Lilmissbelle-Valentines
Mommy Musings

Ban Valentine’s Day

There’s something refreshing about gifts. The fact that someone thought of me and went out of their way to get me a gift, which hopefully they put some thought into, elicits intense gratification and delight in me. According to Garry Chapman, there…

February 15, 2017
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Inspiration, Mommy Musings

Loving Your Children To Greatness- Raising Children With Special Needs. A mother’s struggle.

Mary Warigia’s childhood was knotty and daunting. Adversity and rejection are terms she is all too familiar with. Her mother left unceremoniously and shortly after, her dad packed her few worldly possessions and shipped her to her grandma’s. He did…

February 13, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Running
Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

When the odds are against you

This morning, I did the running community and my orange shorts great injustice. It wasn’t my fault though and here’s why. On Saturday at around 10.00am, I drove down to Gilgil for a friend’s ruracio. Almost all the youthful attendees…

February 9, 2017
Kellie Gacheru
Inspiration

Loving Your Children To Greatness-Raising Stars. A Father’s passion.

I have followed @alfgachaga on IG for over two years now. His account is one of those that make me marvel at the beauty of social media as it delivers inspiration in small doses sporadically right into my comfort zone….

February 6, 2017
Lilmissbelle-Love
Inspiration, Mommy Musings

Loving Your Children To Greatness

“Your daughter is a bright, humorous, lively, energetic, confident and social child. She interacts well with her classmates and displays leadership qualities. She is able to work on her own initiative. However, she can be much too chatty if not…

February 1, 2017
Lilmissbelle-Fitness
Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Running

Had you told me 15 years ago that running would be a sacrosanct part of my life at some point, I would have laughed in your face. I would also have asked you to try your hand at a different…

January 30, 2017
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Lifestyle, Travel

Holidays

The best thing about taking a four-year-old on vacation is the fact that the memories stay with them. Since we all need a little (or maybe a lot) of validation occasionally, every time they recount an experience reassures us that…

January 23, 2017
Lilmissbelle-LED
Fashion & Style, Inspiration, Kenyan Kids Fashion

Childhood Memories

If not for anything else, the prospect of getting new clothes made December holidays worth looking forward to all year-long. December was like that tall swarthy boy with piquant vybes you mooned over at school. You could not wait for…

December 20, 2016
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Fashion & Style, Kenyan Kids Fashion

Dare to be different!

At 11.45pm, a faint knock on my bedroom door chills me to the marrow. I am lying on my back, head propped on a pillow folded into two for extra elevation. My phone is in my hand and has been…

December 2, 2016
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Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings- The Runaway Nanny

Three hours later, I am still shaken. My hands feel weak and my fingers lifeless as I fumble with the keypad trying to type away a harrowing experience that shook me to my core. At around 6.00pm, I had just…

November 9, 2016
Lilmissbelle- Young engineers 1
Books & Toys, Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings- I refuse to keep my child at home this holiday.

Has your child ever uttered a word or spewed out a stream of consonants that made you want to entirely dissociate yourself from them? Especially in a public place. Like the supermarket. Picture this. You are traipsing along one of…

November 3, 2016
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Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings Monday- The stranger in your home.

There are mind-numbing heart-wrenching stories and then there’s what I read on one of my WhatsApp group chats on Wednesday evening. It cast a dark cloud over my soul, leaving a haunting poignancy that I am yet to recover from,…

October 31, 2016

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