So this happened tonight. FYI- Jakande is not in the same category as Lagos or Abuja.
Another 2 months without a post, I’m so sorry. It wasn’t my fault… Completely. You see, not many people know this but when I was younger, I experienced anxiety attacks. I learnt to control this but now, from time to time I experience bouts of melancholy. I don’t feel suicidal so I don’t call it … More Mummy Moment: Sent for days like this.
We were getting ready to go out but because I had a piercing headache I told Hubs I’d be really slow finishing up. 30 minutes later he came back to find me putting the final touches to my make-up and he noticed I had a scarf wrapped around my head. “So is the scarf the … More We Love Our Shakara 😉
My friend’s 5 year old daughter was taking a test so that she could transfer to a new school. Since it was a Grade 1 test and she had only just graduated from kindergarten in her previous school, she left some multiplication questions unanswered. When she got up to leave the teacher called her back. … More The First Grader
Hubs is travelling. A sheen of sweat breaks across my brow. I’m feeling hot and cold at the same time. Oh dear, I foresee the headache and exhaustion already. What do I do when J needs to pee in the night? Who are they going to bounce off their energy on? I’m feeling sorry for … More Two Kids Like Four
We are driving along and I suddenly notice J is out of his car-seat. Me: D? Did you let him out of his seat? What is it with you kids and playing with your safety? Haven’t I told you the car is not a play ground? D: Mummy needs to calm down.
Me: Oh sweetie, my data is out. Hubs: That’s unfortunate. (Heading out the door) See yuh. Shaking my head. Me to D: Hey D give me the remote, my show is coming on. D: (Holds remote tighter) That’s unfortunate.
Dino: I’m hungry. Can I have carrot? Me: No, carrot is not food. Dino: So what should I eat? Me: I’ll make you something. Dino: Can I eat plantain? Me: No, I can’t fry plantain now. Dino: Why? Is your hand paining you?
Dino and Jay are jumping from sofa to sofa. I told him to sit down and stop jumping around. If he settles down, Jay will too. Three minutes later they are hopping about again. Me: Sit down! Dino: Noooooo Me: What do you prefer, sit down or go to bed? Dino: Or? Me: Go to … More My preference
Dino finds me making up to go out – Dino: Are you going? Me: Yes I’m going out. Dino: Are we going with you? Me: No, you’re not. Dino: Whyyyy? Me: Because you boys don’t behave when we’re out Dino: Even daddy?