Endings and beginnings

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Three weeks ago my son’s life, our life changed drastically. We moved… I am not just talking about a house but moved to an entirely new city and country. Three weeks ago, we left Kampala (A city where my son’s mother and I met each other and had lived in for a very long time) to live in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Continue reading

Bonding

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As many of my readers know, the relationship with my son has not always been an easy one. He is most definitely a mama’s boy with me being allowed in the picture in fits and start. It hurts, to say the least, and has often left me thinking to myself “what am I doing wrong?” It got so bad that my son would not let me hold him, I couldn’t give him cuddles, I couldn’t carry him, and I couldn’t feed him or put him to bed. To say that it was incredibly frustrating is an understatement, I felt like a bad parent, I felt as though I was failing him and me somehow. Continue reading

Do I have to count

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Parenting, in general, has its challenges, parenting a two-and-a-half-year-old has its own special kind. Now that my son is a toddler, I have gotten to witness him becoming a real little human being, watched him developing his personality. On this journey of finding his independence, he has, of course, started testing boundaries. Continue reading

Multilingual

So, I have taken a really, really long break from writing and I have been asked by a lot of people, “What’s happened to your blog?” or “when are you going to write again?” The truth is that there have been a few reasons as to why I have taken a long break from writing. Continue reading

Episode 5 (mid-season finale)- Diapers and depression pt. 2

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It is Monday and that means post day. Today I’m sharing the second part of the two-part episode I recorded with Liz Kakooza. In this episode, we get more into her organisation The Tumaini Foundation.

Listen to the episode below.

Episode 4 – Diapers and Depression

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It is finally here! Episode 4 and the first part of a two-part episode. In this episode, Liz Kakooza and I tackle the difficult subject of mental health but also mental health and parenting. As well as her non-profit organization The Tumaini Foundation.

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Just like that he turned into a toddler

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18 months, it almost seems not real that so much time has gone by already. What once was this static creature that could only eat, sleep and poop, has now become a larger creature that can run, jump and say things. Continue reading