Melanie Braga is the owner and writer of Momma Braga. She graduated from Humber College with a Social Service Worker diploma. She has over 15 years in the non-profit sector, helping the most vulnerable in Toronto communities. She then stepped into the fundraising world for seven years where she built strong relationships with her donors and her event coordinating ability became an asset. Melanie is also a mother of one and started a blog called, Momma Braga. This platform was established to document her journey in life and in parenthood. She hopes that through her blog, she can inspire and help others. This is why she prides herself on sharing the journey of other parents as she feels we can all learn from one another and support each other. It is about creating a positive community with no judgement. Her readers have commented on her raw, honest and emotional stories. Melanie has already made an impact on a few of her readers in a positive way as they have shared how her stories have helped inspire and support them.

What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking | Book Review

What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking is truly a masterpiece! A children’s story that inspires us to feel. Every single feeling is articulated beautifully with illustrations that reflect it … Continue reading What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking | Book Review

I Cannot Draw A Horse | Book Review

I Cannot Draw A Horse is hilarioulsy funny and a must read! A horse-obsessed cat has you cheering in hopes book draws a horse. Truly adorable to read. – Momma … Continue reading I Cannot Draw A Horse | Book Review

Mary Had A Little Plan

Mary Had A Little Plan plays on the classic nursery rhyme with a delightful and beautiful twist. We love Mary and her amazing heart and we think you will too! … Continue reading Mary Had A Little Plan

A Day For Sandcastles

A Day For Sandcastles is a masterpiece without words and a must have this summer! – Momma Braga Synopsis A dazzling wordless picture book celebrates problem-solving, teamwork, and the sun-splashed … Continue reading A Day For Sandcastles

My Internal Struggle: Pressure And Expectations

It is always hard for me to write a very personal piece as it makes me feel vulnerable; however, those are the times that allow us to truly grow. In … Continue reading My Internal Struggle: Pressure And Expectations

We Adopted a Baby Chick | Book Review

We Adopted a Baby Chick encompasses humor, heart, friendship and self-discovery of oneself. A truly adorable children’s book! – Momma Braga Synopsis An adorable baby chicken is the latest addition … Continue reading We Adopted a Baby Chick | Book Review

5 Tips and Tricks for Creating a Colorful Kids Room

Setting up a kid’s room presents unique challenges and demands a high level of creativity. Whether you are dealing with a pre-teen princess obsessed with glam or a seven-year-old prince … Continue reading 5 Tips and Tricks for Creating a Colorful Kids Room

Spellbound

Spellbound is complete magically perfection! A dash of humor, magic, imagination and a whole lot of love is what you can expect from this children’s book. A great book to … Continue reading Spellbound

Free At Last: A Juneteenth Poem

Free at Last is a powerful and empowering piece of Black American history. A must read for all children. Synopsis Poet and activist Sojourner Kincaid Rolle immortalizes the solemnity and … Continue reading Free At Last: A Juneteenth Poem

What Are The Most Common Reasons Kids Struggle At School?

Are you worried that your child is struggling in school? There are numerous reasons why this can be an issue. By understanding the problems that your child can face, you … Continue reading What Are The Most Common Reasons Kids Struggle At School?

What to Look for When Choosing a Preschool

A large body of research highlights the correlation between attending preschool and success in later life. Yet, new research has uncovered that poor quality preschool education does more harm than … Continue reading What to Look for When Choosing a Preschool

Bharatanatyam in Ballet Shoes

Bharatanatyam in Ballet Shoes brings culture, inspiration, dance, heart and a beautiful story for children. A must read story! – Momma Braga Synopsis A girl explores her love of dancing … Continue reading Bharatanatyam in Ballet Shoes