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Ban Valentine’s Day

February 15, 2017
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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…

Inspiration, Mommy Musings

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

February 13, 2017
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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…

Fitness, Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

When the odds are against you

February 9, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Running

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…

Inspiration, Mommy Musings

Loving Your Children To Greatness

February 1, 2017
Lilmissbelle-Love

“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…

Fitness, Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

Running

January 30, 2017
Lilmissbelle-Fitness

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…

Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings- The Runaway Nanny

November 9, 2016
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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…

Books & Toys, Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

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

November 3, 2016
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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…

Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings Monday- The stranger in your home.

October 31, 2016
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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,…

Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings- Of Damaged Men

October 17, 2016
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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…

Mommy Musings

Mommy Musings Monday- Why turning 30 is absolutely exhilarating

October 3, 2016
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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…

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