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THRIVING THROUGH LIFE PHASES

Loving a man and giving of myself to nurture our relationship is exciting yet challenging. Growing a career while staying relevant in my field is tasking, then add raising 3 young and very active children deliberately in this megacity to this mix is no ‘beans’! This is my life today! Plusssss I am focused on maintaining a fit, healthy, and trendy lifestyle. These roles are just three of the many others in my life that I daily strive to excitingly execute…

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DARE TO CELEBRATE

We had just finished dinner and were still seated, staring at our empty plates while relishing the delicious pasta, I had whipped up minutes after I came home. And then the song began… Hilarious and out of tune, however, the wordings communicated the intent, and I had a good laugh. “mummy, mummy, always giving us the best of meals, breakfast, lunch….. mummy, mummy oo… always the best…..” Daddy took the lead of the newly ensembled choir while the rest of…

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TO THE WOMAN WHO HATES HER BODY

If you own your flaw, you own your life – Nadia Addesi No one can condition me to be less attractive than I feel. I know that what’s inside of me is more beautiful than any physical trait could ever be – J Yamagucci   A few years ago, if someone asked me how I truly felt about my body, I would simply say, “I don’t like it”. Most times, I have struggled with self-love and acceptance when it comes…

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SUPPORT NETWORK – Lesson from my 8-year-old

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I love listening to my daughters’ chit chat as I find their giggles and chatter soothing and at rare times irksome. They frequently indulge in this when cleaning out the dishes, handling house chores, waiting for sleep to kiss their eyelids, and at those times that I say “no” to their request for extended TV time. Listening to this chit chats have been very insightful and revealing as well. Recently, I listened in as they chatted while cleaning out the…

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SPECIFICITY: Lessons from a 3-year-old

She was 3 years old, we had an argument about what she did wrong. She maintained her punishment was not equal to the crime, but as the administrator of the punishment, I felt it was. So, I said,” off to your bed right now!”. In an act of unwilling obedience, my young lady stomped off to her room. I had to stifle the laughter brewing within as I watched the little being stomp her tiny feet away in anger, it…

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THE EMPTY ROOMS – Savour the moments

The post below got trending a few weeks ago, it was shared on various platforms. I am not certain whose work it is originally, nevertheless, I appreciate the thoughts behind it. This post greatly inspires me and serves as a reminder to deliberately live in the now; appreciating every moment and time spent with our children.  It is good to visualize the future but also important to enjoy the present. Do not be a part of the crowd that always anticipate the…

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