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FASHION FRUSTRATIONS/ TOPE AKWADA/ 22 JUNE

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Female fashion has really turned a corner over recent years and today's woman played a large role in that shift. It's no secret that fashion brands are now learning the importance of inclusiveness and diversity playing no small part in having a successful brand. 

9 WAYS I LEARNED TO BE OKAY WITH NOT HAVING IT ALL TOGETHER/ TOPE AKWADA/ 20 JUNE

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I'm almost 40! To me, that's a big deal! But have I got all my ducks in a row? By no means. Is that also a big deal? Not anymore. How did I become okay with not having 'it' all together...at this age? That proverbial 'it' that we are all chasing daily, that only a few find but that also eludes many?

HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE LOSS OF A CHILD WITH SICKLE CELL/ TOPE AKWADA/ 18 JUNE

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My brother died 2 weeks after his birthday in 2016. He was 32. The doctors had already told my mom that it was going to happen, that they had arrived too late for his bone marrow transplant and that he would not survive the operation even if they tried. So she was given the perceived amount of time he had left to live and it was within that time, she had to prepare for his passing.