Merry BeeBee Day

It is that time of the year.  A most special day indeed. The day you came and changed my world forever. My lovely baby girl born on Christmas day This is also the toughest day Because you are there and I am here  Missing your birthday was very hard for me. Your Grandma did great….

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BeeBee’s first Cultural Day Celebration

Having my only kid away from me was the toughest decision I have ever made. It is a decision I question all the time. I have flown to Nigeria twice to see her in a span of three months and I will go again soon. I know it is believed to be for her own…

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It is the little things….

A while back, I was in Nigeria. I went to see my mother. It was hot and I was grumpy. My folks have decided to issue a cold war with door bells because they refuse to install them. So there I was, grumpy and angry, waiting for my mum to pick my call and open…

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The Childless Nigerian Wife

I came across this post from my one of my favourite bloggers and friend Ilsa Aida and it inspired me to write this. Here are a few excerpts That beautiful day arrives. You dance, you are excited, you feel beautiful, finally you have been joined at the hip with the man of your dreams (or…

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Beebee’s party in a few ………….

Hello everyone. It has been a while. Big shout to all mothers o. Today is Beebee’s party. It was initially scheduled for the 14th of February but a number of things came up. Mother in law left earlier than expected leaving me seriously overwhelmed. Also, it happened to be the anniversary of the Bahraini uprising,…

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Runaway Kids…..Where is that cane?

Hello everyone. This past couple of weeks have been quite interesting. Not so much for me as I have been dealing with a tsunami of a headache, but a lot has been going on in my country, socially, politically and cozai….religiously. While there is an issue that I am just itching to dwell on, I…

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I screwed up years ago, but Now I want my Redemption

Hello Hera Saw in your ‘ABOUT’ that you were/are a lawyer. I am wondering if you could give me some advice. I know people are probably not going to be very sympathetic to my issue, but no one is perfect. So no one should judge me. My story is similar to a Nigerian movie which…

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Stop Breeding!!!!

Yesterday, I was having an argument with an old friend (we have the same argument once a week and three things have been made clear. We enjoy the argument; We are NEVER going to agree and We both think we are right). The argument stems from his logic that the white man is still holding…

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Daily Prompt. Having Hope

The daily post presently has a challenge titled Unleash your inner dickinson. I usually don’t do poems but this is an issue close to my heart and a lot of women out there . So here it goes Only one line appears on the stick Her heart sinks but she has hope The red-letter days…

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Beat that kid….a little…..

Daughter- Mummy i don’t like you anymore Mummy-(drops her magazine) Why dear? Daughter- Because you are always flogging me and Junior all the time. Mummy- (picks up cane) How dare you? I am going to beat you until you like me. True story. The lady telling me this was a mother of three. I am…

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