• Cinderella pumpkins

    Things I Was Deprived of As A Child: Halloween Edition

    As the child of very religious (and very Catholic) Nigerian parents, I had a different upbringing than many of my friends. I still remember the drama that ensued when my godmother convinced my mom that I would turn into a witch if she continued allowing me to read Harry Potter. Luckily, my father intervened; I think that he could sense that this would be the one thing that broke me because I made it very clear that there was absolutely no way in hell that I was giving up my Harry Potter books. If I had to rewatch every episode of “Charmed” and actually turn into a witch to prevent…