They say time heals all wounds, but in my case, time rubbed salt deep into the wound. What the heck was Kunle doing at my engagement ceremony? Even worse, he was here with that…backstabber?! The moment I saw them, I felt a deep pain in my heart. My feet froze on the dance floor and … Continue reading Motive (a short story).
"It's not all about winning; it's about having fun." I heard my first daughter say that to her sister when they were playing a game today. It made me ponder. If life is a game, Don't we always want to win? Don't we always want to win so bad? Do we ever remember the 'fun' … Continue reading It’s not all about winning…
The way children grow! We don't even know how it happens. All we know is that hours turn into days, days into weeks, weeks into months and months into years. We take note of the milestones. Their first word, their first step, their first tooth, their first birthday... And clothes?! Gosh, we have a closet … Continue reading A closet of undersized stuff and a cupboard of forgotten testimonies.
My second daughter has a unique behavior. She doesn't like to use the toilet in other people's homes. She could easily use the toilet at an eatery, church, school or office, but when it's another house, it's a different ballgame altogether. Yesterday, she and her elder sister went to play at their friends house. She … Continue reading What do you do with yesterday’s poop?
Yesterday. Daughter 1: Mummy, you need to have another baby and it should be a boy. Me: Why do you say that? Daughter 1: See, we're four girls in the house and daddy is the only boy. Me: Hmm.... So, that's the only reason why you want me to have a baby boy? Daughter 1: … Continue reading What makes a family ideal?