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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
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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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Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings- Of Damaged Men

Thursday, 5.00pm. I am at Kempinsky for this Bloomberg forum on Forex. The room is a fusion of modern and medieval architecture.  A thick blue Persian rug with yellow prints akin to the Brush Script MT font (does anyone ever…

October 17, 2016
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Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings Monday- Why turning 30 is absolutely exhilarating

If you think my dental formula is crooked, you clearly did not know me in my teenage hood. My teeth were an eyesore then. As a result of resisting having my milk teeth pulled out and sucking my thumb until…

October 3, 2016
Lilmissbelle-Xena & Kobi
Fashion & Style, Xena's chronicles

My second studio experience (NTV AM LIVE)

Days of the week are finally beginning to make sense to me, thanks to my new teachers. Today is Tuesday. I wake up from my afternoon nap to a pleasant surprise. Grandma is perched on the couch with a glass…

September 23, 2016
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Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings Monday-Getting Back Up

What would you do when on a Wednesday morning you go through your 4 year old daughter’s school bag and find pending assignments that were sent home last Friday? Worse still, you flick through the diary and find a reminder…

September 19, 2016
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Fashion & Style, Inspiration, Kenyan Kids Fashion

50 Days of Kenyan Kids Fashion- Day 25: Blogging basics and collaborations

Let’s get this straight. I  do not think of myself a guru in blogging and neither am I adroit at brand management and securing collaborations. Nevertheless, I believe that over the last 15 months of running this blog, I have…

September 9, 2016
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Fashion & Style, Kenyan Kids Fashion

50 Days of Kenyan Kids Fashion- Day 24

Over the past few days, Nairobi weather has decided to demonstrate its unrivalled schizophrenic capabilities much to the shock of everybody. I have never been one to be weighed down by the cold weather. If anything, only my upper body used to suffer…

September 8, 2016
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Fashion & Style, Kenyan Kids Fashion, Mommy Musings

50 Days of Kenyan Kids Fashion- Day 23

Today was Xena’s first day in Kindergarten in uniform. This means that she is no longer in playgroup and has joined the big chaps in the pre-prep school, the ones all the younger kids look up to. Over the holidays, she tried so…

September 6, 2016
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Fashion & Style, Kenyan Kids Fashion, Travel

50 Days of Kenyan Kids Fashion- Day 22

Ten years after meeting my golf obsessed R, the sport is yet to ignite a spark in my heart! Worth noting is the fact that I long ago reconciled with being a golf widow given that it will always take priority over I….

September 1, 2016

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