Archive of ‘Motherhood’ category

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5 Different Types of Moms: Which One Are You?

I came across a hilarious video on Huffington Post this week about how there are 5 different types of moms: The PTA Mom (goody two shoes), The Parenting Expert Mom (know it all), The Crunchy Mom (organic health nut), The Hipster Mom (hippie) and my personal favorite, The Poop Or Chocolate Mom (who is a […] Read more…

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What Else Is For Girls?

I love those special undisturbed moments when I get to really know Ella. When I can listen to her babble about all the things that matter to her. When I can ask her pointed questions and through her answers, learn her personality and get a taste of the woman she might grow up to be. […] Read more…

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5 Lessons On Motherhood

My baby turned 5 years old! I can hardly believe it. Just the other day, she was a tiny human living inside of my tummy and randomly tickling my lady bits. Now? She’s a sassy pre-tween begging to wear my heels and lipstick! Time has zoomed by. The past 5 years have shown me the […] Read more…

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Happy Birthday Ella!

Forgive me friends, for I have sinned and it has been WAY TOO LONG since my last confession blog post. The past two weeks have been absolute madness at work. However! Though I may be failing on the blogging side, I’m proud to report my absolute winning on the mommy side. Yay! Last week we […] Read more…

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5 Myths About Single Moms

I’ve been a single mom for close to 3 years now and continue to be astonished by the misconceptions many people have about this gig. Complete strangers form detailed conclusions about my life within seconds of learning that I’m a single mother. Some of these false assumptions make me cackle while others might land me […] Read more…

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Fake Swimming Time!

It’s bloody hot! Where, oh where is this El Nino that everyone keeps threatening us with? It’s been nothing but blistering dry heat lately, and what better way to cool down than with the good old tradition of fake swimming? Fake swimming is something I’ve been doing with Ella since she was a baby – […] Read more…

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Reading Time!

I am SO happy that Ella loves reading as much as I do. I’ve been reading to her from the moment she was born and to this day, it’s still one of our favorite bonding activities. Her nap and bedtime routine has remained the same since she was an infant: bath, book, bed. She even […] Read more…

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5 Kenyan Mommy Blogs You Should Follow

If the last 5 years of blogging have taught me anything, it’s that our local clique of mommy bloggers is as rich in diversity as it is in good content. It’s freaking awesome! Whether I’m looking for inspiration, information, humor or a virtual shoulder to lean on, I know that there’s a gang of blogging […] Read more…

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Hands Off My Child!

I get it. It takes a village to raise a child. But could the village keep its hands off my child during all the raising? I love the village, I really do. It’s a great idea – shared social responsibility, community kumbaya and all of that. I love the fact that in our culture, all […] Read more…

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