Idia of the Benin Kingdom : A Book Review

Firstly, can I just say I am loving the African Renaissance happening at the moment? As a parent to a young child, it is definitely happening at the right time for me! My child can see characters that look like her, realistic versions too. Girls doing the most in these books and for the most … Continue reading Idia of the Benin Kingdom : A Book Review

The Girl Who Knows About Cars: A Book Review

Child, as I pick up our read this month, I am thinking about you. This story embodies everything I wish for you. I wish you grow up into strong woman, one who goes against the grain and takes up space. One who is comfortable in her skin and is always curious to learn. One who … Continue reading The Girl Who Knows About Cars: A Book Review

The Rivers We Cry : The Why

19 years ago I lost a parent. I was 7 so I did not really understand what was going on. I knew what death was and knew it meant I would never see my father again but I did not understand what it really meant. It took a while for it to sink into my … Continue reading The Rivers We Cry : The Why

We All Deserve A Shot At Happiness, Give Yourself One!

We all know nothing comes easy, this includes our happiness.More often than not you are your biggest obstacle when it comes to this aspect of your life. Identifying this is step number 1. You need to understand, NO ONE WILL GIVE YOU PERMISSION TO BE HAPPY. You have to give it to yourself.Choosing happiness is … Continue reading We All Deserve A Shot At Happiness, Give Yourself One!

African Leadership, our plight

In light of Zambia's victory at the polls made possible by the youth vote I decided to revisit this piece. I have been contemplating on whether to write this article or not. I have opinions as does everyone else, but my opinions on political matters I usually shy away from, well that was until I … Continue reading African Leadership, our plight

We’re One!

I decided to take a break in July and clear my head space for the second half of the year so this blog post is a little late but better late than never, right. In the spirit of clearing out the draft folder, *wink, Afrobloggers community*, here is my anniversary post, even though a month … Continue reading We’re One!