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!
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?
A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20 week mark; 80% of miscarriages happen before 12 weeks. The most common cause of a miscarriage is the lack of normal growth for the fetus. A miscarriage can sometimes happen without the knowledge of a woman especially if it happens too early into … Continue reading Miscarriage; All You Need To Know!
Despite the stigma that surrounds anything mental health, there are a few brave souls that still get the strength and courage to talk, encourage, and inspire about their mental conditions. The awareness they bring is one that is unrivaled. We get to learn, understand, and handle issues of mental health easily by just paying more … Continue reading Grace Wairimu; Strength Unwavered
Money makes the world go round. And we all want a great, fulfilling and successful life. So we work hard and ensure we have secured our futures. But sometimes, especially in Kenya, getting a good job or business might be a pipe dream. So we jump at every opportunity we get to earn money and … Continue reading How to make money online
Pregnancy is a beautiful period for many women in the world. Well, for some it’s a walk in the park while for others, it’s a disaster. Whichever the case, pregnancy celebrates life and has to be honored as such. A lot of changes and growth happen during the first trimester and it is always advisable … Continue reading The do’s and dont’s in pregnancy; 1st trimester
In recent years, the numbers on mental health issues have been on the rise in Kenya. According to a study on ‘The State on Mental Health in Kenya’ by Dr. Kamau Kanyoro, it states that at least one in every four Kenyans suffers from a mental illness at one point in their lives; this is … Continue reading Understanding Mental Health
Due to Covid-19, we have found ourselves in unusual circumstances and situations. We are now trying to stay alive by social distancing, washing our hands, wearing masks, and avoiding any physical contact. Most of us have even found ourselves working from home. Something we never thought we’d ever do. So how is it taking you? … Continue reading How to work effectively from home
For the last couple of weeks, I have struggled with writer's block. Can’t really wrap my head around what’s going on really. So today I was going through some work I had written a while back to see if I could get some motivation and get me going and I found this, dated February 20th, … Continue reading Forgive and Forget