Yes, this is a post about how I feel when I see a Black child with a white doll and why I think it is extremely problematic. Yes, this is a post about why I believe that Black and dual-heritage Black/white children should be given Black dolls to play with. No, this isn’t a… Continue reading I Want That One (Not the Black One)
So, a couple of weeks ago, I was gifted some tickets to go and visit Shrek’s Adventure! London. For those of you who don’t know, it’s an immersive and very interactive experience, that also features some 4D action! Obviously, I took the opportunity to take the girls down to London’s South Bank to break up… Continue reading Shrek’s Adventure! London – A Review
This is Cilla. She’s a mum. She’s also a stepmum. I don’t have any personal experience of stepmum life. However, I do have family and close friends who have/are step-parents and these relationships vary greatly. Some are fantastic. Others are toxic. We all know about The Wicked Stepmother. She hates her stepchildren, especially if they… Continue reading What’s In A Name?
It’s not often that I come across children’s books that feature a Black girl as the main character. It’s even less common that I come across children’s books that feature a Black girl and her father as the main characters. So, how ecstatic do you think I was when I discovered the Daddy Do My… Continue reading Daddy Do My Hair? – A Children’s Book Review
So, today, Kid 1 is 9 years old. We bought her the new bicycle she has been banging on about. We gave her a bag of sweets to take into school (sorry other parents of kids in year 4). We took her to a well-known pizza restaurant for dinner this evening, cos she’s fancy like… Continue reading Yes, I’m a NICU Mum Too…(A Short Story) – Part Two