I'm an addict and I must confess that I have been this way since I was young. The source of my addiction has always been close to me and when it's not I go all out to look for it. I love books! I remember how as a young child, we moved boxes and boxes … Continue reading Confessions of an addict.
This time last year, I volunteered as an intern in my daughter's school. When I was asked to pick a class I preferred, I intentionally chose grade one because I knew that would be her next class. I wanted to peep into the future and see what would be required of her in the next … Continue reading Anxiety
During the week my neighbor invited my children and I to attend her daughter’s birthday party. Her daughter was turning seven and guess where the venue for the birthday party was? You can't guess I'm sure! Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center!!! I was initially a bit skeptical, but I told my fears that … Continue reading Birthday in the wild!
This year, Mothers’ Day was celebrated on the 13th of May and Fathers’ day is going to be celebrated on Sunday 17th June. Yesterday my daughter’s preschool organized a mini combined celebration for Mothers and Fathers. The children sang and recited poems to celebrate their parents. It was such an emotional event for me. Hearing … Continue reading Mothers’ and Fathers’ Day.
Can you count how many times you have prayed to God for an opportunity? I bet you can't! Thomas Edison said that opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. This is so true! Early last month, a very good friend, Ufedo, tagged me to a post … Continue reading O. P. P. O. T. U. N. I. T. Y
Dear teacher/ parent/ caregiver, Do you know that G is for HOUSE? Yes! I also learnt that yesterday. After my daughter completed her homework, she brought it to me to crosscheck. The homework required her to fill in the first letter for the images that where drawn. My eyes squinted immediately I saw that she … Continue reading “G” is for HOUSE.
When you were little, I prayed you would grow up fast Indeed you did! You got a job, Got married, Left home. I miss your toothless smile. Oh! How to plan your parties, I would go the extra mile And how you leave the house Untidy, messy and unclean? I promise I no longer will … Continue reading A Mother’s Dilemma: MESSY versus EMPTY.
When you are awake, I want you asleep. When you are asleep, I miss you so much I long to hold you. Then, I want you awake. ©Zizywrites Photo Credit: Google Images
We were in a hurry to get to church on Sunday. My husband was hurriedly taking the children to the children's church when he bumped into one of the Sunday school teachers. Due to her age and size, she was taking her time to climb up the stairs. “Don't worry about me. Run along!” she … Continue reading Life on layby
I was casually browsing through Instagram on Sunday and came across a poetry contest which was supposed to end the next day. What was required was for contestants to write a poem of twelve lines in celebration of Africa day. The poem was to centre around the theme “Africa: our sound, our colour and our … Continue reading How do you handle challenges?