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25 to 25: Becoming the Woman I Want to Be

In exactly 23 days I will turn 25-years-old. Twenty-Five. Vingt-Cinq ans. A quarter of a century. It’s just crazy. The Versions of Me In some ways, I still feel like the passionate, wide-eyed 18-year-old that first skipped off to college, excited to embrace a…

December 11, 2017
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What’s in a name?

I once again get to cheat because the #30DayAfriBlogger topic is very similar to the #BlogTemberChallenge by AfroBloggers. The first one is My Totem (which I actually had to have explained to me because it means how your family is identified in Zimbabwe) and…

September 3, 2017
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How to Grow Up African

Growing up in an African Household in the U.S. was not all fun and games. My parents wanted to ensure that we ALWAYS remembered our roots and that were raised as Nigerian as possible. At the time, my siblings and I thought our parents…

September 2, 2017
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For 2017, I’m Doing Character Goals

It's half way through the year, and I wanted to take some time to reflect on the goals I set for myself this year. Instead of a detailed list of goals broken into categories like I did last year, I chose 5 character traits…

July 3, 2017
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Life Updates: Moved to Abuja & How to Bounce Back

After several months of up and down, I've finally settled in Abuja and I'm working on getting my goals back in order. Here's how I'm doing it. In the meantime, I'm also slowly falling in love with the crazy hot town. …

May 4, 2017