Teenagehood, teenager, teens

Real Talk: In My Teens.

Putting religion aside (although it’s a part of who I am), I figured when you’re going through any kind of challenge, it helps to know who you are. To know what you’re capable of, to know the value you add to the world just by being you, to know what to believe in and to simply know that you’re on a journey and everything that happens, happens for a reason.

Chat With Mum, Life Lessons

A Chat with Mum.

I love having chats with my mum, mainly because of how inspiring and insightful they get. While sometimes they may get a little touchy too, especially when she’s trying to hold me accountable for things I’ve said I will do and haven’t yet done OR when she wants to know what’s going on with regards…

Boshori, Child Headgear

Growing Up With Eczema.

 Eczema is a term for a group of medical conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. The most common type of eczema is known as atopic dermatitis, or atopic eczema. Atopic refers to a group of diseases with an often inherited tendency to develop other allergic conditions, such as asthma and hay…

China Utensils and Fragile Hearts

Remember when we were kids and there were special china utensils tucked away in a locked cabinet? With the fear that your butter fingers could have them tumbling down with just one touch. Which was the case anyway. It’s like kids had magical powers, instead of the “midas touch”, it was more like the “break…

#OnceUponAKenyanTime.

It was a trending topic yesterday and it got me thinking of all the things that made my childhood the best childhood ever. From the cartoons (looney toons, saber rider, road runner, sonic the hedge hog, Denver, sky dancers, captain planet, anamaniacs, lion king e.t.c), to the snacks (goodie goodie’s, super snack, crunchie, ball gums,…

Kawiria as a teenager *For her memoire*

Again I shall say that plinky does ask the weirdest of questions. But I guess that’s the fun part of it. Like really, describing how I looked as a teenager for my memoir *back-tracking*, seeing as I have gone through a complete metamorphosis. Here goes: Her teenage years were quite interesting I must say, that…