Blended Families Series 2: Introducing New Siblings

In the first series of Blended Families last month, I wrote about introducing Boaz to the children and I was touched by the responses I got from women in blended families. On this second series of blended families, and since I have just had a new baby, I thought the perfect topic would be: Introducing … Continue reading Blended Families Series 2: Introducing New Siblings

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Dear Mama, Thank You

Sometime last year, probably around this time, I wrote to you. When I wrote I was in so much pain, so I could only do what I have always known best, write it all out. I can't believe I am here writing again, I never ever planned this day. But God makes everything beautiful in … Continue reading Dear Mama, Thank You

Being Hurt Does Not Justify Disclosing Someone’s HIV Status On Social Media

Yesterday a woman who is a well known social media comedian with almost 100 000k followers on Facebook who goes by the name Mai TT came on social media to do a Facebook live, where she was crying because someone had sent her pictures in her inbox about her ex-husband’s wedding. In her emotional Facebook … Continue reading Being Hurt Does Not Justify Disclosing Someone’s HIV Status On Social Media

New Era For Ireland As The Rights Of The Unborn Child Are Stripped Away

As Ireland has made history this weekend by voting decisively to repeal one of the world’s more restrictive abortion bans, I am not able to celebrate such a 'victory'. As a mother of 6, I feel very strongly about this whole topic, even though I know my views won't amount to anything or change anything. The … Continue reading New Era For Ireland As The Rights Of The Unborn Child Are Stripped Away

Black Women, Let’s Celebrate Our Own Royal Stories, Not Just Meghan Markle’s.

I can't go online without seeing memes, articles and quotes of how inspirational Meghan Markle has been to black women across the world. Black women, especially single mothers and single women over 30 are ecstatic, it's like they have been given a new hope by the new royal bride. Even though she's not exactly black, … Continue reading Black Women, Let’s Celebrate Our Own Royal Stories, Not Just Meghan Markle’s.

There Is Something Special About Meghan Markle, And It’s Not Just Her Skin Colour Or Marrying Prince Harry

I've never been a big royal wedding fan. When Meghan got engaged to Prince Harry, black people in the UK went into overdrive with excitement. Personally I could not understand the excitement because Meghan is half white and half black, her white side is not invisible, in fact she looks more white than black. And … Continue reading There Is Something Special About Meghan Markle, And It’s Not Just Her Skin Colour Or Marrying Prince Harry

BBC’s HardTalk May Have Proved That Nelson Chamisa Is The Next President Of Zimbabwe

BBC's HardTalk. Goodness me, I had no idea the programme was such a big deal until today. I only ever watched about 3 episodes of it. The first time I watched it was by mistake, I fell asleep on the sofa only to wake up in the middle of the night to a woman, some … Continue reading BBC’s HardTalk May Have Proved That Nelson Chamisa Is The Next President Of Zimbabwe

Blended Families Series 1: Introducing Boaz To The Children

Blended families are currently the fastest growing family form in the UK. Statistics say about 1 in every 5 families consists of a blended family. I believe it’s much more than that, considering 1 in every 2 marriages end in divorce and after that a lot of people choose not to officially marry but just … Continue reading Blended Families Series 1: Introducing Boaz To The Children

My 3 Year Old Tells Me I Don’t Need Anyone To Pray For Me.

Today was one of those days I felt completely overwhelmed with life. I sat there looking out of the window, it was a beautiful sunny day, and I desperately needed to hear the voice of God, like literally. I felt inadequate in my ability communicate with God. I felt like I needed someone who was … Continue reading My 3 Year Old Tells Me I Don’t Need Anyone To Pray For Me.

Why Do Women Feel The Need To Pose Nude When Pregnant?

Yesterday I was thinking of the idea of a professional photo-shoot, this could be my last pregnancy and I want to embrace it and make the most of it. I have never had a professional pregnancy shoot. I was looking up ideas on Instagram, and the most popular pregnancy photos had something to do with … Continue reading Why Do Women Feel The Need To Pose Nude When Pregnant?