Melissa Philippe is the Wife and Mother of an amazing Haitian family. She’s been a Public and Private school educator (retired now) for 10+ and a Literature aficionado – Graduating with two degrees in Writing and Literature and English. She is a Montessori Certified educator and Certified Child Development and Neuroscience Psychologist. Publish author of over four books and is an avid traveller born in Haiti.

She began this blog in 2019 to change one person’s life. Whether through empowerment, education, or acknowledgement, Laura knew that her words and impact on social media can and will change the world – especially for melanated women and men.

As she said, “I aspire to help and inspire other parents who may not see a Brown woman celebrating breastfeeding, homeschooling and gentle parenting. I want parents of colour to feel like they have a place to see themselves and learn from a woman who has faced adversities like them. “

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Educational Background

  • Bachelors in English
  • Bachelors in Writing and Literature
  • Certified Psychologist in Child Development and Neuroscience
  • Certified Psychologist in Behavioural Analysis
  • Certified Educational Psychologist
  • Certified Sociologist
Award Winning – 2021 Speaker and Parent Coach


  • Published Author
  • Avid Gardener
  • Ravenclaw
  • World Traveller
  • Margarita Mami
  • Book Nerd