5 Ways To Care For A Baby On A Budget

5 Ways To Care For A Baby On A Budget

Raising a baby on a budget is one of the toughest things. One thing you must know is that a baby will bring a financial strain in your life. That does not mean that it will always have to be like that. One must learn to save money and take care of a child on […]

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I Pray My Son Never Falls Victim To Mind Games

I Pray My Son Never Falls Victim To Mind Games

Mind games, Malawi has a lot of those. Growing up, children would fall victim to so many mind games by their families, friends, etc. Often, these were used to instill some behaviors in us, and a lot of times, they worked. Recently, a friend shared how they victimized his brother to one of the most […]

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Is Posting Babies’ Pictures on Social Media Dangerous

Social media has become so crucial in our lives currently. We have created communities with friends and families on social media. Often times, we want to share our lives with them, to update them about ourselves and those around us. And mostly, this is done through pictures and videos. Precious moments such as graduations, weddings, […]

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Answering Your Questions on Pregnancy, Childbirth and Motherhood

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Questions Time!!! I have been so excited about this blog post. I have not answered any questions on this blog yet, it just psyched me up. The questions border around pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and motherhood. Another fun thing about this post was involving my mum so she could highlight other answers better. It is amazing […]

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5 Problems Likely Faced After Giving Birth

5 Problems That Women Are Likely To Face After Giving Birth

After giving birth, all you want to do is snuggle your baby. You get a high knowing the life that was blooming inside of you is there. All we ever want to do is drink them up, and pour them all our love. However, sometimes things do not go as planned. Complications can occur either […]

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My Little Brother Has An Unknown Health Condition

My little brother has a health condition. We don’t know what it’s called. He was born in 2008. His birth had a lot of complications, most of which we still don’t quite understand. Doctors limited the amount of time we had to spend with my mom, let alone see her. She was transferred between three […]

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How To Care For A Baby Born With Albinism

How To Care For A Baby Born With Albinism

Albinism is one of the most misunderstood conditions. In a lot of African countries, people with albinism face high levels of discrimination and stigma. They also face a lot of violence, while most are projected to live until 40 years of age. Each year on June 13th, the world commemorates International Albinism Awareness Day, hence […]

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How Class Influences Women’s Parenting Style

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Parenting styles differ due to a lot of influences. Past experience, education, religion, politics, and more influence the parenting styles that people adopt. All of these help parents adapt to ways they can control and socialize their children. I thought to ask my African sisters their thoughts on how class or money influences their parenting […]

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Do African Women See Western Moms As Ideal?

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African women have come from so far. We live in a continent that is a high patriarchial system, that is hard as a rock to break. Adding to that, our experiences are always diminished, and we often have to view ourselves as being less than others. One of those diminished experiences is that of moms. […]

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Why African Dads Don’t Say I Love You

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African dads are special people. They are 50% reasons why we exist on this earth for most. The reason we are who we are now. However, I have noted for years on social media that Africans are united in chanting one song. That our dads or parents rarely utter the words “I love you”. Many […]

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