9 ways to deal with Mum Guilt

Every now and then, good mums deal with the Mummy guilt. In fact, a survey on a popular parenting resource website shows that about 94 percent of mothers feel guilty on a range of issues from feeling they are not good enough parents, feeding their babies formula (rather than breast milk) to not being able to spend quality time with their children, and so on. The truth is that as parents  it really is not easy to find the balance between work and spending quality time with our children, so there are times when we may falter. What’s important is the will to keep trying […]

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Barrister Amina Oyiza Yahaya Bello : Passionately making a difference

Barrister Amina Oyiza Yahaya Bello is the wife of the Executive Governor of Kogi State. She is a Lawyer, Educationist and Multi-preneur who has a strong passion for helping children with special needs. She speaks about her work through  Hayat Foundation which she named after her son Hayatullah. Read her story and be inspired. Please tell us about your growing up years? I was  born almost 39 years ago to the family of Yakubu Momoh where  I am the second of eight siblings. I spent the first decade of my life with my grandmother in Kuroko, Kogi State where my […]

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Bukky Karibi-Whyte : The PR Queen

Bukky Karibi-Whyte is the founder of Bobby Taylor Company and Invicta Africa where she dedicates herself to public relations in both the luxury and corporate sector. This mother of three is definitely one of the biggest names in PR on the continent and has honed her skills by handling huge briefs for international brands like Estee Lauder and MAC. Lets read her  story and be inspired. Bukky, please tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Bukky Karibi-Whyte. I am a 34 year old female born in Lagos, Nigeria. I  attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst for my undergraduate […]

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Social Media Manners : Employing Etiquette Online

Everyone uses one form of social media or the other from Whats app to Snap chat it has  become the norm. However It’s not without its ills. For example  Facebook has almost metamorphosed from a nice place where you could catch up with old friends to a boxing arena where verbal  exchanges take place between friends and strangers alike. Cyber bullying is even occurring among teens and people just don’t know how to behave online. However the web can be beautiful place if we all just learn to behave properly there. Here are some ways you can make the  World Wide […]

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Ozoz Sokoh- The Kitchen Butterfly

Ozoz Sokoh fell in love with food at the age of 9 and since then she hasn’t looked back. I remember finding her blog with a recipe for agbalumo chutney, as a huge agbalumo (udara, African star apple) lover I was enraptured. Through the “New Nigerian Kitchen” this woman is one of the chefs who are redefining Nigerian cuisine , one platter at a time. Ozoz, please tell us a little about yourself  I was born and raised in Warri and Port Harcourt, kind of middle child, went to two primary schools, two secondary and two universities for different reasons. Two […]

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Planning your Child’s Lunchbox

Every day millions of children around the country take lunch or some snacks to school. Many times many mothers are left confused so to how they can create healthy options for their children. Though it’s easier to get pre-packaged food and snacks, these options though convenient are barely ever healthy options. Read on for a few tips to make healthy and tasty treats for your child’s school lunch. Plan ahead: Try having a list of at least 10 different lunches you can pack each day and if possible include on your meal planner that way you won’t need to struggle […]

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Ngozi Azubuike: The Bakerlady

Its Valentine’s day and bakers are having a field day as cakes are exchange among  loved ones. Ngozi Azubuike of Glitters cakes & deco is one of Abuja’s best bakers and her creations are taste as good as they look. Lets hear how this mother of two started her confectionery journey and be inspired. Please tell us a little about yourself. Well my name is Ngozi Vivian Azubuike and by God’s grace the face behind Glitters cake & deco which is a home of bespoke cakes and decorations. I came from a polygamous family of 10 and am the number 4 though […]

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