Baby girl, Just over 2 months ago, you were diagnosed with major depressive disorder. So I decided to write you a letter to read to yourself whenever you feel that unpleasant darkness invading your mind. I hope it helps you return to the light and feel the warmth of life so you can live to … Continue reading Fierce soul. Brave heart. Strong mind. She’s a warrior.
Young African princess, why is your head hanging so low? Don't you know that is not its rightful position? Don't you wonder why it's been hurting? Young African princess, why is your mouth shut so tight? Don't you know that's not how it's meant to be? Don't you wonder why it's so dry? Lift your … Continue reading Young African princess, speak your truth
Self-acceptance is something that took me years to master. I'm 27 years old as I write this, but it wasn't until a year ago that I started to realise that acceptance of self has to be one of the highest forms of love. Getting here wasn't easy, but here's how I did it, and how … Continue reading The highest form of love
5.45 am on a Sunday morning. I get woken up by a sweet voice whispering 'Mama' ever so softly. My heart melts because I miss this voice when I am out in the city trying to 'get my life'. I cringe because I only got 3 hours of sleep. I am an insomniac. "Mama, are … Continue reading The gentle moments of being a warrior mother