How You Can Prepare For Your 2018 Part 1: Reflection

  Hi bAw family!   The New Year is LITERALLY around the corner. Can you believe it??! I feel like I blinked and 11 months swooshed by. It’s crazy how life can happen to you sometimes which is why I decided to do this post.   Just FYI: this blog post is a tad long … Continue reading How You Can Prepare For Your 2018 Part 1: Reflection

Guest Post: How Going Natural Was A Journey Of Love by Paloma Ka-David Ncoco

    Are you confident? Headstrong? Did you believe "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me?" So was I till the day I decided to do something different.   I was 17 going on 18 and I had been relaxing my hair for years. If it wasn't relaxed it … Continue reading Guest Post: How Going Natural Was A Journey Of Love by Paloma Ka-David Ncoco

Things I Wish Black African Queens Would Realize – Open Letter From A Black African King

  Dear black African Queen, Do you get that many civilisations are born through you and because of you? It may come to others as though I am being biased because I am black and have been raised by you, a black woman. If you look around, however, Nubian Queen, you’ll notice, many other races … Continue reading Things I Wish Black African Queens Would Realize – Open Letter From A Black African King

17 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Turned 21

  Towards the end of last year, my aunt asked me to help her put together some advice/words of encouragement for a young lady who was turning 21 years old. She asked me to think about what I wish I had been told or what I wish I had known at the age of 21. … Continue reading 17 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Turned 21

Women’s Day Post: In Conversation with Tsitsi Dangarembga

    This Women's Month, my team and I really wanted to celebrate black African women (bAw) each day on our social media pages. To celebrate God's gift of women who are making waves as activists, artists, and go-getters but also to celebrate our everyday sisters, friends, mothers and daughters. To be able to capture … Continue reading Women’s Day Post: In Conversation with Tsitsi Dangarembga

Guest Post: Dealing With Disappointment When We Move In Faith by Rumbidzayi Dube

I am a thinker, a wonderer. When I am overwhelmed with thoughts and emotions, I find writing helps relieve the pressure like an acupuncture of the soul. I ‘recently’ took a step in faith. Well, it has been a journey of 20 odd months in the making with each stage requiring that I move in … Continue reading Guest Post: Dealing With Disappointment When We Move In Faith by Rumbidzayi Dube

Guest Post: Busted! Caught Red-Handed by Sithabile Sibanda

Photo Cred: MTG Focus   “She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.” – Proverbs 3:15 Do you know your value? Are you aware of what you are worth? How often have you found yourself in the same place over and over again? … Continue reading Guest Post: Busted! Caught Red-Handed by Sithabile Sibanda

Guest Post: Becoming Proverbs 31 by Ehui Osei-Mensah

It is no secret to many that the Bible is an amazing source of strength, wisdom, and encouragement. As a Christian working mother and wife I constantly need God’s written word to power through my busy life. However, the Bible is also a sharp critic. Sometimes I find it akin to a mirror with bright … Continue reading Guest Post: Becoming Proverbs 31 by Ehui Osei-Mensah

How I Transitioned To Natural Hair

Me and my natural locks 🙂   I recently did a post on why I decided to go natural a few years ago. It’s been about 3 or 4 years since I embarked on the natural hair journey and less than 3 years since the big chop. A number of you expressed your desire to … Continue reading How I Transitioned To Natural Hair

6 Truths That Helped Me to Discover My Purpose

  Our generation is one that is quickly getting over working for the sake of working. Working to pay bills or to rise in the ranks of a company or to achieve some form of accolade. I believe that this generation is one that craves meaning behind almost everything it does. Whether it be the … Continue reading 6 Truths That Helped Me to Discover My Purpose