Kimberly Seals Allers Launches New Online Magazine for African American Moms

The Mocha Manual has announced the launch of as the new premiere lifestyle destination and online magazine for moms of color. delivers vibrant, informative content and inspiration from pre-conception to the toddler years. It also features timely tips on money, starting your own business, sex and relationships, personal growth and juggling careers with kids. provides real-deal advice and an online community that speaks directly to the underserved market of modern, confident mothers of color.

“Due to the lack of national consumer publications for parents of color, I am proud to build on The Mocha Manual as the leading brand for moms of color, with our new content-rich, web-based magazine. The new is an important next step in our movement to empower mothers and perfectly complements our popular maternity tee shirt line and instructional DVD sold at Wal-mart stores,” says Kimberly Seals Allers, founder and editor-in-chief of and author of The NAACP Image Award nominated-book, The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy (ISBN# 9780060762292/ $14.95; Amistad/HarperCollins).

“ gives today’s moms of color everything they need to connect and thrive as hot mamas, loving wives and sophisticated women living with passion and purpose, while supporting our mission for healthy moms and healthy babies” says Seals Allers, an award-winning journalist and former senior editor at Essence.

About The Mocha Manual Company Inc.: The Mocha Manual Company is the fast-growing brand for the underserved market of modern, confident African American mothers. The company operates, a leading web-based publication for Black parents, sells The Mocha Manual maternity and new Dad tee shirt line, and produced The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy instructional DVD, sold nationwide at Wal-mart and Acme Supermarkets. The Mocha Manual Company and were founded by Kimberly Seals Allers, author of The Mocha Manual series of books.

Kimberly Seals Allers is founder and editor in chief of and is the leading voice and “mommy expert” for today’s African American mom. She is an award-winning business journalist, a former writer at Fortune and senior editor of Essence magazine and author of The Mocha Manual(R) series of books for black women. The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy is a NAACP Image Award nominee. The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit–How to Find & Grow Your Side Hustle in Any Economy (Amistad/HarperCollins) will be released this month. The third Mocha Manual, a guidebook for military wives will be released in June 2009. Seals Allers appears frequently on television and radio.

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