Hey sis! It’s been a whole minute – we know! 2019 keeps showing us flames, and we miss engaging you as frequently on this platform but we want you to know that we’re still here and still in your corner! We just wanted to stop by quickly and invite you to join us … Continue reading “Ebenezer: Thus Far the Lord Has Led Us” – An Interactive Session with the bAw Team this Friday!
Morning bAwses! Welcome to our weekly catch-up on all things to do with black girl magic on the African continent 😊 I know it’s only been a week, but I have missed you. I hope you’re good sis. Today, we are sharing a life-changing conversation that our Content Manager, Larissa, had with … Continue reading International Women’s Month: In Conversation with Ancillar Nombewu
My Mother’s Daughter Photo Cred: Agen Judi Bola Tumblr Strange. Mysterious. Confusing. Strong. Fearsome. These are the words 10 year old me would use to describe the quiet woman who birthed me. The intimidating presence whose silence carried so much weight that an entire conversation was had without a single word … Continue reading From My Mother’s Daughter To My Daughter’s Mother by Sbongile Lugube
I am Zimbabwean. And proudly so. I love to represent my country and people where I can. I take issue, however, when it comes to how unrealistic and reckless my people can be when it comes to matters of money. Yes, it is a product of poverty and struggle, but maaaaan, why … Continue reading Diary Of A Zim Girl Trying To Live It Real by Rumbidzayi
Hi bAwses (Yes, that's our awesome new name for our bAw tribe)! 😉 We just wanted to stop by quickly and say THANK YOU for all your support over the last year and a bit! We've been awarded the Top 15 Black Relationship Blogs award online by Feedspot! How awesome is that?! All … Continue reading Awarded Top 15 Black Relationship Blog!
Hey bAw fam! I really hope that your year has got off to a good start. Today’s post is a bit light-hearted. The bAw Team and I just wanted to share what we’re hoping for in 2018 so we can keep each other encouraged. And to hopefully motivate someone who hasn’t really … Continue reading Our Hopes For The New Year
Growing up, I had no real concept of what depression or any kind of mental disorder was. I began having some understanding when I started to have panic attacks when I was 18 and in my final year of high school. These episodes were periodic, mainly around exam time. I would have episodes … Continue reading You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira
Imagine driving down a quiet suburb, with beautiful scenery, on a Sunday afternoon and then suddenly you are confronted by a couple of assailants; they smash your window, demand that you get out of your car with a gun pointed in your direction. Can you imagine how you would feel? The fear, the confusion, … Continue reading Guest Post: I Was Hijacked By Lupus by Nompumelelo Simango
Becoming 'Norma Natural' has been a difficult, lonely yet fulfilling process. I was exhausted one Sabbath evening and as I lay on my bed I tried to figure out what it was that had me so tired on a day I should be feeling rejuvenated. Didn't the answer come pouring like an open tap.....I was … Continue reading Guest Post: Why Your Life May Need To Fall Apart by Norma Mzizi
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