Home / Tag Archives: housewife (page 5)

Tag Archives: housewife

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 12)

I usually wake up as early as 5am. In fact, my phone alarm is always set at 5am. And when it blares, sometimes, I get up immediately; other times, I stay for some extra minutes in bed. Today, my ‘extra minutes’ turned out to be one hour five minutes! I ...

Read More »

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 11)

“Thank you so much, friend-in-law,” I gush as I walk back to my car with Ijeoma’s husband. (This is what Ijeoma and I call each other’s husbands) “These people have kept me here for close to an hour!” “Thank God I decided to pass through this way. We were called ...

Read More »

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 10)

Someone is playing my favourite song ‘Mo le jo’ by Boqui, but whoever it is, is not letting the song play out before making it start all over again. This has happened severally, and I’m just about ready to scream at the person, when I realize that it is my ...

Read More »

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 9)

Today is Ijeoma’s antenatal clinic appointment. She is registered at 82 Division Hospital, courtesy of her husband’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). We have made a habit of hanging out on her antenatal days, sometimes, in my house, sometimes, we go shopping. But no matter what we do, we always ...

Read More »

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 8)

I spent a bit of time before bed today practicing the bible passage I am meant to read in church tomorrow. Yes! I was given Sunday bible reading! Me! I don’t even know how someone that mattered noticed me enough in this our big church to give me bible passage ...

Read More »

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 7)

It is my birthday today, and I am so psyched about our get together at Oakland today. Even though my husband still travelled like he planned, he gave me some money to sponsor out meet. I am glad we made up. I invited Nkaiso, Ijeoma, Chinwe and Mimi. Nkaiso is ...

Read More »

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 6)

FOREWORD: Anticipate an all new fictional series coming soon to MyMindSnaps titled ‘CSI: Naija,’ penned by a dear friend, Chrome Nonso Chinke. * Nkaiso sits across from me on one of the parlour sofas, taking dainty sips of her juice and listening to me talk about our stay at the ...

Read More »

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 5)

After three days of exhausting stay at the hospital, I am more than ready to go home, stand under a warm shower for two hundred days and sleep for five hundred days! We were asked to run a test during the morning ward round, and I had gotten the test ...

Read More »

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 4)

Plenty thoughts flit unbidden through my head as I sponge the feverish body of my son for the umpteenth time in two hours. I am very close to tears as I remember how irritated I was at him for crying so much on our way back from his school. He ...

Read More »

THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 3)

Disclaimer: Don’t even think I’m talking about you, because, I’m not. Dazall! I was sprawled on the parlor sofa, remote control in hand and flipping from one channel to the other. I’m so bored. I have kind of gotten used to my baby’s everyday absence. I have been thinking of ...

Read More »