I climbed to mark my climb out of the darkness of depression and anxiety. Hiking Mt. Longonot for the second time as a mom was exciting for me. This time I was climbing for a cause that symbolised my struggle with grief, depression, suicide attempts, anxiety;and my journey to recovery.
Visiting a children's home taking in children below 4years at least once annually is our way of honoring Amani's memory...
The moment I spent with the children was the most tranquil moment I’ve ever experienced. I enjoyed feeding the young ones and playing with the older children. These children have so much love and their innocence is adorable.
I just bumped across this post in honor of Mother’s Day from naturallynn.com
Have a read and be enlightened like I have been.
There are many things that can ruin your Sunday afternoon. For me, is when Kenya power willingly go ahead and decide that we need a break from the continuous supply of electricity, and so the black –out lives on. I am bored to death; I’ve done everything possible to lure it out but nothing.
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Breast-feeding confers many health benefits and significantly reduces the baby's risks of many diseases and problems like asthma and allergies.
...The engorgement couldn’t allow me to latch properly. My nipples were on fire. They were sore and I even had a crack, the fear of my nipple fall off was real.
If you have gone through child loss, you know it affects your marriage. I know couples whose marriages have fallen apart, while others emerged stronger.
...never allow anyone to tell you that your child didn’t matter.
Show up. Don’t avoid them using the excuse of not knowing what to say. Practice the art of presence. Most of the time what a bereaved parent wants is for you to be there for them. Don’t feel obligated to say anything.
Did you know that everyone out there is battling their own unique challenges and issues we have no clue about? Many are the times we are too preoccupied with our own troubles/problems that we can hardly notice. Sometimes we even want to blame others for our troubles and forget that they are also fighting harder …