Some days ago, I finished washing and didn't close the tap properly, so drops of water trickled down the tap and into a container. After many hours, I came back to see that the container was almost half full. Against popular belief, success does not happen overnight. Success is accumulated hard work and continuous effort. … Continue reading Success is an action word.
"Mummy, do we have to go to church?" my six-year old asked as we got ready on Sunday morning. "Yes." I responded. Late last year, we moved to a new place. We were going to attend a new church and meet new people. For my daughter, it spelt disaster! She is very skeptical about new … Continue reading Dare, not dread!
My first attempt at riding a bicycle was either at eight or nine. It wasn't an easy feat. I pedaled and pushed, yet I could not balance myself on top of the bicycle. I nearly bumped into a car, I fell down and injured myself, but it didn't stop me. I'm telling you, there were … Continue reading Permit yourself.
Since yesterday was New Year day and also my first daughter's birthday, I thought to myself "what better way for the family to spend today than to go to a park." At the park, there were many fun activities to engage in, especially for the children. However, the boat ride caught my attention. I couldn't … Continue reading Where’s this boat heading to?
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…
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?