Posts by Kafayat Olawale

10 Business Ideas For Stay-At-Home Mums In Nigeria

Behind us are the days when women cooked long hours, sweating profusely in the kitchen, tending to their men and babies and having not so much more to do for themselves especially in terms of creating financial wealth, business or

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How To Tell If Your Child Is Happy At School

It would be amazing if your child could just tell you that he was unhappy at school but it is unlikely. Many kids do often keep quiet about bad experiences away from home, but will excitedly tell you about positive

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Why Your Child Has Temper Tantrums | 7 Tips To Handle It

Temper tantrums are an emotional outburst associated with children, ranging from whining and crying, to screaming, kicking and stomping among others. This emotional outburst is often sudden and need not be provoked before a child who is prone to throw

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Is It True That Bigger Babies Sleep Better?

Baby weight is something that many mums worry about, it is unlikely however that a mum’s complain will be that their baby is too big, meanwhile many mums will worry that their baby is not ‘big’ or chubby enough, as

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Things Every Parent Should Know About Switching From Crib To Toddler Bed

There is really no standard or fixed time for you to replace your child’s crib with a toddler bed, when the time is right for your toddler to graduate from a cot to a bed, you will oftentimes know. Most

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8 Fun And Awesome Facts About pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the most fascinating things a woman can experience because obviously there are few things as powerful as growing a new life inside of you. It is an incredible time marked with excitement but also filled with

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All You Need To Know About Fibroids: Symptoms, Treatment & Diagnosis

This article is about understanding fibroids better and demystifying it as much as possible. Let’s take it from what it actually is, to its possible causes, predisposing factors, diagnosis and treatment options. The good news is that it is a

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Things To Consider When Choosing A School For Your Child

This article really is in light of the unfortunate incident that claimed the lives of scores of school children yesterday at Ita-Faji, on Lagos Island only yesterday. Read here. One may argue that poverty  is to blame in that incident,

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Family Recipe: Couscous With Grilled Vegetables, Chicken and Feta

Couscous is quite popular with many Nigerian families particularly in the north of the country, but the food originally is from the North West (Maghrebi) region of Africa. It is a dish of small steamed balls of crushed wheat semolina

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Family Recipe: Caldo De Pata (Cow Feet Soup)

Caldo de pata de res  or cow feet soup is a traditional Latin American comfort soup made with cow feet, yuca (cassava), mote or hominy, cilantro, parsley, onions, garlic, achiote, cumin, peanuts, milk, oregano and more. I have a feeling

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10 Important Things Expectant Mums Should Know About Vernix Caseosa

There is a time in every expectant mother’s life when she hears of another term associated with pregnancy and she wonders ‘what the hell is that again?’ As if mucus-plug, bloody show and the rest are not enough, what would

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Family Recipe: How To Make American Muffins

Only the sight and yummy taste of freshly baked muffins on the morning breakfast table could be nicer than the sweet smelling aroma of it baking. Muffins are delicious plus they are quick and easy to make, particularly since the

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Family Recipe: Spicy Chicken Filled Taco

Tacos are a traditional Mexican dish consisting of a corn or wheat tortilla folded or rolled around a filling. A taco can be made with a variety of fillings, including beef, chicken, seafood, vegetables, and cheese, allowing great versatility and

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Family Recipe: How To Make Bitter-leaf Soup (Ofe Onugbu)

It is time to ditch your regular soups and treat your family to some amazing, unfamiliar yet savoury soup this weekend. Nigeria is a very diverse country when it comes to human population but so is our food, nobody should

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Family Recipe: How To Prepare The Rivers State “Native Soup”

The Rivers State people of south-south Nigeria are indigenes of a riverine community, so fishing and gathering other fresh sea foods comes with the territory and they have used this advantage to create the most tantalising meals that cause the

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Baby Recipe: Wholesome Rice Cereal

There is nothing ‘magical’ about the nutrition components of commercially made infant rice cereal. Making your own is as easy as grinding rice into a powder, then cooking it for 10 minutes. In a previous post, we have already highlighted

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Baby Recipe: Fish, Carrot And Leek Puree

Fish is an excellent source of nutrition for everyone including babies, a vital source for Omega-3 fatty acids; it makes for  such an amazing puree for babies and should definitely be on the weekly recipe rotation. Although it is not

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10 Important Driving Tips For Pregnant Mums

Apart from helping you get by and its convenience, driving can be a fun activity for many people including pregnant mums. But pregnancy calls for some caution and you have to be mindful of your health and that of your

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Baby Recipe: How To Make Spinach Puree For Your Baby

The antioxidant-rich properties of  spinach makes it an ideal veggie for babies 8- to 10-months-old. Baby spinach puree is also one of the easiest dark leafy greens to eat. Healthy spinach puree is good to have on hand. You can

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5 Practical Reasons To Make Your Own Baby Food

It is easy to buy food for your baby, with all the brands out there claiming to have the most nutrient packed formula for your child. Why make your own when you can just conveniently buy food that is made

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8 Pregnant Mum Fashion Tips

You are pregnant! Congrats—now you’re trying to figure out how to deal with your closet for the next nine months. Of course, maternity style is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. There are plenty of ways to approach it but more than

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Baby Recipe: Mango, Banana, Avocado Puree

The combined goodness of three of the most healthy fruits is a sure way to start your child up early on some good nutrition. Mango sometimes called “King of fruits” in parts of the world is not only delicious but

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Baby Recipe: Tropical Mango And Banana Puree

Juicy, tropical mango and banana are gentle on little tummies, making them popular first foods. Pick out ripe, fragrant fruits for this fresh blend. You can make a only banana or only mango puree, depending on your preference. Both fruits

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Baby Recipe: Sweet Potato Puree

Sweet potatoes are one of the most popular first foods for babies, especially among mums who are looking to introduce vegetables early on. The orange- and yellow-fleshed roots are packed with fiber, vitamins A and C, and beta-carotene, but they’re also

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Family Recipe: Coconut Fried Rice

When it comes to family, meal time is far more important than just keeping body and soul together. Family meals are prepared more deliberately and with love, there are aromas from the kitchen that is unique to each family. Food

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