So I think out of all the things I have to do as mother, this is the one thing I dreaded the most. I had been contemplating potty training my daughter for a long while because well, diapers are expensive and to be honest I was kinda getting tired of changing them but the thought… Read More We’re Potty Trained (well almost), Here’s What I Learnt!
When I was growing up, I recall some very interesting corrective measures my mum used in those days. She could flog, beat, delay your meal or deny you some special offers given to other siblings just to drive home her message that you have committed a crime and ensure you remain on the right part… Read More Discipline: Then VS Now
I read somewhere that the propensity to learn or to implement a learning acquisition can be passed down to children genetically. I do not know how far true this is but I found myself wondering if it is why my Nunu loves books so much. I started reading to her a couple of months after… Read More Reading Time Is Bonding Time In My Home
My husband and I had a discussion a couple of days ago. It eluded to the question if you are not going to get any recognition for the work you do, if you are not financially compensated for the efforts you make and if you do not get satisfaction from this work (not that I… Read More It’s All For Her!
Zuva ranhasi ndasarudza kunyora zvinyorwa zvangu mururimi rwamai nokuda kwekuti ndimi dzedu, kunyanya-nyanya isu zvizvarwa zve Africa, dziri kufa. Chaita ndizvipire kunyora muChiShona nhasi kunyangwe vazhinji vevanhu vanoverenga zvinyorwa zvangu vasiri vanhu vanonzwisira rurimi urwu ndechekuti ini semubereki ndinoda kuti mwana wangu, vana vake uye vana vevana vake vakwanise kushanyira nzvimbo ino painternet nerimwe gore… Read More Beauty of the Mother Tongue
Inspired by one of Connie Dia’s posts on Period Poverty, I just had to revisit this topic for those of you at the back that didn’t get it the first time around! Did you know that an estimated 30% of South African girls do not attend school each month because they can not afford sanitary… Read More The Period Question