Content And Community For Black Moms

Ieishah Clelland

Ieishah Clelland is a writer, traveler, and serial expat. A New Yorker of Caribbean descent, she is currently based in New Zealand. An unschooling mom of two brilliant, brown, bilingual children, Ieishah (pronounced “Aisha”) spends most days playing pretend something or other, and conjuring catchy names for a style of parenting grounded in anti-racism, decolonization, and the restoration of natural order.



Mater Mea is a website that tells the stories of women at the intersection of motherhood and career. Launched in 2012, the site offers a more realistic depiction of Black women in the many spaces they occupy: as mothers, daughters, employees and employers, lovers, and friends.