Two weekends ago, my little boy hit the one-year mark. I released a sigh of relief, wiped the sweat from my forehead, the sweat that accumulated each time I woke up at night to check if he was breathing, each time I placed my hand on my back in the inky blackness of our bedroom […]
It’s my first ever Mother’s Day. I have a son. He stares at me and smiles so broadly. every. time. And it takes my breath away. every. time. I have a son. He is learning how to walk, slowly. His aunties hold him gingerly by the hands, lead him ahead of themselves and he plods […]
My dearest Toni, You have been there for me when nobody else was… at a time when so much was happening to me, around me, against me… you stayed smiling with me. Friends like you are so rare, sweet, kind, loving and non-judgmental. Austin is so lucky to have you in his life, as am […]
I knew you hadn’t. Forgotten me, that is. I feel I am always in and within your sights. Your grace waiting close by to catch me when I stumble. I knew you hadn’t. Because you never have. Your hand wraps around my heart, injecting me with warmth amidst a cold pushed in by […]
So the new year started. And I had not written a thing. Yet so many things have happened in my life and all around me. First, Baby ASW is now eating. Pureed food BUT it is still NOT breastmilk. Second, I am in Kenya. Here is how the last few months since I last […]
So, I am late with this post…he turned 3 months last month on the 24th but hey, better late than never, right? Here’s my little!