How to ditch Mummy Guilt

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As busy women life can get tough, with motherhood in the mix it’s even tougher. However, we manage to balance it all and make it work. Despite our best efforts, a huge number of us still grapple with Mummy guilt. In fact, a survey on a popular parenting resource website shows that over 90 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 […]

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Olufunke Baruwa : Working to close the Gender Gap

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Olufunke Baruwa is a gender and development practitioner who currently serves as the C.E.O of the Nigerian women’s Trust Fund. Hear her story about her life and career. Tell us about yourself – a brief bio I am Olufunke Baruwa, I was born on November 9, 1976; I am forty years old. I believe in and pursue the inclusion of women on all fronts. I am also a passionate gender and development practitioner with particular focus on inclusion of women and girls in economic, social and political circles in Nigeria. I have been interfacing with government, development partners and civil society. I am […]

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Wunmi -Designing for Love!

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Three years ago I saw this beautiful clutch with a friend in Houston, I was happy when she told me she got it from a Lagos based designer Wunmi Funbi-Olufeko of “Design for Love”. I found her website and was impressed at the designs and level of professionalism and I have since gotten myself a couple of her dresses. This dress and accessory maker is ever courteous and very personable, lets get to know her a bit better. Hello Wunmi, please tell us a little about yourself? I was born in the bustling city of Lagos. My first degree is in […]

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Somachi Kachikwu- The Gifted Minds Academy Lady

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This mother of 4 is extremely passionate about her children and that passion spills over into all that she does. She is driven, goal oriented and is full of ideas. Soma Kachikwu is an education specialist (among other callings) and excels as what she does. Lets tall to her and find how she gets it all done! Tell us about yourself? My name is Somachi Kachikwu. My life is pretty much defined by my role as a Mother to my 4 sons (The Delta Knights). That acknowledged, I am a gender/education specialist and management consultant. I have a B.A in […]

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Muna Okam : The Lady behind Chloe’s Cupcake Heaven

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If you are in Abuja no one does cup cakes and ice-cream better than Muna Okam of Chloe’ Cupcakes! This enterprising and beautiful woman turns 34 today and is re-opening her flagship store today as part of the celebrations! Lets read about this resilient lady.  Happy Birthday Muna! Tell us  little about you and what you do? I was born 34 years today  in Owerri town , Imo state. I have 3 blessed children aged 8, 6 and 3.  I am the owner of Chloe’s Cupcake Heaven, a fast growing premium dessert company located in Abuja. Our main goal is […]

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Work-life balance

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Thank God its Friday! Its the weekend and its time to relax and take things easy especially as we celebrate childrens day with the youngsters in our lives. Work life balance, work life integration…call it whatever you will,  is essential for every individual.It helps ensure you are healthy, not burnt out at work and are still able to give your family enough attention. Here are some tips to help you achieve work-life balance. Plan: Plan your tasks at work to ensure the time spent at work is as productive as possible. This will ensure you have time over the weekend […]

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