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The Mummy Monster

Yes we sing ‘sweet mother, I no go forget you…’ but sincerely, part of what we will always remember our mothers for is their ‘Margaret Thatcher’s attitude. Fathers are always cool and calm, believe me I can count the number of times my dad struck me with cain, but my …

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Am I the shadow of my past?

Am I the shadow of my past?

One of the things I like to do as a mother is to keep journals; for myself and children – individually.  For every birth, I dedicate a specially made book which could either be a notepad or jotter collected as a souvenir to be ‘Our Relationship Journal’. Memories of joy …

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The baby’s mind 2: In the womb

This place is cool and cozy With an unlimited supply of resources Always at my call…or before I even call No lack, no pain,no tears,no stress Nothing at all to worry or think about So warm and comfortable, so homely In fact no word can fully describe the pleasure I’m …

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The baby’s mind

Every time a child is born He/she announces the arrival with a shout A shout that gives joy to everyone’s ear When you hear the baby crying Then you will see older people rejoicing This cry seems to be melodious because you will even notice some people dancing The new …

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My most valuable asset

Everyone has something that is most important, most valuable and sometimes, irreplaceable. If you ask every parent today what their most valuable asset is, I am sure their first answer will be ‘my child(ren)’, especially mothers. Some will say this by default whereas in reality it is their gadget(s) – …

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Whose responsibility is it to pay school fees? Parents. Get breakfast/lunch/dinner ready? Parents. Get the missing socks? Parents. Do the laundry? Parent. Be the clown? Parent. Act like a robot? Parents. In short, the list is endless…but in summary let me ask you, whose role is it to strategize, evaluates …

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