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Kayla Greaves

Lifestyle Social Editor, HuffPost Canada

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After Nearly 20 Years, I've Realized There's No Such Thing As 'Bad'

After Nearly 20 Years, I've Realized There's No Such Thing As 'Bad' Hair

When it comes to black people, our hair, just like our skin tones, aren't a one type fits all kind of deal. And for far too long, in both our homes and in our communities, we've allowed hair discrimination to affect ourselves, and our future generations in more harmful ways than we think.
09/02/2016 11:15 EDT
Your Parents Are Proud Of You (They Just Don't Know How To Say

Your Parents Are Proud Of You (They Just Don't Know How To Say It)

When I was younger (and even now) I craved the approval of my parents. I wanted so badly to make them proud. But not hearing the actual words on a regular basis lead to me believe that I wasn't good enough. I wasn't smart enough or creative enough, and I needed to overcompensate to finally feel like I was making them proud, so I would feel good about myself.
08/15/2016 09:31 EDT