Category Parenting tips

Does your child yell back?

I remember years back when I was serving Nigeria (NYSC duh!), it was one of those very hot afternoons so I sat outside hoping to catch any breeze that might happen to come my way and cool my patched and…

Excessive shyness in kids

We were at Spar one of those lazy Saturdays when my super cute daughter (I’m not trying to toot my horn or anything but she is really cute) was clinging on to my legs a little too tightly. After regaining…

Ministry of Mum

I used to love orderliness. I could win an award for making my house look like the ones in a cover magazine. I always imagine that I would be structured and disciplined and have these great routines for cleaning, and…

Motherhood is patience

The loud ring of my alarm tone rudely woke me up. Squinting my eyes open, I stretched out my arm lazily and stopped the alarm clock. The time showed 6:am. I decided to lie down for a little while before…