Author: Kwach Wakhisi

How we raise our children while battling mental illness

Reading Time: 5 minutes All parents navigate different challenges as their children grow and develop from one stage to another. But mental illness might […]

Acute Organic Brain Syndrome: Man opens up about battle with rare mental illness

Reading Time: 5 minutes A few years ago, Ian Wekesa was this laid back gentleman, an introvert who preferred his own space and only […]

I found joy in blended family after a divorce

Reading Time: 5 minutes When two come together in marriage, they always hope to nurture the union in the best way possible, build a […]

The lonely struggle of living with dyslexia

Reading Time: 5 minutes Martin Gichuki, 27 discovered he had learning difficulties at a tender age, but did not know what exactly was wrong […]

Isiolo fights hunger for a full tomorrow

Reading Time: 4 minutes Fifty-two-year-old Emuria Akipin sits outside her makeshift hut staring at the clear blue skies in the dusty and hot terrain […]

How traumatic birth experience affects mother-child bond

Reading Time: 4 minutes Giving birth to a child is exciting, but also one of the most painful experiences in a woman’s life. Yet, […]

Coerced or too posh to push? High C-section cases stir debate

Reading Time: 5 minutes Four years ago when Rose Mumbi Wanyeki, 27, discovered she was expectant with her first child, she was excited and […]

Allowing children to be children

Reading Time: 4 minutes Recently, I came across a picture of two toddlers who had  torn several packets of noodles and placed them in […]