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‘WAHI KUWAHI’

As a rule, I don’t gamble. Or take part in lotteries. My last attempt in…

MYTHS AS ENDURING TRUTHS

Why does Lion King the Disney animation appeal to both young and old? Its based on a myth which cuts across generations.

Read on to find more about the enduring power of a myth.

WHISKEY FOR THE REVEREND

The love for the people you lead should be always bigger than their mistakes.This happened to me once.Read on to find out.

HOW DOES A KIKUYU LOOK LIKE?

How does your tribe look like? Is there something like a common look for a certain ethnic group? Read on to find out.

A WEED IS BUT AN UNLOVED FLOWER

What happens when a weed is tended to tenderly just like any other plant? It turns into a flower! Does the same apply to our children? Read on to find out.

A STRING FOR MY LUTE

Bringing up girls is a tasking priviledge.But with a resource like the wonderful book Fourteen talks by age fourteen,it can be much easier.

LONELY IN HEAVEN

Children,when faced with grief,sometimes regress to an earlier behaviour,like bedwetting.How does a parent handle such? Read on to find out.

TEACHING GIRLS ABOUT POSITIVE SELF IMAGE

Pecola,the black girl in Toni Morrisons book Bluest Eye had one main aim in life-to have the bluest eyes of all.She lived a miserable life-since black people naturally do not have blue eyes.Is your daughter a Pecola?

THE LATENT STAGE IN GIRLS:HELPING TWEENS NAVIGATE IT

Most pre-adolescent girls are marvelous company as they are interested in everything- music, sports, nature, people, arts etc. Popular girls in literature come from this stage- from Goldilocks to Little Red Riding Hood to Wacici in Gikuyu folktales.Where does all this vivacity go when they hit puberty?