5 Tips To Help You Become A Better Mother

What makes you a better mother? Is it about having well-mannered children, a clean and organised home or perhaps your great parenting skills earned you a spot in the league of extraordinary mothers. I am sure that you have stumbled upon conversations with other mothers, or even heard a close friend speak endlessly about her …

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And So What If It Is A New Year.

Does it not always almost come down to the same old routine year in year out? Fireworks, family time, church gatherings, clubbing, quiet times, goal setting, partying and endless chit chats with friends. Nothing new, nothing exciting and nothing seems different to you. But, it is a new year and also the start of a …

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DO FRIENDSHIPS LAST FOREVER?

  I digress again from my regular motherhood articles. Can you still remember those pranks you played alongside your friend as kids? Can you remember swinging, sliding and running around your school’s playground with your best friend? You were inseperable and always shared in the truimphs and mischief together while growing up. I can still …

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DO YOU REALLY VALUE THE RELATIONSHIPS IN YOUR LIFE?

If I called you my friend, there must be something about you that led me to accept you into my inner circle. I am not one given to the art of making friends. I am a very private person and my husband remains my best friend. I do have a few friends though, and something …

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How A Blind Woman Welcomed Her Child to The World

“My eyes dey open. I dey see my pikin” ~Pidgin English “I can see. Yes, I can see my child.”~ English Imagine a woman whose eyes are shut to the beauty and awesomeness of God’s creation. Imagine how much she wishes to see that ray of light that brings life to the whole world. Imagine …

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What My Iya Alata (Tomato/Pepper Seller) Taught Me

And this I will never forget……. Our relationship began about 7 years ago, a few years after I got married and relocated to another part of Lagos. Our first encounter obviously led to our long buyer-seller relationship. Iya ……….. was friendly and treated her customers nicely. Even when she was overwhelmed by the influx of …

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Let Your Child Be ( He/She Is Capable of More Than You Can Imagine)

Ever heard of the acronym SLO? Follow me closely. I only learnt about it recently while reading a book ‘ PARENTING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC’ recommended by Chinyere Obinna in her Whats app group. It has been an eye-opening experience for many of us in the group. We are unlearning, learning and relearning. So what …

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One Great Motherhood Lesson From The Movie ‘Mummy Dearest’

If you are a Nigerian and grew up in the 90’s, you may have come across one Nigerian movie that kept a lot of families glued to their screens. It was a movie with a lot of twists, turns and suspense. It also had us see one actress grace our screens at that time, delivering …

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Hey Momma, I Think It Is Time For You To Declutter

“Declutter : To remove clutter from, to tidy.” I have and still have a habit of giving away things. My mother can testify from way back that some of all those things she kept hidden away, for no specific purpose risked being given away anytime I was around. I obviously never got used to the …

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