 PM at AMC Studio 30 located at 2949 Dunvale in Houston. Here’s more info: Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4qgAaxB_pc  Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Idris Elba, ScarlettContinue reading

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5 Questions to Get Black People Focused

There have been several times in the few weeks that I’ve gotten on the internet and read a current event and then ultimately just closed my computer or phone within the first 4 minutes. Not because the world news makes me so sad (which it does), but mainly because of comments and opinions. It gets toughContinue reading

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Top Knot | Just For Me Product Review

Clearly, kiddie-dos are limitless with all the Just For Me Products we’ve been trying lately! Riley got a quick top-knot and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. The best part is that it was quick and easy!   For this top-knot, we used the Just For Me Smoothing Gel and Edge Creme. IContinue reading

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Just For Me Detangler | Review

I’m obsessed with putting other people on to products that I find helpful or interesting. When I’m happy, I want everyone to share the joy.

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Tinkerbell Bell | Just For Me

We’ve been working with Just For Me and we have absolutely fallen in love with the products!

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Did You See Us on TV?

Christin Armstrong, the founder of Mocha Kid Magazine, sat down with Sofia of KPRC Channel 2 to discuss the past, present and future of Mocha Kid Magazine.

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Order Previous Issues Before They’re Gone!

We’re making room for Issue FOUR of Mocha Kid Magazine.

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Just For Me Collaboration | 5 Finger Challenge

There’s an age old natural hair question out there that we’ve finally found the answer to! How do I get tangle-free moisturized tresses for my KID?! Mocha Kid Magazine has partnered with Just For Me to challenge every child to run 5 fingers through their hair! The #5fingerchallenge! We’ve filmed one of our favorite MochaContinue reading

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$15 MOM Makeup | Behind the Scenes of Mocha Kid

Because we understand that every mom doesn’t want to spend $150 on makeup. Because we know that things aren’t always as peachy as they seem. Because we want you to know that normal isn’t perfection. A $15 Mom Makeup Video! You’re welcome!   I shot this video with my iPhone 6s. I held my babyContinue reading

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Thank You for an Awesome Expo | Reward Inside

The inaugural Mocha Kid Expo last weekend was PERFECT! We had so many awesome vendors and breakout sessions and we can’t wait to share with you! In the meantime, we have to offer sincere gratitude to everyone. You helped us promote this event. You helped us put this event together and YOU showed up inContinue reading

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6 Things White People Need Not Say About the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Call me naive, but back in college, my head was in the clouds. I went to a diverse school and figured that racism wouldn’t be something my kids would ever experience, because it had already started to dissipate. I didn’t hear many racist jokes. I never heard hateful remarks unless I was watching a black or white supremacistContinue reading

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MooliLondon Giveaway!

I’d been teetering the line between “I should get a new camera bag because mine is extremely old and lacks any depiction of style” and “Meh, I can wait until my old one totally falls apart…it’s almost there”.  Mooli London decided to push me over the edge with the stylish Hampton camera bag that doublesContinue reading

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The First Expo with YOUR Kid in Mind!

Mocha Kid Magazine recently announced the first annual Mocha Kid Expo. The Expo will take place on October 24 at Humble Civic Center near Houston, Texas. In addition to workshops, the event will showcase the latest trends in hair products, educational products, toys and art, and promises a full day of fun for the entire family.Continue reading

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Betsy White? Yasssssss!

So we got our hands on some super sweet stationary and party goodies from Betsy White. I’m really trying to figure out how I’ve made it through my kid’s 13 birthdays combined without this stuff. To be honest, I only even continue to deal with birthday parties because I wanna have a super cool themeContinue reading

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Toni Estes Photographs | Los Angeles, CA

    Toni Estes Photographs in Los Angeles, CA shared this delightful session with us of the Campbell family. Since Toni is used to being both in front of and behind the camera it gives her a unique perspective of how clients may be feeling, which gives her an advantage because she’s able to make herContinue reading

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Atlanta, GA Photographer Tangie Renee

Atlanta, GA photographer Tangie Renee says that she absolutely loves to photograph people in a candid and natural way that really captures their personalities. She loves capturing real smiles, hugs, kisses and anything that would make you look back on your picture and say, “Yep, that’s definitely me, that’s what I would do!” she wantsContinue reading

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Futuristic Fro | Las Vegas, Nevada

Everyone knows that Las Vegas is where you go if you want to have a good time! Christin may not have won a million bucks to make her dreams of having an amazing private jet to fly to awesome photoshoot locations come true, but she did win the lotto with this stunning young lady! Her amazing futuristic style andContinue reading

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Kristenography: Tsage | Chicago, IL

    This incredibly fun and unique shoot was done by Kristen of Kristenography in Chicago, IL.  When Kristen wrote to us, she said that she loves doing things that are out of the ordinary, photographing ordinary kids in ways that people might not expect. She’s always on top of her game and with aContinue reading

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NYC Photographer, Michelle Wilson

    When you grow up in New York City, you realize that there are certain things that everyone thinks of; shining lights, famous people and subway rides for example. But when you’re young and having fun with your best friend, all you think about is living your life and laughing a lot. Aliyah andContinue reading

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Latest Women Collection

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Men Essentials Daily Outfit

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Makeup Tips To Look Better in Photos

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Keep In Touch

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Black & White Are The Best Outfit

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The Best Quote of Designers

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DIY Shoe Makeovers Tutorial

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Winter Fashion

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What I’m Listening To

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Let’s Talk

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A Visit from Mocha Clause

‘Twas “about a week ago” *Bobby Schmurder voice* and the Armstrong kids were expecting a visit from Santa. They knew he wasn’t bringing “real” presents. He really just came to chit-chat about how good (or not so good) they’ve been this year. Riley wrote her list: Play-Doh and a doll. Baby Keon is a simpleContinue reading

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Shop Mocha Kid!

Come shop Mocha Kid, we are now officially open! We have so much stuff to share that we almost bought it all up ourselves! We have dolls and apparel and even greeting cards. Enjoy $1 shipping through Cyber Monday as well as great deals on Mocha Kid Apparel! MK shirts are as low as $7. NoContinue reading

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Mocha Kid Giveaway Winners

#MKgiveaway

We love these products so much that we wanted to give them away! The instagram giveaway hosted by @mochakidmag was awesome. So many awesome vendors offered up products and we are THANKFUL! The winners are in… Camille Rose Curlmaker @oksaaam RileySays Greeting Card Assortment @princesstemi Mocha Kid Shirts @papillionimages @tristansmomi FroBands @im_jaida_alexis_official Gumball Necklaces @vjnaturallyContinue reading

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Shopping Guide!

Hey there, Mocha Kids and mommies! The infamous Black Friday deals are upon us. We suggest you set your alarms and have your Paypal accounts ready! Our shop will go live with some of our favorites from the last issue. And at midnight on the 28th, find our Limited Release “Mocha Kid” Tees for moreContinue reading

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How to Accessorize your Accessory

Get into accessories this fall! They really are a girl’s best friend. Whether you want a classic look or if you’re going for something more fun, simple accessories are sure to make a statement. Riley Elle is showing off how to wear this Fleur and Dot dress with a few accessories and different ways! And ifContinue reading

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The Week In Parties

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Mocha Kid Magazine Relaunch

Mocha Kid fans: The wait is over. Mocha Kid Mag has revamped and is ready to EMPOWER your children like never before. We paid special attention to our new brand and new look. The support has been overwhelming. Contributors, investors, sponsors and volunteers from all over are why we exist! We UNLEASHED a new blog over night andContinue reading

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Run the Town

There’s no doubt about it, these city girls are running their city! We can’t get over the energy and personalities in this mini duo. Thank you to Michelle from Kids Run The City for sharing such a lively shoot with us!   What was your inspiration behind this shoot? The photo session was for SolshineContinue reading

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Unfaded Memories on the Porch

These two curl friends are a reminder of the good old days! How cute are they making memories on the front porch? Thank you to Charlene of Unfaded Memories for taking us back to the days of simply having fun!         What was your inspiration behind this shoot? My inspiration behind thisContinue reading

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Post Format Aside

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Must-Have Women Looks For Holiday

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Fashion References

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Fashion Collection Gallery

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Cutest Twist-Out Tutorial

Blast from the past! Riley celebrated her 3rd birthday by recording her first YouTube video, and it was extremely adorable. The self-love pouring out from this child is uncanny! Give yourself another kiss Riley! You deserve it!  Don’t forget to subscribe to Mocha Kid Magazine on YouTube.

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Best Role Model

With our children being influenced by so many images in the media, it gets hard to show them how to distinguish which positive attributes to take from their role models, and which negative attributes to toss. Why not show them that there’s no better role model than YOU! We think it’s a fun project toContinue reading

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DIY: Infinite T-Shirt Scarf

So many people have inquired about the infinite scarf Riley is wearing on a photo on the Mocha Kid Magazine Fanpage. We got Toni of Toni Estes Photographs to give us a step-by-step run down of how to do it all by yourself! You will need a pair of scissors and a good size shirt. IfContinue reading

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