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Sexting: How to Help Your Child Avoid the Menace

By Ololade Hector – Fowabaje Sexting? Would my child do that? Well, with the popularity sexting has assumed, it should strongly be on your radar as a parent. As a preventive measure, you need to as a matter of urgency, discuss this

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12 Things That’ll Make You Add On the Pounds

You’d be amazed how seemingly little things contribute to adding those unwanted extra pounds. Find 12 of them and what to do: 1. Stress Exposure to stress is inevitable. But your anxiety could be a reason why you find it

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Signs You Are Wearing The Wrong Kind of Bra

Ineh Olisah Wearing the wrong size of bra puts you at a risk of ending up with sagging boobs and stretch marks. This happens when the breast tissue and ligaments are overstretched as age and the law of gravity sets

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10 Breastfeeding Facts & Myths You Should Know

Like pregnancy and childbirth, you should learn about breastfeeding before becoming a new mom. Test your breastfeeding knowledge by reading these facts and myths to better understand how amazing women’s bodies truly are. 1.Breastfeeding is one of the most effective

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Dear MIMsters: Should I Continue To Beg Him Just Because Pastor Said He Is My Husband?

Should I continue to beg my boyfriend just because my pastor said that it has been revealed to him that my he is my destined husband? I’m a 24-year-old woman who has been dating this guy for about 4 years

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6 Women Tell All about Their First Orgasm

There are some taboo subjects in the Nigerian society and female orgasm is definitely one. Female orgasm was so misunderstood, that Female Gender Mutilation – where the clitoris of the woman is cut off – used to be common practice.

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14 Cool Things To Do With Your Kids In 2018 (Part One)

By Eyinade Eweje The importance of dedicating more quality time to our children cannot be over-emphasized. This year offers a fresh opportunity to renew your commitment to this in view of making more positive impacts in their lives while also

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Been There, Done That: Mums Share Tips On Potty Training

By Grace Fagbohun Quite a number of mums have sent in questions on this same subject, mostly asking what they can do to fully have their kids potty trained as early as possible. These mums tell us share how they

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The Jiffy that Changes Everything

It was a day like every other. I had closed from my office in Victoria Island and made my way to the bus-stop to get a cab home. 5.30pm was the usual rush hour in Lagos so I anticipated the

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7 Reasons You May Be Experiencing Pain During Intercourse

Eyinade Eweje Some women experience pain or discomfort in the vaginal, pelvic or labial areas during or immediately after intercourse. This may lead to a sort of phobia and subsequently create problems in their sexual relationship with their spouse. Instead

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Caring For Your Baby’s Teeth: 4 Important Things To Note

Mark Wealth Whether your baby has started teething or not, it’s important that you take them to see the dentist on or before their first birthday. Usually, babies’ teeth start to appear from around 6 months. Here are few tips

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Activities That Can Damage Your Baby’s Delicate Brain

Ireyimika Oyegbami Brain damage is said to occur when an injury causes the destruction of human brain cells. In babies, it is commonly caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain. It is pertinent to point out however, that

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Teething: Common Symptoms & Remedies

By Bamidele Wale-Oshinowo It’s always a joy to witness your baby’s milestones even though some are attached with growing pains like the one babies experience when teething. Well, the good news is that you can make the teething process a

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9 Useful Tips for the Overwhelmed Mum

Chiomah Momah Unlike the old days, when homes was filled with relatives who helped out, today, mothers, both single and married, are often solely left to deal with domestic and work pressure. This leads to an enormous feeling of being

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Ewww!!!: How To Treat and Prevent Bad Breathe

Not only can having a bad breathe be humiliating for you, it is also socially unacceptable and offensive. According to the NHS, treatment for bad breath (halitosis) will depend on its cause. Usually, the most effective treatment is improving your dental

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6 Signs You’re Putting Too Much Pressure on Your Child

Ineh Olisah As parents, it’s normal to set certain standards to guide your children’s performance and putting structures in place to help them meet up is necessary. However, in the process, some parents start pushing too hard. Though children are

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10 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Immune System (Part One)

By Matthew Imerhion  The immune system is a network of cells, tissues, and organs working together to defend the body against the several harmful microorganisms like bacteria and viruses, encountered on a daily basis which cause infections and diseases. In

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Dear MIMsters: How My Trying to Conceive Story Changed Even Though I was Diagnosed with PCOS

I am sharing this story with the hope that  women who have been trying to conceive will be encouraged by my story. When I was a second year student at the University, I was diagnosed to have poly cystic ovarian

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7 Typical Signs Your Labour is Near

Chiomah Momah How will I know when it’s time? How will I know labour is near? These are typical questions of an expectant mother ask, especially when it’s their first pregnancy.  Usually, the answer to that question is, ‘You will

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Help Your Growing Son Understand His Erections

By Ololade Hector-Fowobaje Recently, my 11 year old son not knowing about erections asked me one morning, “Mummy, why is my penis hard and sticking out?” He can come to me and ask anything because I won’t ever laugh at

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9 Common Postpartum Issues & What to Do

Now your baby is safely here and it appears another round of upsets to your body has kicked off. It’s called the portpartum phase. These tips on how to deal with these common issues will help make the healing/recovery process

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7 Ways To Dry Up Your Milk Supply With Ease After Weaning Your Baby

At some point, every nursing mother will be have to make the decision to discontinue breastfeeding her child. To promote growth and development and to ensure babies meet their milestones, babies should be given milk up to age 2. So,

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8 Benefits Of Taking Your Child To Day Care

By Stephen Shankland Whether or not to send your child to child day care is a hard choice for some parents to make. Of course you want to spend as much time with your child as possible before they enter

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How To Get Your Pre-pregnancy Body Back

Most new mums can’t wait to bounce back to their pre-pregnancy state. For a few mums, bouncing back comes pretty easy, dependent on some factors such as the woman’s fitness, age and heredity. However for most mums, losing the baby

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Dear MIMsters: I Am Afraid No One Else Would Want to Marry Me After This

I am afraid no one else would want to marry me after this… I am 32 years old and I’ve been married for 8 years now with two lovely girls aged 7 and 6. The problem with my marriage and

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