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Do not be too hard on me

Do not be annoyed when I kiss and watch my child sleep. You have no idea how many pregnancy tests I took. You should have seen the look on my face when the pregnancy did not have one but two lines. Do not make fun of me when I rush home to my family. ItContinue reading “Do not be too hard on me”

The big decision

Hey lovies, your favorite blogger is back. Today marks the beginning of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. Remember love shouldn’t hurt. Have a restful week❤️❤️❤️❤️ I married Jabulani on a rainy December day surrounded by family and friends. My feet refused to move as I watched my soon-to-be husband smiling and letting aContinue reading “The big decision”

A book review: Tomorrow I become a woman

Author:Aiwanose OdafenCover rating: 4/5 Overall rating: 5/5Themes: family, love, religion, death marriage, wealth, friendship, gender-based violence, “The damage couldn’t be covered by makeup; the bruises were much too dark and the swellings were much too pronounced no matter how much ice I put on them”. What I learned from the book-Love can be toxic.-There isContinue reading “A book review: Tomorrow I become a woman”

The fire has not been extinguished

Our bank balances may be in the negative. Our pantries may be almost empty and the fuel tanks in our motor vehicles are not able to ferry us to our next destinations. Our mother’s words still echo in our ears that we should keep on working hard and strive to make an honest living. It’sContinue reading “The fire has not been extinguished”

Uncalled for questions: Why I am no longer talking about love?

Once upon a time, I was a hopeless romantic, a dreamer, a lover, and a seeker of butterflies. I had big plans and they all included settling down with the cream cheese to my cinnamon rolls and popping some hot cross buns. That never happened till I met the man I hoped I would marry.Continue reading “Uncalled for questions: Why I am no longer talking about love?”