Helping your children set goals

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  Last week my 13 year old showed me a list he had drawn up of things he planned to achieve this term. I was impressed as I had not prompted it and it was a sign that he knew what he wanted…they were his goals not mine. What impressed me with his list of goals was that he had also written some of the ways he intended to achieve them and as a Mum I intend to encourage him and hold him accountable. Anyway it got me thinking about ways we can encourage our children to set goals without […]

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I want to be born again!

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My 3 children are wonderful! like most parents I love them and they give me so much joY! This morning as I was rushing to get dressed for work my 6 yr old came into my room and said “mummy i want to be born again” I thought i didnt hear again so asked him..”sweetie what did you say?” and he said “I want to give my life to Christ” …i was pleasantly surprised so even though I hadnt been the perfect christian mum my son had learnt from all my preaching and wants to give his life to Christ…wow!. […]

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My Boys.

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Hello all! Hope you’ve all had a nice weekend? Here in naija, we are still on holiday courtesy of the swearing in of our New President going on right now. One thing that does give me a little concern are my two boys. They are really adorable and sweet, but man they can be a handful. I mean, they can frustrate even the most patient person. I left them with my husband for two hours and when I got back he was like ” Baby, I no fit do nanny work; I was with these kids for two hours and […]

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UPDATES

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So, here’s a bit of update. On my house-help issue, a new girl (she came highly recommended) started last week… so far so good. A little bush but can be brushed up. I love the fact that she speaks Igbo to my kids and seems very kind, especially with the way she talks to them. After day 1, they had already warmed up to her. The old girl is still around because I wanted my kids to get used to this new lady first. So she will be leaving at the end of the month, which is also when her school term ends. […]

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