At some point, you decide whether you want to stay at home and be your child’s full-time caregiver or return to full-time employment. A working mum can choose to combine both by working from home. When you go off to a place of employment, your full attention can be on just the tasks you’ve been assigned. Working from home, on the other hand, is a real test in discipline and multitasking skills.Read More
Every time I’m away from the blog for too long, I return with an apology and a promise to do better...but not this time!
I pledged to blog more at the beginning of 2017 but “what had happened was” my year ended up so jam-packed that at some point I had to make the decision to prioritise and channel my limited time and energy appropriately.Read More
WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF BREASTFEEDING!
Grab a cup of tea and some biscuits and let's dive into some jargon you should know as a breastfeeding mother or someone supporting a breastfeeding duo.Read More
I had been on this motherhood journey for almost a year by then and though I was loving it, I didn't expect to find it so incredibly isolating. I had gotten married at 23 and had my son at 24; not particularly young to some but quite so to others. For me, it was just right.Read More
I had barely arrived earth-side when the chains began tightening around me. Chains of parental hopes and dreams for their baby. Chains of religious rules and regulations. Chains of socio-cultural expectations. All kinds of chains that have held me bound all these years...Read More
The World Health Organisation (WHO), The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the National Health Service (NHS) and other health organisations recommend that babies receive only breastmilk for the first 6 months...Read More
We spent the last week doing our first declutter of the year so I thought to share our process with anyone interested in making space and possibly putting a bit of cash in the purse as a bonus...Read More
Just wanted to send warmest greetings from my family to you all and appreciate you for your engagement with my blog so far.Read More
Growing up in Nigeria, we had a different kind of Christmas. Obviously it was warm, though I've come to prefer the cold Christmas and wish for a white Christmas every year but it never happens where I live. It also involved family visits, wearing uniform outfits mostly sewn from Ankara...Read More
But his words were milk and honey, flowing into my weary soul. They breathed life into my tired bones.Read More
I hoped that I could also have a VBAC for my second birth and in the process of preparing myself, I picked up a few things that I think you should also bear in mind...Read More