Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas to Buy From the Comfort of Your Couch

Its only a few days to Christmas and woe to those who have yet to buy any gifts for their loved ones; you don’t want their silent wrath upon you. But don’t worry, Lifestyle Kenya is here to save you ass. If you are still torn on what to buy, we have provided a few ideas below. There are ideas for a guy, a chic, your kids and even your grandma. And the best part of it all, you don’t have to rush to the crowded supermarkets. All products are available on sites such as Jumia, Mimi, Rupu and Shopit. … Continue reading Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas to Buy From the Comfort of Your Couch

8 Ways Secondary Schools Are Dooming Our Youths (and Country)

What aspects of your secondary school life did you love most? A majority of you, I’m sure will give answers that can be counted on one hand if not one finger. Whenever you hear someone relieve their experiences in the first 4 of the 8-4-4 system, it is usually to talk about the harsh discipline measures, poor nutrition, horrible sleeping conditions and generally a prison-like school environment. A close friend of mine often recounts to me, with seething anger, how dictatorial (or rather ridiculously stupid) their high school headmistress was. In the space of time that my friend was in … Continue reading 8 Ways Secondary Schools Are Dooming Our Youths (and Country)

A New Killer is in Town and It Isn’t HIV or Malaria

For most of my childhood I lived in a village a short distance from Thika town. During those years, I remember the only deaths being those associated with old age; not even accidents or murders attributed to any mortalities in our village. Fast forward to today and though I have moved away from my parents’ home, I get death reports every one or two months. What’s even more surprising is the fact that most of the victims are young and their deaths were total surprises. A common trend All these recent deaths have one common factor; depression. This is why … Continue reading A New Killer is in Town and It Isn’t HIV or Malaria

How to Manage Being a Stay at Home Dad

Times are changing fast and what was unheard of a few years back is now becoming the norm. Whether it is because of health, finances, family or choice, many men are opting to become stay at home dads. This is a drastic change from the days when almost every mother was a stay at home mom while the husband was the main breadwinner. Being a stay at home dad means that you will have to leave your job, shoulder more housework, take care of the kids and stay at home most of the time. It however does not mean that … Continue reading How to Manage Being a Stay at Home Dad