As a parent, you probably got to learn about vaccines when you were pregnant and after the birth of your child. In Kenya, all children must be immunized to prevent diseases. Due to this, there has been a long-standing debate on how safe and necessary they are. Many issues like beliefs and culture, religion and … Continue reading To vaccinate or not?
Ever wondered why your concentration or that of your child is so poor? Back in university, I would go to the library to study, for exams, because catch me dead any other day, and I would never last 30 minutes!! My study partner would wonder why I’m not taking my education seriously and I told … Continue reading You just might have ADHD!!
They say parenting is one of the most difficult jobs in the world and luckily, pun intended, it does not come with an instruction manual. I have been one for a couple of years now and I can guarantee you it’s not a walk in the park. But we do our best and cross our … Continue reading Parenting Mistakes that Affect a Child Later in Life
Ever woke up and felt so tired and demoralized to go to work? Ever just wished that you could quit your crappy job but you had no option? Or funny yet, ever wondered if you could get away with punching your boss or workmate in the face? Yes? Then you might be going through workplace … Continue reading Workplace Induced Stress
Dear men, ever had a peek into a woman’s bag? What did you see? I bet you saw things and wondered what they were or what they were doing there? I remember mom would go for fellowship and when she came back home, she would have a Bible, a handkerchief, keys, half a cabbage or … Continue reading What’s in my bag?
Tony was married to Lucy and they were in their 4th year of marriage. The first 2 years were bliss for the two and all was beautiful but Tony was never lucky in employment and always lost his job due to one reason or the other. In those two years, he wasn’t able to provide … Continue reading How to tell you are in a toxic relationship!
Did you know that the great movie Sarafina! was based on the happenings of 16th June 1976 exactly 44 years ago today? Known as the Soweto Uprising, the morning of the 16th saw between 10,000 to 20,000 students from around South Africa hold a series of demonstrations to reject the introduction of Afrikaans and English … Continue reading Day of the African Child!
Bess had always been self-conscious about her body. She always cared a bit too much about how she looked. Her weight was always a constant worry for her. She would eat little, or sometimes nothing as she never wanted to pack in the pounds. When she looked in the mirror, she was fat, ugly and … Continue reading Do you have an eating disorder?
How hectic is it raising a child today? It’s tough, full of pressures and everyone trying to keep up with the Joneses. Parenting is already hard enough as it is, add the pressure of the internet and you automatically go crazy. I have been a parent for the last 6 years and I can guarantee … Continue reading Raising a child in the internet age!
I am totally and utterly afraid of heights; like I get dizzy when I go up a very long flight of stairs. The thought of me falling and dying gives me the chills. So it’s safe to say that I have a phobia of heights! Did you know that phobias are categorized as a type … Continue reading What’s your Phobia?