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Making her accountable

By Babylove Network | July 26, 2021

Carol’s 4-year-old daughter, Daisy, loved to play, typical of most girls her age. However, Carol just couldn’t get Daisy to clean up after her play. Whenever she asked her to put away her toys, Daisy would throw a tantrum and stubbornly refuse to cooperate. Such situations are not uncommon in our homes, and teaching our…

What they mean

By Babylove Network | August 4, 2021

Going through a court case can be quite taxing emotionally and even financially. The jargon that crisscrosses your ears doesn’t make the situation better. It would help if you got to understand the legal vocabulary in the process of your legal actions, as it would in one way or another help make communication faster. We…

My Househelp Abandoned My Baby

By Babylove Network | July 3, 2021

WHEN my first child was 2 years old, I employed a house girl who would come in the morning and leave in the evening. This was because she was married. I liked her a lot because she was good with the baby. I never experienced any problem with her, and she took care of my…

SID-when the dark cloud settles over the cot

By Babylove Network | August 3, 2021

Sarah edged towards the cot with her heart beating in her mouth. The baby had slept for unusually long. And every step towards the cot seemed to affirm her fears. The baby was so quiet. The covers still-not even a tweak. Her trembling hand slowly exposed the baby’s face. Lord! She is not breathing. She…

‘Baraka’ after 5 years of infertility

By Babylove Network | August 3, 2021

Having been without a baby for five years, despite concerted attempts, Vicky and Steve Ogali could barely contain their joy on 4 January 2007 when Vicky finally gave birth to a bouncing baby boy, Nathaniel Baraka. In an interview with Pregnant staff writers Roseline Atieno and Rebecca Njoki, Vicky and Steve share their joy of…

Vegetables – Stir fry

By Babylove Network | July 23, 2021

One way to make children indulge in vegetables is by spicing them. Kids often refuse to eat vegetables due to poor presentation and lack of creativity. One has to be artistic to be able to lure kids into enjoying veggies. For instance, colour is very important to children; the brighter the vegetables, the better. Kids are…

The shoe factor

By Babylove Network | August 4, 2021

Many mothers cannot wait to adorn their baby’s tiny feet with footwear. The time that a baby gets to walk calls for a celebration, and which way to do it but to get your angel a pair of shoes? Don’t they look cute? Those tiny little feet encased in tiny cute shoes. Male or female,…

Gentle unfolding…

By Babylove Network | July 30, 2021

Continued from Issue 35 The doctor, on realizing that I was not paying attention goes through the whole process again mentioning the important points. I take notes: o I will have to start taking Anti retroviral drugs. o The doctor can do a prescription which costs about five thousand shillings a month or o The…

Give him playing armour – for less pain and less scars

By Babylove Network | July 22, 2021

It was a warm, sunny day-perfect for the outdoors. Pete went out to play soccer with his friends. In Pete’s neighbourhood, it was common to see young boys playing with no protective gear, and parents even thought that this would toughen them up. However, for Pete, that was no ordinary day and a few playful…

Tips and tips 35a

By Babylove Network | July 30, 2021

Bathing your new born o Until his umbilical cord has fallen off and his circumcision has healed avoid giving your baby a bath in the basin. o Start the bathing by wiping his eyes from the inside to the outside using a clean damp soft cloth or a wad of cotton wool without soap. o…