“Mwana asingachemi anofira mumbereko.” | “A baby that never cries soon dies on its mother’s back.” – Shona proverb
Growing up African and more specifically, growing up Zimbabwean, there are certain commonalities we can all relate to. From the discipline, respect for elders and family, high expectations to the communal upbringing.
We delve into all the nuances of African parenting that have shaped us - good, bad and interesting.
What would you say is the typical upbringing for an African child and what did it look like for you if you were raised in an African household?
Zim Shoutout: Steven Chikosi
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