My Life Be Like

What is a Child’s Place?

Growing up that was a term that I heard very often from my mother and my elders. To stay in a child's place or in other words stay out of grown folks' face, no back talk, and do what they say without question. Now that is all fine and dandy and in certain situations I… Continue reading What is a Child’s Place?

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Single Mothers and Teenage Boys

Being a mother is very fulfilling. It’s a blessing to be able to carry children and watch them grow because so many women who yearn for children don’t have the opportunity to give life naturally. I did have my children at an immature age. I had my oldest son when I was 17 years old.… Continue reading Single Mothers and Teenage Boys

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The Significance of My Nose Ring

I sat in the lobby and waited. I was only waiting for about twenty minutes, but it felt like forever. My palms were sweaty and I felt like I was going to vomit all over the shop. The fact that I could hear clamps behind the curtain did not make the situation any better. I… Continue reading The Significance of My Nose Ring