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Intriguing Conversations with My 6-Year-Old

As a parent, there’s nothing as interesting as engaging in a deep and meaningful conversation with your child. The other day, I returned from grocery shopping and left the price list on the table. My six-year-old son, Seddie, picked it up and began reading out each item of purchase. This led to a fascinating exchange between us: Seddie: Mummy, what is feminine care? Me: That must be Tampax, I answered while washing the fruits. Seddie: What is Tampax? Me: Eeemmh,…

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TRUSTING like a child

“The innocence of children is what makes them stand out as a shining example to the rest of the world.” – Kurt Chambers Children are the most loving, curious, and innocent beings on earth. I love their innocence, especially how trusting they are, without a care in the world. Earlier this week, I dashed into my room to pick an item when my eyes fell on a white paper planted right in the middle of my dresser! A curious glance at…

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The Word Diligence

Be diligent at what your hands find to do, for diligence is the mother of good fortune. A fortnight ago, I was opportune to speak on a panel of 4 at the just concluded Icreate Skills festival. The discussion was on creating an enabling environment for Artificial intelligence (AI) by analyzing different integration models for the digitalization of TVET, simply put, how do we digitalize the employment of tradesmen? It was my first time speaking in that capacity, and I…

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Circa 2015, I quit my job and was just content with not knowing what next and just taking it a day at a time. The job was so toxic I felt like I had just been released from prison and was basking in my newfound freedom. While what was ahead was quite uncertain and I had no clue what I wanted to do next. At that time, I was content and grateful to just be alive. You see, you never…

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Born A Female – Diary Entry

In my African Home You work your spinal cord to its untimely death. May its gentle soul Rest In Peace. You walk your feet till its ends fray. You serve everyone that has a stomach and a pair of legs that is forbidden from stepping into the kitchen because they’re what?  Males. Oh! You dare not complain – you’re not even allowed to. You bear the pains with a gentle strength for failure to keep to this law makes you…

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Gratitude Half year review July new month perceptive.


“Gratitude opens the door to the power, the wisdom, and the creativity of the Universe” – Deepak Chopra “Reflection enables us to evaluate experience, learn from mistakes, repeat successes, revise and plan” – Sherry Swain It’s July, the seventh month of 2018 and I am excited! All though it feels like it was a few weeks ago we watched those beautiful fireworks usher in 2018 amidst excited shouts of Happy New Year. One, accompanied with strong handshakes, bear hugs and…

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