Hey Mother … Take Care of Yourself

I recently saw a post about motherhood being lonely, and mamas not finding time for themselves and friendships. What gave me pause, were the comments in support. Essentially, the post and caption to go with it highlighted a women’s struggle to maintain friendships and care for herself. She was so consumed with being there for […]

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Two Pregnancies; Two Totally different Experiences

Finding out you’re successfully pregnant for the second time brings a lot of excitement; just as the first, even though you have a better understanding of what to expect. However, do keep in mind that every pregnancy is different. This is also why we shouldn’t compare the way women handle their pregnancies (I will talk […]

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Things I Heard on my breastfeeding journey

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, actually it’s the end of it. World Breastfeeding Week is observed annually from August 1 – 7. The week is really a global campaign to raise awareness and galvanise action on themes related to breastfeeding. This year World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated under the theme: “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”. […]

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We Need to Talk More About Sex And Vagina And Other Such Things

Due to the current COVID19 global pandemic and the call for us to collectively flatten the curve, a number of online companies are freeing up their services for persons to enjoy FREE and AT HOME. One such company is Scribd, a digital library offering a wide collection of amazing books; who allowed persons to use […]

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Being Pregnant During A Pandemic

OMG! OMG! The first set of words that come to mind when you realise you’re pregnant during a global pandemic. Growing a tiny human is the most exciting and amazing thing I’ve experienced, but during this time the excitement also comes with lots of anxiety. Major anxiety, as we maneuver through this global public health […]

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Need contraceptives, ladies? We got you.

Family planning (deciding when to be pregnant, how often, and by whom) is essential at this time; you need the sex for stress and boredom relief but you don’t need the stresses of being pregnant and everything that comes after it. And simply put, some women just don’t want to be pregnant for the man they’re […]

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Mom Hacks You’ll Love

As a first time mom, the thought of growing a well-mannered and healthy human can be a daunting one. But with patience and a few mom approved strategies, your little one will be on his or her way to growing into the very best that he or she can be. Right?! You’ll tell me after […]

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Godparents – How do you choose?

A Godparent is defined as a person who presents a child at baptism and promises to take responsibility for their religious education. Some denominations also require Godparents to be of the same faith. But having a baby of my own made me realize that a Godparent is much more than that. A Godparent is someone […]

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Why do we compare career and stay-at-home moms?

Becoming a mother made me realize that all mothers are superheroes, whether she’s a stay-at-home mom or a career mom. Each one of these women are unique and make great sacrifices for their families. Amid the COVID-19 global pandemic and the call for persons – including mothers – to work from home, I’ve been seeing […]

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