Lessons from Helen Keller : A blind woman with vision

As a child I read the story of how Helen Keller learnt how to speak with the help of her devoted teacher and friend Anne Sullivan. The story was made into a children book and I was fascinated by the story of how she transformed form an almost feral child due to her frustration at not being able to communicate to a very accomplished lady. I still remember the illustration showing Helen putting her hands under a running tap and learning the word water. Helen Keller was born in 1880 a perfectly healthy child but at the age of 18months contracted an […]

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Oluwatoyin Ogunkanmi : A passion for purposeful parenting

Most children are back to school and some parents are heaving a sign of relief, the fact is that whether your children are at home in school your job as a parent is never quite done. Perhaps this is why Oluwatoyin Ogunkanmi the CEO of Gleekin school supply store decided to get more parenting skills and become a parenting coach. In this piece Toyin shares some of her tips for  working mothers, please read, share and leave your comments as well.  My name is Oluwatoyin Ogunkanmi, I am a Psychologist and a parenting coach, my mission is to equip parents with the necessary […]

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Back to School Tips for Busy Mums

The school year is upon us and it’s time to get your act together before the first day of school. If you are a working mum you need to be extra organised as having your children back to school is no excuse to be tardy. Here are a 5 tips to help you and your children as you count down to drop off at school! What do they need?  If you haven’t bought all their school supplies by now you may be running late.You can go through their school stuff with them and be sure they have all they need […]

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Preparing food for your baby with love!

Happy Sallah everyone hope you are all enjoying your weekend! Well these past few weeks we have talked alot about breast feeding and baby food  and for many new mothers, after months of feeding baby breast milk or formula, they look forward to introducing baby to other foods. Apart from the pre-packed baby food there is often a dilemma as to what exactly we can give babies once they are ready to be introduced to the world of solids and semi-solids. Every Mummy wants to make sure that while your meeting your career goals your little ones are getting amazing […]

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Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo : Helping fussy eaters with August Secrets

Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo is the founder of August Secrets, an online healthy baby and toddler food solutions company. Many mothers of young children have embraced Toyin’s philosophy of feeding babies with healthy foods creatively. This young entrepreneur is very driven and has made a name for herself in children food nutrition. Lets find out a bit about this inspiring woman. Toyin tell us a bit  about yourself My name is Toyin Onigbanjo, Founder of Augustsecrets Nigeria, a growing Nigerian company that makes creative baby & toddler meals & recipes from Nigerian foods.I have a Master Degree in Public & International Affairs […]

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Enene Ejembi : Mummy persevere!

Today we are quite fortunate to have the cerebral and very beautiful Enene as our guest blogger. This Harvard alumna who also has a masters in English from the University of Dundee is a passionate Managing Consultant. She also happens to be raising her beloved son as a single Mum. Read on and remember that whether you and your husband are together or your are roughing it out on your own God is always with you! In a sense, every Mom is a new Mom, because no matter how long you’ve had children, you have never been the Mom of […]

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Uche Ralph-Opara – Who says working Mums can’t breastfeed successfully?

Uche Ralph-Opara is a stunning Mummy of four and a public health physician with over ten years of diversified medical expertise spanning from clinical practice and health services management under a health insurance platform to coordinating and implementing HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) programs under USAID, Global Fund and BMGF funded projects. Her invaluable career experiences are complemented by a post graduate degree in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. Uche is currently working as Associate Director/State Team Lead on the Alive & Thrive IYCF project in Lagos State.She […]

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