8 Things I have learnt so far in my parenting journey

8 thing I have learntAfter a long hiatus that was necessary. I am going to stroll in here and act like I never left. How are you all? I hope you have been keeping well. Can you believe that I have managed to nurture and care for a baby for 12 whole months? A full year. I am in disbelief and so proud of myself. Especially since the said baby is thriving, happy and becoming increasingly independent every day. Most of the time I have absolutely no clue what I am doing, but instincts and doing my level best to do what is best for my little family seems to be working out just fine. Continue reading “8 Things I have learnt so far in my parenting journey”

5 Awesome Things You Can Learn From Tiffany Haddish.

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I first saw Tiffany Haddish on The Carmichael Show but it wasn’t until I saw her on an entrance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that she really stood out. She’s was so full of energy and confidence and I was in awe. From then on I have been lowkey obsessed and she hasn’t disappointed me yet. Everyone loved her on the “Girls Trip – the movie”, her comedy special was bomb too. I am currently reading, The Black Unicorn and I can’t stop laughing. You almost read it the way she speaks. Continue reading “5 Awesome Things You Can Learn From Tiffany Haddish.”

Homemade Plum Jam

Homemade plum jam

Homemade Plum Jam

I am a fruit lover. I love almost all fruits except guava which, I frankly think is not a fruit anyway and pawpaw. Right now mangoes and plums are in season and we thought why not attempt to make some homemade plum jam. The results were pretty awesome and not for a first attempt, I can immodestly and honestly say, it’s the best jam I ever tasted. The whole process took just under two hours. Continue reading “Homemade plum jam”

The burden on motherhood

 

 

burden of motherhood

I love being a mother. I feel like I should put this up as a disclaimer for people who may be quick to judge me for this piece based on the title. I love my little boy. The way he smiles at me and melts my worries at least for that moment. The way he knocks down my phone when he wants my attention while I’m talking to somebody on the other line. His tiny hands grabbing and burrowing into to me when a stranger wants to pick him up or just say hi. I could go on and on. Motherhood is one of the most beautiful things to happen to me and I shall forever be grateful. Continue reading “The burden on motherhood”

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Living in Nairobi is not for the faint-hearted

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Living or should I say surviving in Nairobi is not for the faint-hearted. Nairobi and Kenya, in general, is extremely expensive. Yet the cost just keeps going higher!!! Sadly, most of our income does not increase at the same rate as our expenses do. Most Nairobians have formal employment and side hustles and still struggle to make ends meet. Continue reading “Living in Nairobi is not for the faint-hearted”

A different kind of Christmas

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We all know at least one person who is Christmas obsessed, the kind of person that can have their decorations up from sometime in October to February if allowed. The person who derives some kind of strange pleasure from seeing Christmas decorations go up in malls and shops. That person who takes every opportunity to play Christmas music and will be focused on those predictable Christmas movies and even re-watch them. Yes, we all know at least one. Continue reading “A different kind of Christmas”