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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…

Fashion & Style, Mommy Musings

The African Print

April 26, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Toto Wraps

A month ago, Xena’s school set out to present a play to the parents as they always do every Easter and Christmas. A week to the play, her diary had this note slipped in. “Please note that the Easter concert will…

Mommy Musings

When your child’s theatrics take over your work!

April 3, 2017
Lilmissbelle

Studying for exams without physically attending classes is not for the faint-hearted, as I have come to learn. Especially if you are a serial procrastinator like yours truly. Last minute is the name of the game. So, you find yourself…

Mommy Musings

Pulverised By a Cop

March 27, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Shackles Off

About four weeks ago, on Thursday 2nd, I was driving from the gym at around 7.00am after having a barnstorming session. My head was clear, my body invigorated. I looked forward to having an electrifying day, one that I had…

Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Athleisure & Movies

March 17, 2017
Lilmissbelle- 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…

Inspiration, Mommy Musings

The Swing

March 13, 2017
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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…

Mommy Musings

Purpose

March 6, 2017
Lilmissbelle

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…

Mommy Musings, Xena's chronicles

How 8-4-4 came to bite me

February 27, 2017
Lilmissbelle- 8-4-4

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…

Inspiration, Mommy Musings

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

February 20, 2017
Neema Kids

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…

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