Love thyself

Dear Mummy, I know you're tired. I know you've not had a proper shower in days. I know you're sleep deprived. I know you're fatigued. Yet everyone needs you. Your children can't do without you. Your husband/partner longs for you. Your business/career is craving your special skills. But you feel done. Done attending to everyone. …

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5 ways to show love to your children

February is the month of love! Valentines Day is a big deal for many women (not for me since I don't see the fuss) but I don't mind the fact that time has been set aside in the global calendar to spread a little love. For me, showing love to my husband and children is …

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How to increase your breast milk supply

Breast milk supply is always a topic of discussion among nursing mums. I share my 3 top tips on how to increase your supply.

When breastfeeding hurts…

Breastfeeding is a natural process that doesn't come naturally for all. If anything, it's a learning curve for both you and baby - at least in my case it was. Having had a C-section, I didn't hold my baby (both occasions) until at least 6 hours after birth. With my daughter, it was tough for both …

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Embracing sleep deprivation

What is sleep?! I only dream of it - the good ol' days when I would sleep for hours on end, wake up and still want to sleep some more. Lol! My son Xander, is now 2 months (ululations!) but I have to say, I cannot wait for him to sleep through the night. Even …

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We made it

It’s real! It’s raw! It’s truth!

Karimi Kagwe

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First post of the year. I feel truly blessed to be alive to see another year come to be. I am not one for making New year resolutions because if anything 2016 taught me , it is that resolving to get through each day is enough. After all tomorrow is not promised, we only have today .

So ,it is 11.12 pm , the house is quiet save for the music i am listening to as i write. Hubby and Taji are asleep . It feels good to have a few minutes to myself. Our baby is now a 14 month old toddler, she has boundless energy . This week she decided to fully start walking. It feels surreal. In my eyes she is a walking,breathing miracle. My heart explodes with joy at-least 20 times a day as I reflect on just how much she has grown. I still have…

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Happy New Year!

I know we're 10 days into the new year, but you always have to say 'Happy New Year' whenever you meet someone that you haven't seen since the festive season. So "Happy New Year friends!" 😀 I'm excited about 2017 because i) I have vowed to be more consistent in blogging (so help me God!) ii) …

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