Category Family & Relationships

Wacha niKwambie Blog announced as Nominee and Voting Opens for the 2018 BAKE Awards

Dear esteemed readers of Wacha niKwambie blog, Since 2012, the BAKE Awards has recognized and awarded exceptional Kenyan bloggers in different categories every year. It is organized by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE).Wacha niKwambie blog is a proud member of Bloggers Association of Kenya. This year we are proud to be one of the five nominees in category 19 Best Lifestyle Blog. Thank you to all the readers, contributors

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I want my child to succeed in school

The following conversation happens in Masomo Bora Academy, a leading academy in Kisii County Kenya that offers education from primary to high school. Kwambie is excited to meet  Mr.  Elimu Juma the teacher in charge of discipline and academic affairs in the school. Kwambie’s son – The Champ has just embarked on his primary school education and she is keen that he gets the maximum from school. Kwambie: Happy New

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“..So what is your role all about?” by William Avedi

At the center of all businesses, and I mean ALL, are people. Whether in their capacity as consumers, employees, suppliers or other stakeholders, people and the ways you engage, serve and empower them are key to the growth of all businesses. My “Mama Mboga” would totally disagree with me on that. She has always made it clear to me how less of an impact I would be to her business

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A tribute to mummy and daddy at the brink of forty

“Jeez I miss my Dad, time to give Tata a phone call.” The only problem is when two sanguines have a phone call prepare for long conversations on the loud side of life and with expressive conversation. There are times we can laugh for a full minute before going on with the story, hehehehe Daddy. This phone call calls for ample time and a secluded spot where I will not

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A Tribute to Jack, My Husband at the Brink of Forty

With seven weeks left to my 40th birthday and as they say, Life About to Begin, as a count down to the same, there are some special people I need to thank Jehovah for as they are the propelling force in my life I will celebrate each of them each week as I count down. This week I celebrate my husband Jack, as you can see we compliment each other

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Relationships with the In-Laws

This advice was obtained from the site, “ Focus on the family.” You owe your in-laws consistent civil behaviour. Your in-laws are not just anyone. They are connected to your spouse through genetics, history and psychological dynamics. If you have conflict with your in-laws your spouse may feel caught in the middle. If you feel in-laws are intruding into your married life you need to set boundaries. Honoring ones parents

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Family is not necessarily DNA – New Life Children’s Trust Kenya Open Day 2017

I knew I was up to something good when the sound of children’s laughter and merriment were within ear shot from the New Life Home Trust Kenya 2017 Open Day themed #MyAdoptionStory from the parking across the road that had been  availed for the day. Like many who attended the Open Day and had never had the experience of adoption I was eager and keen to learn and soak in

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Kwambie one on one with Mkamzee Mwerevu – Planning for Retirement

Today popular Wellness and Fitness enthusiast  Kwambie is humbled to meet with one Mkamzee Mwerevu in her two bedroomed cottage in a plush suburb of  Nairobi. Mkamzee Mwerevu for many years worked as a teacher in a private school in Nairobi. She is single and has no children. She is now retired or refired as she likes to call this stage in her life and is happily enjoying her senior

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Leah Kiguatha Muteru On GUARDIANSHIP and FOSTER CARE

Guardianship is a court process by which the court gives you parental rights over a child who is not your biological child but unlike adoption, it is not permanent and the child, the guardian or the biological parent can go back to court to have it terminated failing which it expires when the child turns eighteen. It gives you legal ties to the child but you are no longer responsible

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Adoption

This week my beloved blog ‘Wacha niKwambie’ focused on a topic dubbed Baby!Baby!Baby! – Focus on adoption, guardianship and foster care laws in Kenya facilitated by advocate Leah Kiguatha Muteru. In her own words: “Adoption is the complete transfer of parental rights from the child’s biological parents to you as the adopter. It is irrevocable and neither you nor the child can legal disengage after the adoption. The child gets

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