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I love history and if you know me well enough, you will know that I live and breathe history. I love history so much that I always fantasized about being a history teacher. I once told a friend of mine during undergrad how I would like to be a history teacher and he told me ‘ Ama, good luck being poor” LOL! My love for history came from my dad. He was very good at storytelling and always told us stories about the second world war, Hitler, Churchill, the atomic bomb, Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He also spent time telling us…


I was born catholic and was baptized as an infant. According to the catholic doctrine, infants were baptized to welcome them into the catholic faith and to free them from the original sin they were born with. Baptism is also the first holy sacrament. My catechism classes taught me that there were two types of sin: original sin (the sins all humans were born with due to the sin committed by Adam & Eve) and then “unoriginal sin” (I honestly can’t remember what the other type of sin was called). I can remember that “unoriginal sin” was further divided into…


My first son started preschool this week and this mama was way more excited than ever! To be honest I never believed in preschool, I wanted him to stay home until kindergarten. I had many reasons of wanting to keep him home and here they are:

1. I wanted him to be fluent in Igbo language and I believed his interactions with other kids in school will bring his Igbo language education to a halt.

2. I didn’t see the point in wasting money for him to be educated on things that he will have to learn again once he…

Amauche Obi-Eyisi

Your real Nigerian mum/wife/sis. Great story teller but not the best writer

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