The Most Valuable Lesson I’ve Learned From My Kids

me and the twins

At first thought, one may think that Chrissy and Miah are little girls, but despite the advice of family and the number of concerned stares I get when I call their names in public, I continue to refer to my twin boys Christian and Jeremiah as such. Although at age 6 and in the first grade, they are growing out of their adorable “baby names,” and it is increasingly hard for me to come to terms with the fact that I’m barely 28 years old and already I’ve been a mother for over six years.

Friends of mine are finishing dissertations, taking the bar exam, dating, and planning weddings, while I’m balancing single motherhood and a nine-to-five, and have added karate lessons three times a week to my list of things to do. I’m tired, but I made my bed so here I lie.

It started with a stomach ache in Accra, the capital city of Ghana… READ MORE at Huffington Post.