African parents are the worst. They will give you life and all the while, threaten you heavily of how they will take you out. They are known to manipulate, exaggerate and magnify a situation. Woe unto you if you once tried to block a slap or beating, you will be accused of attempted murder and … Continue reading Sex education or no?
We all have big dreams. Big visions that drive and motivate us to work and do better in our lives. I mean, a man without a dream is as good as dead, right? I always had big dreams for myself. When younger, I wanted to be a nurse and care for the sick and wounded; … Continue reading Delusions of Grandeur
Do you remember Lt.Dan in Forrest Gump? The one who came back from the war crippled? He blames Forrest for saving him and after they come home, he is seen struggling with the impacts of war. He engages in self-destructive behavior, is reckless and is usually angry. In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark struggles with … Continue reading All you need to know about PTSD!!
Have you ever been dumped? Or are you the one who does all the dumping? I know of a friend who claims to have never ever been dumped. That she does all the dumping. I donno, maybe she doesn't want to be seen as the looser in the relationship, who knows! Either way, it’s no … Continue reading How to dump your boy/girl friend!!
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
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!
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!