I do not carry children,  even my children and grandchildren.

It sounds unmotherly to people when I say I do not carry children. I don’t like children rolling all over me all the time, and that is who I am. I  raised three children, two girls and one boy, but I did not carry them that much. I  changed napkins, washed clothes and did otherContinue reading “I do not carry children,  even my children and grandchildren.”

The power of listening to children!

An unknown philosophy riddle asks if a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it still make a sound? Does it? Of course, it does, but it takes an ear to listen to the sound. Therefore, for children to listen, it requires us to listen to.  A mumContinue reading “The power of listening to children!”

I am glad I never aborted my baby.

When you are young and in love, everything seems to be perfect with your partner. He shows that he loves you and there is a future between the two of you. However, the ball may turn around when there is a sign of a baby cry in the next few months. It sounds like aContinue reading “I am glad I never aborted my baby.”

A kind woman

A woman planted a mango seed in front of her house. She then gathered sticks and surrounded it to protect it from animals. Every morning, she would water it with excitement to see it grow out of the soil. One day the seed grew and she was so happy. However, this was not the endContinue reading “A kind woman”

A girl commits suicide after her parents blamed her for performing poorly in the primary leaving examination. It is a lesson to parents.

 A teenage girl scored 25 aggregates in her primary leaving examinations in Uganda and was blamed by her parents for performing poorly in school. She reacted by committing suicide. She left a suicidal note saying that she was tired of being a laughing stock.  It is heartbreaking and painful to the parents, siblings and theContinue reading “A girl commits suicide after her parents blamed her for performing poorly in the primary leaving examination. It is a lesson to parents.”

You blink and they are 8, then turn around they are 26. Before you know it they are parents. So take it easy, mama. Let them stand on the balcony or veranda and sing to the top of their voices. Read them their favourite stories, sing them their best songs. Let them run up and down because that is the only time they have to be kids. Hug them whenever they want to. You may be losing your mind now, but believe me, you are raising the best version of yourself.

Why do women gain weight after giving birth?

I weighed around 58 to 60k.g before and during pregnancy despite eating everything. I used to eat bread, chapatti, ice cream, milk tea, and rice. As much as I ate all these foods, I did not exercise a lot apart from rope skipping, volleyball which I did for fun, and taking a walk during pregnancy.Continue reading “Why do women gain weight after giving birth?”