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!!
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?
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?
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
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!
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!
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
Being pregnant and later giving birth looks great on paper, like super-duper great! So great that when you see cute baby shower photos and chubby cute babies, you are tempted to want that for yourself. Your uterus starts singing and doing summersaults and before you know it, boom, you’re preggers. Then you are left wondering … Continue reading Things I wish I knew before becoming a mommy!!
Here’s a story of hope, love, faith, and perseverance. A story of how to play the cards we are dealt with; of believing in God and not letting your faith quiver. A story that continues to unfold and I am honored to tell it to you today. My cousin Kellen, we call her Kesh, was … Continue reading She has an S on her chest!