Tag Memoirs of a mum

Memoirs Of A Mum: Postpartum Depression Is Real. Learn From My Experience!

Someone out there might be going through this personal experience I am about to share and I hope they find this piece helpful. I’m a typical Nigerian mother who does not share my feelings for the fear of being laughed

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Chinwe Kalu: My 5th Child Made Me Remember How I Played In The Rain Without A Raincoat

A few nights ago, I went into my daughters’ room to check up on them. They had been asleep for about an hour, and I was checking to see they were well tucked. We have been dealing with mosquitoes since

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Memoirs of a Mum: Teaching My Last Child to Do House Chores Like Her Older Siblings

Chinwe Kalu I remember when my first daughter went for common entrance oral interview a few years back, the interviewer asked her if she could do any house chores and she reeled off all the things she could do. ‘I

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Memoirs of a Mum: How I Finally Got To Teach My Daughters About Sex!

Chinwe Kalu I was at a parents’ forum recently for the final year pupils of my children’s primary school. My eldest daughter is in the sixth grade. She’ll be eleven in July and will be off to secondary school in

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Memoirs of a Mum: ‘Discovering My Middle Child’ – Chinwe Kalu

My third child and second daughter was born with a full mane of hair, the right complexion and I was so excited. She looked right. She was pretty. I loved her as soon as I set eyes on her. However, she

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Memoirs of a Mum: “How Does It Feel Watching Your Kids Grow?” – Chinwe Kalu

How do you feel when you look at your kids and they look nothing like the babies you once held and nursed? When I was having them, I used to pray that I would be the shortest person in the

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Memoirs of a Mum: ‘My Son Is Now A Man’ – Chinwe Kalu

My son came home from school with his sister and she kept going on that he had something to share with me, something to tell me. He would just give me a huge smile, saying, ‘Mummy, I will tell you, just

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