When i received Mummytales cryptic sms I did not know it would lead me to the set of Victoria’s lounge, sharing my experience of being a stay at home mum.
30 minutes is very little time to share your experience of 6 years,travelling over Kenya while raising 3 kids,it is the most fulfilling thing yet the most difficult thing i have ever done.
You see,i never planned or intended to be a stay at home mum for that period of time but the experience and the growth over the last 6 years ,i would not trade for anything.
It is skimming the surface when i say being a stay at home mum was something i felt i could afford to do at the time.
It is a story of a lot of blood ,sweat and tears over the years.
But it has led me to my meeting the most fantastic women in the world,been inspired by great women like my sister in law Diana,she is a Ninja.
And it has led me back to Nairobi,the most beautiful city in the world.
If you get to watch the show on Thursday at 7:30 pm on NTV,remember that is just my story,part of my story.
It is not the perfect solution for everyone and it should not be taken by everyone but for those who decide to be stay at home parents,my hats off to you.
You will be spending
a part a large part of your time doubting yourself,feeling like pulling your hair out and pleading with a 2 feet angel who will not touch peas because they are yuck .
Maybe they will pull a tantrum one,two,several times when they do not want to do their homework and you will think your working friends are the luckiest people in the world.
But you know what kids grow up, you can never get those first three years back.
So whether you are working at home,from home or in an office,spend time with your children,know who they are ,love them and love yourself and cut yourself some slack,you are doing a great job.
And when you see me with lots of make up on TV looking like a deer caught in the headlights,be nice.