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?
Dear Jean, My Life Is Proof That Most Black Men Prefer Light Skin.
Yesterday I received a very touching comment on one of my articles from a beautiful melanin goddess called Victoria. And this is what she said... My life is proof that most black men prefer fair skinned. Me and my sister got same mother and father (biological) and I am brown skin with beautiful copper red … Continue reading Dear Jean, My Life Is Proof That Most Black Men Prefer Light Skin.
My Melanin Gift
I will never get tired of talking about my Boaz, especially his super perfect dark skin. Even when he’s in the kitchen, the melanin just oozes. Yesterday he was in the kitchen cooking sadza, a Zimbabwean traditional dish he has learnt to cook better than any Zimbabwean man or woman I know. I was excited … Continue reading My Melanin Gift
Kanye West Is Trying To Tell You To GET OUT Of Slavery
When I saw the headlines today about Kanye West and the uproar he has caused among black people, I was like, hang on a minute, is this not the Kanye West who is constantly being mocked by black people for being 'mad', 'insane', and in a 'sunken place'? Why is the voice of a supposed … Continue reading Kanye West Is Trying To Tell You To GET OUT Of Slavery