How am I even a mother of 3? Aren't I still a child? 😆 Last September, we welcomed a baby girl to the family! I've had people say, oh, the girl you were longing for...was that really the case? Well, no and yes. In that order. Wanna know more? I have a story for you,… Continue reading And then there were 3!
Category: My Stories
Happy 3rd Birthday, Theodore
My dear Theodore, Happy birthday! I know you would read this one day. I don't think I doubt it. Or do I? This year has been quite the year. Two years ago, I had no idea. Last year, I was just getting used to it. But this year...we've walked through and come this far. From… Continue reading Happy 3rd Birthday, Theodore
How I Weaned my Toddlers off Breast Milk
Breastfeeding was a big thing for me when I gave birth to my boys. Once I read that breastmilk is the best source of nutrition for the first six months of life, I was committed to do my best to breastfeed exclusively during that period. I almost hit the six month mark for both of… Continue reading How I Weaned my Toddlers off Breast Milk
He held my hand when he was ready
I'm the kind of mother who believes in allowing our kids to be ready for something without "forcing" them. You may have noticed this when I talked about how I toilet-trained my first born. Now, this isn't something that started when I became a mother. I have had it in me for the longest time.… Continue reading He held my hand when he was ready
Marry your Best Friend
Marry your Best friend. Cliché right? But 5 years of marriage and 3 and a half years of parenting later, I realise it's not just something that's said for saying sake. There's so much truth in it. I'll tell you why. See, marriage is not exactly a new life. Life is life. The only difference… Continue reading Marry your Best Friend
Motherhood…A Looong Journey
A few months ago, my kids were taking a nap and I got to work doing the thousand and one things that I cannot do while they are awake and all over the place. I asked myself what happened to sleep when baby sleeps? It got me thinking... Wasn't it just yesterday that I was… Continue reading Motherhood…A Looong Journey
My Fatherhood Journey So Far
Cheryl told me to feature on her blog months ago: “Emmanuel, kindly write a post for me for Fathers’ Day”. I kept playing with the request saaa, now the time is up for me to come up with the story. Readers, here we go. We had enjoyed life as a couple for over a year… Continue reading My Fatherhood Journey So Far
Grandmothers: Our Nurses at Home
Grandmothers! Don't we just love them in this time when we make them grandmothers? But sometimes...just sometimes... See, if you have given birth in Ghana, you immediately know what I am talking about. At the time our mothers gave birth to us, there were stories. These stories were handed down to them by their mothers… Continue reading Grandmothers: Our Nurses at Home
How I Toilet-Trained My Toddler
Toilet-training! One of the most challenging milestones in the minds of mothers. I started reading about toilet-training early in the life of my first child and from most of the material I read, the average age that toddlers are ready to be toilet-trained is 18 months. Why 18 months? Well, by this time, most toddlers… Continue reading How I Toilet-Trained My Toddler
Happy 3rd Birthday, Asempa!
Wow! How are you three years already? How did time go by so quickly? How did I move from being excited about being pregnant with you to having a talkative three year old walking in my house. My Easter baby, Paschal. I will never forget how eager I was to bring you into this world.… Continue reading Happy 3rd Birthday, Asempa!