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Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

End Month

October 23, 2017
Lilmissbelle-End Month

This year, I have found myself increasingly veering off the norm every so often, a norm that I have worked tirelessly to establish. I am talking about the normalcy around my emotional, physical and mental space. It suddenly occurred to…

Lifestyle, Xena's chronicles

Silence

October 16, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Silence

The sun is out on a Monday, quite an unusual spectacle. All I want is to grab a caramel coffee from Coffee Connect downstairs, move my workstation to our rooftop on the sixth floor and work from there, as I soak…

Inspiration, Lifestyle

Entim Sidai- Beautiful Forest

October 9, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Entim Sidai

Imagine lying naked on white linen sheets in a glass hut in the middle of the forest. As you adjust your body -which is facing down- to find maximum comfort, you feel the warm air in this sublime space caressing…

Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Last Page

September 18, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Nairobi Restaurants

For the longest time, my brain has found it hard to internalize Friday as a working day. This is probably because of the culture in the industry that I work for. When I was a junior analyst about six years…

Hanging Out With Kids, Lifestyle

When your kids drive you nuts.

August 14, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Karura

You must find yourself chewing over this time and time again. I bet you at least once every week, you lie on your back in your bed staring at the crack on the ceiling and you wonder,  “What do I…

Lifestyle

When Your Child’s Singing Freaks You Out!

July 21, 2017
Lilmissbelle

You are seated at the dinning table just about to have your breakfast. It’s 7.30 am on a freezing Tuesday morning, so you’ve prepared your standard meal of two eggs, well done and a mug of black coffee with no…

Food & Entertainment, Lifestyle

It is OK to be selfish.

July 7, 2017
Lilmissbelle Radisson Blu

Leaving one’s young kids behind is no easy thing. It is unnerving, much like a life changing job interview is. It could also be likened to the emotions experienced when faced with a work presentation that determines whether you are…

Lifestyle, Travel

The more things change.

June 20, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Ngong Hills

I have been staring at this magnificent hill for about twenty minutes trying to gather courage to write. At 6.00am, the sky is dark and the hill only appears as a silhouette. I imagine that suddenly the curtains will fall…

Books & Toys, Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Book Hangover

May 8, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Book Hangover

Someone once told me that a reader wrote to him saying he wanted to cuddle with his words. I was appalled. What made it worse was the fact that this reader was male, and obviously so was the person whose…

Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Toto Wraps- A Mother’s Treasure

May 4, 2017
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It is 6.00am and I am at JKIA waiting to board a flight to Mombasa for a work event that takes place in the evening. I hope to publish this post before the flight takes off because once I get…

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