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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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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How Not To Be Gaslighting African Parents

how not to be gaslighting African parents

African parents are interesting humans, they are petty, witty, funny, and very manipulative. One thing that we understand about them is that they are not perfect humans. One of the flaws they have is gaslighting. Not all of them are gaslighters, but most are. In the second week of the Afrobloggers WinterABC festival, we share […]

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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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6 Malawian Traditions to Know Before Getting Married

malawian traditions to know before getting married

These Malawian traditions have existed for so long. After writing about the traditions Malawian moms should know after giving birth, I got a surprise phone call. My uncle had read it and thought it was missing other crucial information. He then shared some of the things that needed to be added. I thought to share […]

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My 5 Month Baby Update: Whelp!

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Evan’s 5 Month Baby Update I swear, just yesterday I was writing the 4 month baby update and now, here I am sharing the 5 month baby update. If you have been reading these baby updates, then you must be tired of me complaining about how fast seems to be passing by.  But it really […]

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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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Men Do Not Cry: Thoughts by Moms Raising Sons

men do not cry

Men do not cry, that is a phrase I have heard so many times. Before I had my son, these were words I would hear but they hardly moved me. Heard them from my friends when they would complain about their overly emotional boyfriends etc. Now that I have a child, a son to be […]

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