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I have neglected my blog for a while

Procrastination takes over. Life happens. Kids need attention. They want to be read to. Tiredness takes advantage of me. And I let it. I really work too hard. If only I worked from home. My husband needs me to be a wife. I feel guilty when I’m not. The house stays untidy. Untidiness bothers me more when I have to write. Meals must be cooked. If it doesn’t, and I feed them sandwiches, will I still be a good Read more…

By Kashiefah Chetty, ago
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The Emotions of my Life

OBLIVIOUS She decided not to marry him, and move miles away from home and her baby daughter.   ASHAMED When classmates asked where my daddy was. Or where my mommy was.   CONFUSED When I wondered where and with whom I belong. I was 6.   FRUSTRATED When primary school friends ragged on me for not going on the school tour.   RESENTFUL When I couldn’t.   DISHEARTENED When I couldn’t afford to go to the Read more…

By Kashiefah Chetty, ago
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The first day of…

26 June 2014 02:41:10 PM Yesterday was really the first day of the rest of my life.  I took my job back. I was happy and so was my husband. Him more so than me. Rather, I was happier that he was happy and not happy about staying. I felt like a disappointment. To my children, whom I promised to give more of my time. And to myself, my biggest critic. I was so sad Read more…

By Kashiefah Chetty, ago