Do African Women See Western Moms As Ideal?

African women

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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African Moms Living in Diaspora with Brenda Malinki

African moms living in diaspora

African moms living in the diaspora experience motherhood a bit differently from us living in the motherland. In a way, they are separated from their immediate families, and often have to do things on their own. I decided to have a conversation with Brenda Malinki to give us an insight into the topic. We have […]

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6 Malawian Traditions For Moms After Giving Birth

traditions after giving birth

Birth, and birthing, this is something that every pregnant woman thinks of. The minute one finds out that they are pregnant, they start thinking of the birth process. It is also this time when you get so much information, your head feels like it will burst. If you are a Malawian mom, then you must […]

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4 Month Baby Update: Sweet Little Champ

4 month baby update

4-month baby update; Evan turned 4 months on 1st April 2022. My sweet little champ turned 4 months a few days ago, such an amazing moment. I know I am late, but the point of these updates is to allow me one day to look back and mesmerize at every single moment of raising my […]

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The 7 Best Life Lessons On Being A Mom

7 best life lessons on being a mom

What does being a mom mean and what are the best life lessons learned on being a mom? Well, it has been four months of me being a mom, and already can attest that there are just so many lessons to learn from this journey. As a new parent, I believe you still get those […]

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4 Ways To Help Your Baby Sleep Through The Night

Getting your baby to sleep through the night can be challenging, especially for new moms. It can get frustrating to be awake the whole night, all you think of is how to get your baby sleep through the night. I was exactly where you are a couple of months ago, but with some tips, I […]

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Taking Care of a NewBorn as a Single Mom

taking care of a newborn as a single mom

As a single mom, taking care of a newborn can be one of the most difficult tasks to ever encounter. As a new mom, the challenge of taking care of a newborn is not as we imagine during pregnancy. We often think things in a fantasy way, imagining how it will all play out. However, […]

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Handling My Working-Mom Guilt: It Is Brutal

handling working-mom guilt

Working-mom guilt is one of the hardest things that one can face when they have their first child. I recently just went back to my job, and for the first week, the working-mom guilt really hit me hard. This is my third week of work, slowly both Evan and I are getting used to the […]

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3 Months Baby Update and My Fourth Trimester

Evan's 3 months baby update

Evan turned 3 months old on the 1st of March, and like always, here is the 3 months baby update. However, the twist of this update is that I also wanted to share an update on how I am truly doing. As usual, even as I am writing this, I am still wondering where the […]

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Two-Month-Old Baby Update: How Time Flies

I am in utter disbelief that I am here writing the two-month-old baby update. Seems like yesterday when I was in the operation room being shown Evan’s face for the first time. How time has flown by. Well, it’s February 1st, which means it’s Evan’s two month birthday.  It still hasn’t clicked that I […]

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