Sponsored Post: Sometimes It Is All About Me – Marital Self-care Essentials by Hlano

Hlano is the creator of Their Marriage which is a personal blog intended to be a resource for married folk to know they aren’t alone in the journey & let them know that what they’re going through is normal. It is also intended to be a resource for single folk to get the truth about … Continue reading Sponsored Post: Sometimes It Is All About Me – Marital Self-care Essentials by Hlano

For Better Or Worse, I Choose Me by Sbongile Lugube

On behalf of happily single Black African Women everywhere:   How many times have you heard it? Or a version of it anyway: “No man will marry a woman like that!” How about, “The way to man’s heart is through his stomach!” And of course the stamp of approval: “Now that’s wife material!”   Is … Continue reading For Better Or Worse, I Choose Me by Sbongile Lugube

Why Is Feminism A Dirty Word In Christian Circles? by Larissa Subira

    Why does the idea of women empowerment create such push-back in the church?   At the risk of being disfellowshipped from certain Christian circles, I hesitate to admit it; but yes I am what one would consider a Christian who may align herself to certain feminist ideals. “What ideals are these?”, you may … Continue reading Why Is Feminism A Dirty Word In Christian Circles? by Larissa Subira

Our Perfect Expectations Of Love

  There is no such thing as a guy who is “ready for marriage”.   Well, this is the conclusion I have come to based on endless hours of reading up on relationships and marriage, and speaking to married folks that I respect and look up to.   For some reason, our generation has been … Continue reading Our Perfect Expectations Of Love

You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

  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

Guest Post: The Most Harmful Ingredients in Shampoo for Naturals by Patrina

  If you’re looking at the most harmful ingredients in shampoo, you should know that not all the ingredients on this list are detrimental to all people. Our natural hair requires different ingredients than the products available on the beauty supply shelf. As we gain more knowledge about natural hair, we come to realize that … Continue reading Guest Post: The Most Harmful Ingredients in Shampoo for Naturals by Patrina

Your Mess Is A Message

I spoke recently at a week of prayer targeted at young women and shared about purpose. God placed it on my heart to share about how there are many people (not just women) who have disqualified themselves from living a purposeful life for one of two main reasons.   They believe that they have made … Continue reading Your Mess Is A Message

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

Secrets To Having The Natural Hair You Want

So whenever my sister and I are roaming the Joburg streets with our natural hair out to play, we generally always get stopped to answer questions about our hair: How come it’s so soft? How come it’s so long? Why is our hair so healthy-looking? It’s almost as though we know something that other aspiring … Continue reading Secrets To Having The Natural Hair You Want