Photo from Citizen Tv I recently saw this and my heart sunk. I felt for that poor baby, the family and more so, the mom. No mom, in their right mind would do such a heinous thing to their own flesh and blood. I keep saying, mental health conditions are real. But the society we … Continue reading Will Mental Health Ever Be Taken Serious In Kenya?
There’s something about African men; tough exteriors, zero emotions and toxic masculinity. Okay. Not all African men but I swear, almost all of them! Especially our dear beloved Kenyan brothers. Granted, the toughness they harbor is necessary for the world we live in. They have to show that they are men enough even though it … Continue reading How African Dads Can Bond Better With Their Kids!!
In 2017, a woman committed suicide by throwing herself in front of oncoming traffic and one of the reasons was cyber bullying. She had been mocked and ridiculed after she asked advise from a famous Facebook group in Kenya. In 2019, a 14 year old girl killed herself after she was bullied by a teacher for being on her period. The ridicule and shame contributed greatly to her death.
Image by Brian I met Brayo a little over 6 years ago after I got married. His family and my in-laws are great close family friends. Brayo is fun, outgoing and a people’s person. He is kind, always ready to help and super respectful. And he has a twin brother. Ask me about him later! … Continue reading Brian Oyoo; Overcoming Depression and Soaring High
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!!