Because You Were Once A Child

As we grow into adulthood and start thinking of having a family & kids, we normally have that idea at the back of our minds of how we want to raise our own kids. Do’s & dont’s for our kids. How we want them to behave and what character we want them to have. We…

Parenting Together

We all know there is no manual to parenting. You just get thrown in there and you have to figure your way through it and hope that you child gets the best upbringing accompanied with all the love you can offer. (Photo credits📷: Nimepoz Nation) I have been doing the parenting all on my own…

16 Facts about me

There comes a time in a blogger’s life when you do the ‘facts about me’ post..haha. Thought I’d do it too. Enjoy! 😊😊❤ 1. I am a master at sewing especially crafty stuff. 2. I fold my dirty laundry. 3. I wash the toilet every time I have to use it. 4. I collect combs,…

13.12.2014

This is the story of how King came to this world ☺. (these are the earliest pictures I have of King. I never took pictures of him when he was a roller or when we were in the hospital. Talk of shock & confusion. I barely knew what I was doing and how I was…

Elephant Adventures

Like two years ago I bought King this plushy toy elephant. He loved it at first. He would always play with it. He would ask for it immediately he woke up every morning. He would not let anyone else play with it. After some months it pretty much became ‘one of the toys’. Recently his…

What Now?

I am happy happy to say that I am finally done with my undergraduate degree. I just finished my final exams in August (I am awaiting to graduate officially hopefully in December). I have been spending so much time with King at home. He no longer goes to day care (I used to take him…

How To Get Your Toddler To Eat

My son is a really really really fussy eater. It takes a lot of encouragement, begging and even scolding for him to finish a meal. I have to deal with this since he started eating solid foods. Mostly he only picks what he likes from the plate and leaves the rest or he won’t eat…

What No One Told You About Building Your Home in Kenya

My father has built two homes for us; one in our rural home (Gul Awach- will definitely not appear in your Google Map even if you searched it 😂) and in Kisumu. Throughout the building process I have learnt quite a lot about building your own home from scratch. Overall one thing is for sure,…

The Sunshine Blogger Award

I am so so excited to have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Briana. She is a lifestyle blogger, has a lot of tips on how to get through college, fashion, and life. Do check her blog. My questions are: What is your favorite thing about blogging? I love blogging because it’s therapy…

3 Ways To Make Your Wall Stand Out

We often find ways to upgrade our house decor using furniture, accessories, art, etc; yet we could also use the simplest of things..the walls. Here are 5 simple ways to make your walls the center piece in your living space and up your decor. 1. Bold wall colour. 2. Mixing textures. 3. Using panelling. 4….

Art Pieces You Can Use To Decorate Your House

1. Portraits, pictures and paintings.  This is the simplest and amazing way to add art in your house. I love portraits as they are more personalised and they express your own personality & individuality. There are amazing amazing photographers who take such wonderful pictures, you can get a piece that speaks to you, that you…

The Liebster Award

I have been nominated for the Lobster Award by the amazing Nilichoandika(go check out her blog). I can barely hold my excitement; am grateful & thankful for the nomination.  What’s The Liebster Award all about? The Liebster Award is a blogger award for new bloggers, those with few followers, who are still getting the hang of…

How To Decorate Your Home With House Plants

I have loved gardens, plants, flowers, indoor plants and all things green since way back. When we were younger my mom used to have this leafy crawling plant that was almost 15m long. It would go round our living room in like 2-3turns; so she had this rope tied on the four corners of the…

Happy New Year 2018!

Happy New Year to my lovely readers! 😊😊❤ Am so so excited to be in 2018! I know this is the fresh start that many of us need. Another chance to start over, another chance to prove yourself, another chance to do try again, and mostly another chance at life.  Personally, I have so much…

Tis’ The Season To Be Jolly

It’s the festive season. A time of family gatherings, lots of food, lots of store discounts, lots of spending, gifting each other, lots of laughter, lots of drinking, and much more. You have everything coming together just to bring you joy 😊. The atmosphere full of happiness & love.  Here are a few pointers to…

2017 Done ✔ Checklist 

Am taking today’s post writing session as a time to reflect on this past 11 months of 2017. The ups & downs, the achievements &lessons (because in life there are no regrets), the happy & sad moments, the good & the bad. Today I want to talk about all the things that I have achieved…

Mum! Mum! Mummy! Mum! 

These words echo in my head everyday for the past approximately 5 months. I can’t help but smile every time. Since my son started learning to speak he used to call me by my name. Like we all know, kids learn from hearing & repetition. With the fact that I had my son while living…

2 Year Anniversary! 

Today I am celebrating 2 years since I started my blog My Bucket Full Of Love. Thank you to all my viewers, commented,  fellow bloggers, mentors, likes, followers, and supporters.  A big thank you to my boyfriend for encouraging me to start the blog & even creating it for me. Thank you to my son…

Good things

For the past 2 years I have been trying to learn how to drive using my mom’s car. I have been driving around our neighborhood. I have given rides (I love giving rides!😊) to countless people and each one always told me how I drive so well and that I should now think of getting…

Take Good Care

Yes, take good care of yourself. 💛 Being a young mom,  Its very easy for out to get lost, In the hustle of being a mother and studying. Remember to enjoy yourself, You are still so young; Get dressed up, look pretty,  Hang out with friends,  Go gossip over ice cream,  Go get pizza and…