Giving Birth in Kenya: My Traumatic Birth Experience

Can you imagine pushing out a 5kg baby? Then add a blood clot in the brain. What happens when the birth of your child...

Sickle Cell Disease and Pregnancy: My Story

Hello Mummy Tales friends and welcome to today’s post. In case you missed last week’s post, I shared the story of Lillian Mbuthia, who...

The Day I Walked out of my Marriage

When do you know your marriage is over? How do you know when it's time to leave your marriage? What are the signs of...

House Helps in Kenya: How my Nanny has Seen me Through...

On the topic of house Helps in Kenya, do you have that one house help who sorted you out in your time of need...
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9 Biggest Struggles New Moms Face

Hello friends and I hope your 2021 is coming along good. On Facebook, I asked: "What do new parents struggle with the most?" And the responses...

13 Shopping Tips for First-Time Mothers

What things should an expectant mom take into consideration while shopping for baby items? In this post, I share with you some helpful shopping...
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House Helps in Kenya: Why my Nanny is my Role Model

Moms, what time do your nannies wake up? Catherine says her nanny is not an early riser, waking up sometimes at 7am, sometimes 8am....

House Helps in Kenya: How my House Girl Saved me From...

Hello friends, and welcome back to Mummy Tales. Today, I revisit the topic of house girls (sometimes called Domestic Managers, house helps, house maids...

We Live an Enviable Lifestyle, But I’m Not Happy…

This is a *guest post. “Not too long ago, I was doing my usual Sunday shopping at the Lavington Mall in Nairobi, buying various baking...
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Motherhood in Kenya: The New Crèche / Day Care at the...

A new crèche / daycare has been opened at the Chuka open-air market in Tharaka Nithi County in Meru, Eastern Kenya. What a relief...