LETTING YOUR CHILD KNOW THEY ARE ADOPTED

This is the last post in the adoption series and I am so grateful for the past one month writing about adoption. The posts so far are not in any way exhaustive on the issue of adoption, but you can start from here, here, here and here. This is one very important issue on the...

CONSIDERING ADOPTION? LET’S LOOK AT THE LAW

Why should we be considering the legal aspect of discussion? What business has that got to do with a child whom you have chosen to be a part of your family forever? It’s important I write on this aspect because there’s need for orientation to make people understand the legal effect of adoption. I was...

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FAMILY AND FRIENDS, HOLD YOUR PEACE

“A butterfly that thinks itself a bird.” While that idiom quoted above may not make complete sense to you when you check the meaning of the idiom and put side by side with the subject of adoption, it is pregnant with meaning. I mentioned in an earlier post that my first interaction with the subject...

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THEY HAVE QUESTIONS, AND THEY NEED ANSWERS

Adoption is a deep and sensitive subject and it requires that you understand the nuances of adoption before going into it. Once you step into the water, you have to go all in and you have to be prepared for the journey ahead. One of the nuances you have to understand about adoption is that...

LET’S TALK ABOUT ADOPTION

I know quite well that this is not a topic that is readily accepted in our clime (Africa), and most people do not even see a reason for adoption. My first major interaction on the subject of adoption was in my third year in the university. It was a family law class, and the lecturer...

A THREE-FOLD CORD IS NOT EASILY BROKEN

This is not going to be a long post in anyway. It’s just a reminder for you to help your marriage. “Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour… and a three-fold cord is not easily broken” (Ecclesiastes 4: 9&12). You and your spouse alone are a power couple...

LOVE OVERFLOWING. JOY UNENDING. PEACE ABIDING.

Love, joy and peace: three ingredients that make a home rich. They make it beautiful. They make it blissful. Where there is love, there’ll be joy, and peace will be a constant. Love is sacrificial. Love is selfless. Love is not proud. Love gives no room for the enemy.  A home that has love has...

BOOK RELEASE: A WITHERED FLOWER AND FOR MY MARRIAGE

The book, A Withered Flower that was first written in 2016 as a short story has now metamorphosed into a novella. I honestly did not envisage it to turn out how it turned out as the story decided to take wings and fly, and I was left to simply follow after it. There are people...

SERVE YOUR SPOUSE WITH LOVE

Imagine you come back from work or the market, and getting to the kitchen you see all the dishes you were to wash already clean and arranged in the right place. Also imagine that your pile of laundry has been taken care of. How would you feel? I’m certain your heart will bless whosoever has...

LOVE WITH YOUR WORDS

We are all aware of the power of the tongue: can build and destroy, can mar and make, can cause progress or hinderance, etc. If words can do these things depending on how we use them in our relationship with siblings, friends and acquaintances, how much more do you think it can do in a...