20th November 2023

Dealing With Grief As a

Life is unpredictable and there will come a time when the inevitable passing of a loved one hits you when you least expect it. When that morbid and dark cloud

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13th November 2023

An Apology To My First

It is often said that there’s no love like the First Real Love. The rollercoaster ride that comes with your first love peaks at a lofty height and even draws

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1st June 2023

Why Tough Love Is Necessary

Lately, I find myself reflecting on my personal journey as umjita, and more often than it is required; I relish at the indelible fact that, some things are painful but

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24th February 2023

I am Here To Dream

The Covid pandemic and its effects were a lot on most of us and many of us have never been through a pandemic before. We also lost a lot of

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13th October 2022

Healing For Your Children, And

Today is my Dad’s birthday. I took this picture a few weeks ago. I was walking past and noticed Thing 2 and her dad watching TV. First I gave myself

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13th September 2022

How to Handle a Lifestyle

Petrol is now at R21 a liter and it’s said it will reach R40 soon. A lot of South Africans do not have much to downgrade from their lifestyle but

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10th August 2022

12 Hard Truths For Young

There are many rules, and at the same time you have to make your own rules. Whatever the case, there are some age-old truths for men that have stood the

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23rd March 2022

9 Men’s Mental Health Lessons

1. You are number one in any relationship. And NO! You not being selfish, it is the ultimate form of love. Taking of yourself, making decisions that best suit you

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2nd March 2022

To Ask A Black Man

As things stand today, to ask a black man how he’s doing has become taboo. To ask a black man how he’s doing is seen as an insult to those

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28th February 2022

First Born Sons Are Not

There’s a certain type of mother wound that hits first born sons, hard, and their pain is not acknowledged. If anything we have coined the derogative term “mama’s boy” and

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