Lilmissbelle- Beauty & The Beast 1
Lifestyle, Xena's chronicles

Beauty & The Beast

4.37pm I get back to my desk from the board room where we just had our weekly management conference call. Its timing is horrible as it’s obvious none of the participants, including those who set it up, are ever up for…

March 24, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Running
Fitness

Running Hacks-Listen to your body

Ever been so bushed that you imagined how wonderful it would be to skip dinner and pass out on your bed in your sweaty outfit? Or maybe you wished you were a baby and someone would give you a bath,…

March 22, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Blouse
Fashion & Style

The White Blouse

A friend asked me yesterday if I had shifted the focus of the blog from children’s lifestyle to motherhood to which I answered it’s my platform and I can post whatever I feel like. Kidding. See, I find it hard…

March 20, 2017
Lilmissbelle- movies
Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Athleisure & Movies

Last Friday at around 6pm, Xena and I dressed up and headed to the Junction to catch a movie, something I intend to make a ritual. Side note-dressing for us lately means throwing on some sweats and a T-shirt. Unless…

March 17, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Running
Fitness

For the love of the sport

I recall one too many times in the past telling the mister how much I admired his enthusiasm for golf. To this I added that I wished I was half as passionate in something (anything actually) as he was in…

March 15, 2017
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Inspiration, Mommy Musings

The Swing

Saturday at 3.30pm. I am seated (or should I say swinging) on this big endearing swing at The Arbor. It is long and wide the size of a large baby crib with a thin but firm red foam base and…

March 13, 2017
Lilmissbelle
Mommy Musings

Purpose

There’s this episode on the series Black Mirror (season 1) that is dreadfully boring but deeply insightful and relatable. It is set in an automated future Britain where one must literally pedal their way to survival. These people, dressed in…

March 6, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Running
Fitness, Inspiration, Lifestyle

What’s your tonic?

Lately, I have come to the realization that there are four things I need to thrive. Writing is my purpose (or so I convince myself), family the epicenter, fitness my linchpin and travel my cathartic release. Had you asked me…

February 28, 2017
Lilmissbelle- 8-4-4
Mommy Musings, Xena's chronicles

How 8-4-4 came to bite me

The perks of having a very inquisitive child is that one learns to think outside the box. To not take things at face value. To see beyond the horizon. While it gets frustrating sometimes, this ability to see things from a…

February 27, 2017
Neema Kids
Inspiration, Mommy Musings

Loving Your Children To Greatness-Meet the Kenyan ex-banker that homeschools her child.

I grab my phone from my desk to make that call at half past one, half an hour after the agreed time. I worry she may not be able to answer my call as she probably is busy drilling lifelong…

February 20, 2017
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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
Mary Warigia 1
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

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