Sophia, daughter of an indebted livestock trader has by sheer luck completed her university education. She now has a detailed life plan, build her career and uplift her family out of poverty. That plan excludes romance and marriage, which she believes distract women from their goals.
Slowed by a Baby is a compelling story of change and adaptation by women in parts of Africa. You will love to read this contemporary women’s fiction with a wholesome romantic twist. A chance to learn what it means to be an educated girl-child or woman, expectations from family and society, and struggles to adapt.
While Ronny fumbles through work and grief, Angela, his twenty-three-year-old nanny mothers his children. Angela is determined to keep her job, she has a son to provide for and university fees to save for. Her competence as a nanny frees Ronny to focus on his CEO tasks, until society tells him he needs to marry, again.
What does it mean to be a part of a family and community? Find out what social relations have to do with food in the city,gender and age-related cultural practices and heritage. Want to know why the new baby's head is clean-shaven?
Today, Grandma is sited on a three-legged stool while her grandchildren are all ears from their position on a dry cow-skin. The children do not look happy, because a goat and her two kids interrupted Grandma's narration.