We recently moved to the Netherlands on a mission to begin living a greener, mobile life. In the process, we have also embarked on a self-discovery journey as global citizens, as we consolidate our cultural experiences in the last decade as diplomatic expatriates.
By Wakanyi Hoffman My daughter recently summited Mount Kenya, the third highest peak on the African continent. She did this with swollen, frozen hands that could no longer fit inside her thick, woolen mittens, after 3 nights of camping in the bush. Each day this group of preteen amateur climbers would hike hundreds of footsteps… Continue reading Climbing high Mountains in Motherhood
By Wakanyi Hoffman I watched the royal wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry inside a tent on the shores of L. Naivasha, in the middle of Kenya's Great Rift Valley. My two oldest children were sailing with their father while I had been left to devise creative ways to entertain our youngest two for… Continue reading Mixed-Race, Meghan Markle and the Complexities of Identifying as a Global Citizen