Despite being one of the most successful media personalities in Kenya, Victoria Rubadiri is known to keep her personal life away from the prying eyes of the paparazzi who will use even the slightest hints to make a juicy story.
But when Mother’s Day came knocking Rubadiri couldn’t hide her joy, love and admiration for her beautiful daughter Neema.
According to the celebrated media personality, she became a mother at a tender age of 18. She wasn’t only scared but she wasn’t ready for motherhood at such a young age.
However, being a mother to a lovely daughter gave her the strength and courage to protect her, guide her and be best the best mum her daughter could ever have.
Here is the heartfelt letter alongside a photo of Rubadiri’s daughter who was then just a week old.
“You see this picture? You were a week old, I was 18 and scared out of my wits. You were perfection, I was a wreck. I fought for a long time with embracing the identity of being a mother because I felt I wasn’t ready. Truth is, you are never going to be ready! I learned that with time as you grew and became a different human being at every stage.
“I grew with you, made my mistakes but pushed forward. You healed me with your unconditional love. Though that admiration in your eyes has turned into occasional side eye now that you are a teenager. We’ve made it this far dudu and you’ve turned out pretty amazing.
“Babu, mama and aunty have a lot to do with that. On this #mothersday i thank god for you because you truly are a gift from him. I pray you thrive in this life. I pray you are a light in your generation. I pray you are a beacon of hope in this world. – Love Mommy”