My Birthday Thoughts (of 2020)

Reflections of the past year.

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Today (September 15th) was my 31st birthday, and it naturally made me look back at the last year. How far I’ve come, how much I’ve achieved, how much I’ve grown within myself.

I was a mother of a 7-month-old this time last year, and my mother had come to visit along with my sister and niece. My brother-in-law was here too and we had a…



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Sylvia Emokpae

Sylvia Emokpae


Hustler by day, mother all the time. Inspired by normal life occurrences because, in hindsight, everything we do is interesting. Chocolate addict.