Monday, February 19, 2024

Hello, I am Folakemi - call me FK. Welcome to my blog!

I write about family, faith, work and Life. My pieces focus on how I am learning to bloom in all these and I welcome you to bloom with me.

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To you, Long Distance Mum

Dear Mum - with kids miles away, I cannot claim to know how you feel, still, I am writing this for you, to let you know that you are seen, wherever in the world you may be. If you have been following my blog you would know that I...

Practicing Kindness

In a world where you can be anything, be kind - Zara Bejmyr I used to be a mindless surfer of the internet and social media. I am less so now, and sometimes I go weeks without opening Instagram or my Quora notifications. That said, today, I am...

How to move on, without closure

Closure means different things to different people; acceptance, apology, explanation, restitution, reconciliation, a gift, or a simple recall of something that was said. Sometimes it is a combination of at least two of these. In a broad sense, closure is an action or interaction that suffices as...

As Thirty draws near

I clock 30 in exactly two weeks, yeah, three whole decades. It's dreamy in a sense, to think that I have been around for quite a while too, and now I am walking into what humans call 'mid-life'. While I am particularly pleased with how the months...

A Bruised Reed

Yaaay! It's Saturday, again. For breakfast I am making local (jollof) rice; the one with palm oil, locust beans, dry fish and diced pepper. Not quite bougie, but I know you want it. Anyways, I hope you had a rewarding week, and are enjoying some quality 'alone' or...