Amazing Moms Monday Featuring Tonya McKenzie


Welcome to our Amazing Moms Monday series! Motherhood comes in all shapes and sizes.  Mothers come from varying different backgrounds, each with their own unique story.

Mom’s have one of the most fulfilling jobs in the world!  Too often, we lose sight of what is most important and focus on what we feel are failures.  So to change that narrative, we will be featuring an Amazing Mom every Monday to inspire us all to make a change!

The Mom Kind is proud to partner with the #WeLoveMoms movement to celebrate these amazing parent role models!  These moms are making a difference in their communities and offer some real world inspiration.


 “The Journey of a thousand miles, Begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu


The #WeLoveMoms movement aims to provide inspiration to moms in need.  To find out more about this project and how you can help, please check us out here.

Through the inspiration of the Amazing Moms: Parents of the 21st century coffee table book (Mother’s Day 2018), we are so happy to feature these beautiful women who demonstrate motherhood in unique ways!

Without further ado, let’s check out this week’s featured Amazing Mom!



Amazing Moms Monday Featuring Tonya McKenzie #Welovemoms

About Tonya:

Tonya is an amazing mom to four children.  She is a child advocate and staunch supporter of children’s’ rights. She co-authored the F.I.T. Kids Manual utilized by the Pittsburg School District (California), established several unique youth wellness programs and served on the Youth Council for Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover.

She has also facilitated events for Contra Costa County’s Mary Piepho, moderated political discussions for Past Oakley, CA Mayor, Brad Nix. She is a graduate of California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.


Favorite Moment as a Mom

Having four children, it’s hard to choose just one!  My biggest moment for myself though was giving birth to twins, two hours apart!  – Tonya Mckenzie


Amazing Moms Monday

Thank you Tonya for being an Amazing Mom and inspiration to us all!  Make sure to head over to Tonya’s blog to check out her latest writings.


Make sure to check out the Ultimate Mother’s Day 2018 Giveaway


Until Next Week

Thanks for checking out this week’s Amazing Moms Monday!  Make sure to check out the #WeLoveMoms movement as well as the upcoming release of the Amazing Moms: Parents of the 21st century book.  Join us again next week, when we feature another amazing mom!

Alicia Trautwein is an autism parenting coach living in Missouri. She is the creator behind The Mom Kind, a website dedicated to parenting neurodiverse families.  She is one of the head creators behind the #WeLoeveMoms campaign and is also featured in the "Amazing Moms" coffee table book by Hogan Hilling & Dr. Elise Ho.  She shares her expertise along with her experience in parenting children, both with and without autism.

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