Individual cutting groceries

(Boi walks towards the kitchen to catch up with his mum after binging on his favourite shows from the Teke Teke Haiya Block. Do you remember Boi mentioning them?)  Mum, umeshindaje? Boi asked.  Nimeshinda poa, Boi. Why do you look concerned? I replied.  “You seem tired, especially because Keni was up all-night crying, and I could hear you ‘bembeleza’ her and now you’re washing the dishes. What time do you rest mama?”  Boi asked while holding my hands.  …

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Child playing with dad on a swing silhouette

Previously on Boi and his lovely parents at home: https://akilikids.co.ke/keeping-up-with-boi-teke-teke-haiya/ There’s a knock on the door. Mzee wa Boma amewasili.  Daddy!   Boi ran towards the door and hugged his dad!  “Mkurugenzi!  I watched your friend Dora the Explorer on Akili Kids! on my way home. She’s a smart one and can speak Spanish too! Any new word you’ve learned from Dora?” Boi’s dad asked as…

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Time flies! I was watching Boi play with his friends at the time when that thought crossed my mind. It was only yesterday I was changing his diapers and now, he can kick a ball high up in the air! “Ni saa ya kurudi kwa nyumba” I shouted from the balcony. “Really Mami, ata saa…

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dancing with dad

A few days ago, I was at the kiosk near our home, getting some groceries from our resident Mama Mboga, when she suddenly looked at her watch and yelled at them to go back home and study. After which she turned towards me and commented, “These children just like to play all the time. If it was up to me, I would have them studying all day every day.”

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