Turning Twenty-eight

I have been inspired by natural movements of hair girls frogirlginny, Lauren Lewis and the like. I’ve wanted to host a natural party for a really long time but I was unsure of how I’d…

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To Be, NATURALLY, Me

The pencil test and then the ‘K’ word used to describe my texture ‘Why didn’t you make time to blow dry your hair?’ – Here we go, another pseudo-lecture ‘Is that sheen? It smells like…

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I’m learning to let others shine

For the longest time, my insecurities made me an extremely talkative and self-flattering person (something that’s not easy to admit). I still enjoy talking, it’s part of my bubbly personality, but I’ve learnt to pause…

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We are damaging our girls

As an oral topic, the grade 10 team at school had the students to respond to and present on articles that they found relatable. I teach three classes in the grade and found that many…

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Just be sincere

An educator once said that as teachers we should not dismiss the heartbreak of our teenagers: a break up for them affects them in the same way (emotionally) as it would affect an adult going…

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