Dear Diary,


To say I love my mom would be an understatement, I totally adore her. Whenever I have a problem I just gotta run to her because she’s so understanding, like most moms are right? Besides, dads just don’t understand, do they? A couple of times (maybe more than a couple), I felt she did me wrong but now when I look back, she did do the right thing. She always makes time for me when I need it and always gives me useful advice. You can say she’s kinda like my guardian angel. One time some loco doctor gave me one too many shots and I almost died. Actually I heard, I ain’t gonna pretend that I remember. I heard mom couldn’t really control herself. When I hear stuff like that, I cant help but feel more compassion for her. And I won’t stand anyone dissing my mom because I’ll just explode. There’s a whole lot of stuff I could talk about but that would take forever. Simply put, she’s the greatest mom alive.


Observation: I believe if all mothers were like mine, the world would be a better place than it is right now. If anybody has a mom like mine, make sure you don’t lose her. A caring mom is worth more than all diamonds in the world put together.


dissing – disgracing/insulting

kinda – kind of

aint – am not
gonna – going to

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Jemila Abdulai is the creative director, editor and founder of the award-winning website Circumspecte.com. A media and international development professional and economist by training, she combines her business, communications and project management expertise with her strong passion for Africa. Besides writing and reading, she enjoys travel, global cuisine, movies, and good design.

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