Guest Post: Conscious Uncoupling - Life after motherhood.

I, like many other parents, allowed motherhood to completely take over my sense of self.  Who am I without my children?  In that episode Iyanla explains that we all need to be selfish in order to be effective to those we love. ‘My cup runneth over, what’s in my cup is for me, what runs over is for everyone else’.

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A Day With... Candice Brathwaite

If I could exchange my career/ business for any career /business in the world I would be… A mortician. I am utterly obsessed with the idea of a ‘past life’ because… since my father died I’ve been left with a lot of questions. Also the folks at the funeral home he was at did a terrible job at presenting him in a manner I deemed as fit. Everyone should have nicer memories of their loved ones. 

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A Day With... Somayeh Caesar

I chose my career because… It chose me. I was born to do it… It comes so natural to me. I’ve always wanted to teach, I have a way with children. I love that feeling when I know I’ve made a positive impact on a tiny mind. It’s the most satisfying job.. I’More stemmed from that. I know there are millions of problems in the world. There are also millions of people talking (complaining) about these problems. Then there are people that do. I’m defiantly a do-er....

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A Day With... Leah Samuel

That hour from the first alarm to getting up is my absolute favourite time, that glorious half asleep, duvet snuggle in the morning. Getting out of bed is the hardest part of my whole day. I know the best business people and life coaches et al advocate getting up early and being productive but I DON’T CARE! I wanna languish!

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In Conversation With... Cee Olaleye

"...I think black mothers need to be bolder about putting their own voices out there too, whether that be through Instagram, Facebook, You Tube or even a blog, without necessarily having to dilute it for your audience.  The more there are of us out here taking up space, the more collective noise we will make and the more people will have to listen to what we have to say.  And it’s usually really interesting, btw".

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A Day With... Jodie Clarke

When Clarke was about four months old I went looking for accessories for her hair and a Black rag doll but couldn’t find anything that represented her, so I decided to do something about it!

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