Our Fashion Favourites

Fashion! Lights! Fashion! So we’re definitely not fashionistas, but we do love to get dressed up (going nude would be illegal) and we like looking cute and stuff. It’s also been a few months since we’ve done a fashion post, so here is another one! On that premise, we thought it would be a nice,…

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Life & Death: Talking About Race With Your Children

On the back of floods and floods of people on social media posting about racism, Black Lives Matter and their own personal experiences; some genuine and some disingenuous, some spreading joy and others simply fanning the flames of hate. Some having epiphanies and others just plain ole tired of experiencing it at all. We wanted…

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Neveah’s QnA

If you don’t know already, kids can be HILARIOUS and completely filter-less. Trust me, the level of shade I have encountered from my daughter, it’s a wonder I’m not permanently scarred! That being said, we thought it would be entertaining to ask this outspoken spitfire some questions and see what answers we are met with.…

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Thinking of You

I spend so much time with you on my mind, Tossing, turning Deciding whether to reach out, I spend so much time with you on my mind Contemplating whether thinking of you is a good thing, Debating and then changing my mind, I spend so much time with you on my mind, Trying to figure…

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Life, Wide Shut

Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What do you see?What thoughts are running through your head?Did you send that email?Did you hang the washing? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What have you lost?What have you cut off?What paths that you chose brought you here?What paths were chosen for you? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.Is this…

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What I Know So Far About Parenting

Five years in and I feel like an expert! Ha! Who am I kidding?! Every day, Neveah says something to me that either nearly makes me choke on my drink or my jaw hits the floor because of her clap backs. Trust me, I have been burnt far too many times by her cheekiness and…

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Why Braiding My Daughter’s Hair Has Become Important To Me

In Black culture, hair is legit life! There is huge symbolism and importance to hair, it’s almost ritualistic. We know this isn’t central to solely in Black culture, but also many other cultures. Many of us can recount the hours we spent in our mother’s laps having our hair braided, we have previously blogged about…

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Embracing My Inner Oreo: Am I “Black” Enough?

I don’t know if it’s because of my recent move to an area, which at the best of times- is probably one of the least diverse places (yea yea…I’m sure I am statistically incorrect, and this by the way is NOT a dig on the area…). Due to this lack of “cultural diversity”, I feel…

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Happiness: A Myth?

I’ve (R1), has been dealing with jet lag and in doing so has been doing a lot of late night musings, and it got me thinking… can someone really MAKE us happy? I’m not talking specifics, but you often hear people say “my kids make me happy or my partner makes me happy”. What does…

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The Pinterest Rabbit Hole!

Oh Pintersting, oh Pintersting how easily you distract me (cue the tune of “Oh Christmas tree”). Have you ever been on Pinterest and spent hours on end looking at posts?? If you haven’t, or have never heard of Pinterest.. You MUST have been in space. If so, welcome back! In this day and age, everyone’s…

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