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5 Steps To Achieving Your Life Goals.

As an immigrant at a young age, staying focused to my goals was another challenge that I had to overcome. I was still trying to find myself, and it was too easy for my young mind to become derailed. Life in the new world comes with a lot of new exciting things and choices that… Read More 5 Steps To Achieving Your Life Goals.

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Mindfully Mommying

Before I had a child I always had these dreams popping in and out of my mind about what I want to do with my child, what books I want to read to her, how many mommy and me dates we will go on and all kinds of fun games we will be playing…I had… Read More Mindfully Mommying

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Are you falling for Fall or freaking out about it?

I am one of those people who wait patiently for fall to knock at the door and immediately the excitement starts. I always look forward to many random drives I want to take in the fall to which my husband happily obliges. I am all about those sceneries around the country side, I love observing;… Read More Are you falling for Fall or freaking out about it?

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My grandma “kaahkah” legacy.

I recently had a conversation with a friend where we were just discussing that same question that pretty much every human being who aspires to be a valuable productive member of society has asked at least once in their lifetime and that is “How do I leave my mark on this planet how do I… Read More My grandma “kaahkah” legacy.

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Finding the Rhythm to My New Life As An Immigrant.

             The hardest part about moving to a new country or to any place, no matter how close or far, is adjusting to the rhythm of your new life. When the place you are moving to is totally different in most aspects of life, adjusting becomes a lot more challenging.… Read More Finding the Rhythm to My New Life As An Immigrant.

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A snapshot of a mind of an immigrant.

Well well well how to start this one? To those who know me or from my first post, it is no secret that I belong to that group that carries a lot of names : the settlers, the aliens ( this one gives me a chuckle), the wanderers, the voyagers, the explorers oh and as… Read More A snapshot of a mind of an immigrant.

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Shielded From a World of Tumult.

Growing up in a country that has been in a political instability for a long time, children get inevitably forced to experience chaos and traumas that are outside of their parents’ control. Among the incidents that I remember when the tension in the country started to grow very bad and there were various crimes going… Read More Shielded From a World of Tumult.

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Where it all began

Many of my conversations when I meet an new acquaintance go a little like this: Aquantance: “So where are you from? I hear a little accent when you speak. Sometimes I throw in that awkward joke that I just got in town from the south or that I am originally from chicago, but normally I… Read More Where it all began

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Hello world!

I am Denise, born in the heart of Africa in a small country of Rwanda located just slightly below the equator, I was lucky enough to be the first of five children. I am a daughter, became a sister, chose to be a friend, made into a wife and recently promoted to a mother. I… Read More Hello world!