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Monthly Blog/Vlog Posts Recording reality as a Cameroonian woman, Writer, Academic, Advocate, and Believer

Monique's Musings

January 10, 2022
Want to have a successful year? How are you defining success?
What if I told you, there's a way to guarantee you have a successful 2022? Well, I can; because a successful year all depends on how you define success. Here's a definition I recommend.
August 4, 2021

On Unlearning: A lesson from A Child

Two weeks ago I came across this short video of @BeleafinFatherhood’s daughter Anaya asking for love. In it you see a little black girl, with a […]
March 31, 2021

In Which I Argue that the Cameroonian Government is the Greatest Missionary of All Time…

If you were asked who the greatest missionary in all of history is, who would you name? Who would you say has called most people to […]
February 22, 2021

Unlearning Episode 2: Unlearning Superwoman ideals, Suffering mentality and Normalizing luxury

This past Friday, my Ph.D. was officially conferred. I am officially Dr. Monique Kwachou. A holder of a doctor of philosophy in development studies with a […]
January 31, 2021

Another New Year…

  Exactly a month ago, the majority of the world (those who follow the Gregorian calendar) crossed over into a new year- 2021. The ending and […]
December 27, 2020

Christmas Reflections for Those Who are not Merry…

Season’s Greetings to you dear reader! I truly hope the holidays are a happy time for you. Yet, I am aware that this is not the […]
November 30, 2020

Unlearning Episode 1

I am jealous of the love black women, African women reserve for men. Their men, the men yet to be theirs, the men who we are […]
September 30, 2020

Home is [Not] for Everyone…

I used to feel it was my mission to explain to people that ‘falling bush’ was not the answer to all problems. Given how much the […]
August 16, 2020

The Dilemma of Believing

  If you are a Christian who takes the faith journey seriously and one who uses their thinking faculties, then you may have come across the […]
May 31, 2020

A Mother’s Day For Each Mother

But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begins.– Mitch Albom In Cameroon, it is taboo not to love […]
April 12, 2020

Faith Lessons in Times of COVID19: A short vlog

Hey folks!Happy Easter! I’m once again sharing my musings via a short video. Don’t worry, it won’t become a habit. I’ll find that writing spirit soon […]
March 1, 2020

Dear Fellow Cameroonians, Do us a Favor and Educate Yourself this Women’s Month!

As someone who is very vocal about being a feminist and someone who teaches feminist studies, I would get tagged on Facebook posts meant to ‘trigger’ […]