When I moved across the country a few years ago, my big sister gave me a two dollar bill. It was for good luck she said. She pulled it out of her purse and handed it to me over a table full of plates of Chinese food.
I wanted a new steam mop. I wanted some new shoes. I wanted some new skincare products. Decisions, decisions. What to do? Luckily, common sense prevailed and this is what happened.
A few months ago someone left mean comments about me on Instagram. That particular episode concerned my body. This new one concerns my face. Next thing I know, the photo was gone and the conversation was deleted. Guess what? It’s not over.
With the advance of having things quickly at the press, tap or swipe of our fingers, it can be hard to grasp the concept of waiting. Patience isn't idly waiting either, it's waiting with a purpose. No matter if it's a situation you're going through or just a Sunday afternoon detangling session.

Mother’s day was Sunday. And as you read this you may be thinking, “I knew that but I didn’t and I kinda forgot.” Of course your mom told you she was okay that you didn’t go all out and book her a trip to Rome, but we know you feel a little guilty that in your last minute scrambling, all of the good reservations were taken and all of the prettiest cards had already been sold. It’s time to go into Olivia Pope mode and fix your boo boo with a comfort food make up meal for mom. READ MORE

Though Waris has become one of the most beautiful supermodels to walk the walk, her book tells the story of a broken little girl who faced a horrific life of oppression, illiteracy, violence and poverty and the aspiring woman the little girl grew up to be.
It kinda sucks. I’m both a Pisces and a writer, so my creative mind tends to roam freely, but this inexplicable fear dwelling within me is bottle-necking so many things that could be. It’s a problem. What the hell do I have to be so afraid of?
A collection of twelve beautifully written short stories that center around different perspectives and focus on not only life in Nigeria but America as well. The story lines are exceptionally written with authenticity and at times make you sad that they have come to an end.




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