Hair•Love

I have to confess; my relationship with my hair has become a love/hate one. But, it wasn’t always this way. At first, it was all love! Especially during my teens and early twenties. If I can say so myself, it was the jewel in my crown of ‘beauty’.  I loved my hair and it showed […]

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Here is to strong women

  Here’s to strong women: May we know them, May we be them, And may we raise them, This post was inspired by lots of different things that I came across on social media recently. With International Women’s Day came different quotes and interesting conversations that piqued my interest. The one quote that seemed to […]

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Violence in the Mosque

As I write this, I am completely full of shock, disgust and shame. Ashamed at the state of our Ummah and how far we ,as Muslims have fallen. I take no pleasure in writing this, but what needs to be said, needs to be said. We need to stop sweeping pertinent issues (especially issues that […]

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My Cultured child

Growing up in Ibadan, Nigeria, we were never really taught our culture formally in the home environment. It was all around us. In the food that we ate, the language we heard all around us; we were immersed in it. In primary school, we all had to take Yoruba Language and even though we all […]

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