WinterABC2022: Amazing Reactions I Had

Some of Your Reactions To My WinterABC2022 Posts

It is the last day of the WInterABC2022 festival by the Afrobloggers. I tried my hardest to write everyday this month, apart from the weekends. Unfortunately, I was unable to write the recommended 22 posts, but I have done 20 and I am so proud of myself. To close down the festival, first participation on […]

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How To Effectively Market Products To Moms

How To Effectively Market Products To Moms

Effectively marketing products to moms is an important strategy. In most households, moms control the purchasing power on the products that are used. They also have the power to gatekeep other products depending on many reasons. It is important that those working in the marketing departments are able to get their strategies right. As we […]

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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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How Workplaces Can Create Conducive Environments for Moms

Workplaces Creating Conducive Environments for Moms

Workplaces are extremely important when it comes to advocating for healthy systems for parents. Different research results show that workplaces that have conducive environments for moms or parents have seen an increase in productivity. Their employees have been more efficient and effective on the job. This signals that workplaces have to strive to create environments […]

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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

does class influence parenting style

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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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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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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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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