Archive of ‘Motherhood’ category

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Is Your Phone PornHub Free?

Don’t ask me how I know this but PornHub has a mobile phone app. That’s OK with me by the way. I won’t judge those who might need porn on the go. You know who I will judge though, and judge severely? Strangers that let my daughter play with their phones knowing full well that […] Read more…

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Bikes and Gang Signs

Ella just got her first bike! Yay for milestones! I remember the exact day when I got my first bike – a red BMX. I remember everything about that day too, right down to the green t-shirt and blue jeans that I was wearing when it arrived. Naturally, when Ella was presented with her bike, […] Read more…

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You thought I didn’t do it but I did! Photo Update!!! : August Holidays Are Here! (Oh No…)

Remember my post about the August school holidays and the fact that children need scheduled activities even during holidays because otherwise they become ungovernable anarchists? Well, a couple of Sundays ago Ella and I embarked on the “daily activities chart” project. And here, ladies and gentlemen, is the result! Her schedule includes: TV time, homework […] Read more…

Ella at 4 years old! (I need to break down her personality to you guys in a whole other post. SHE. IS. A. CHARACTER)

Testing, testing…

Testing 1,2,3 Does this still work? Anybody still out here? Wow. So much has happened since I jotted down my first post 5 years ago. And even more during my 2 year blogging hiatus after I moved back to Kenya. Do I have a valid excuse for my blogging sabbatical? No. Have I missed you […] Read more…

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Potty Time!

The first time I tried to potty train Ella was a few months ago, right before her 2nd birthday. I looked her straight in the eye and said, “Look kiddo, you are a grown ass woman. This diaper business ends today” And that was that. Well, not exactly, but that was the gist of the […] Read more…

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Happy Halloween

Hurray for the change of seasons! Listen, I love the summer and all, but that heat? It was beginning to get to me. I had missed my fuzzy socks and knee-high boots and hot drinks from Starbucks. And unlike the Winter (which I detest with every fiber of my being), I find Fall to be […] Read more…

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