Category Motherhood

7 Simple Remedies For Your Stretch Marks

Ineh Olisah Stretch marks are quite common among women, and are mostly found on the waist, thighs, arms, lower back, tummy (especially during and after pregnancy), buttocks, hips and breasts. If you’re currently battling these natural ugly marks, here are

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Challenging! See Why A Mom’s Exemplary Academic Feat Makes Her Son Proud

Contrary to the belief in some quarters that a woman’s place is within the four walls of her kitchen, many women- old and young are rising to show that they can achieve more than they get credit for. It may

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So Touching: See All A Widow Is Passing Through Because Of Her Children

There remains a special grace unto motherhood. It is that special grace that makes it impossible for a mother to look the other way while her children suffer. It is that same grace that will not allow a mother rest

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Chimamanda Adichie Reveals She Didn’t Think She Would Be a Good Mom, Raising Children Amidst Other Issues

Nigerian prominent author and feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, in an interview with VULTURE in New York, gave a detailed perspective into a lot of issues going on in today’s world. The mother 0f a 3-year-old girl and advocate for gender equality, 40, opened

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5 Reasons You Must Read To Your Toddler

MATTHEW IMERHION Reading to your kids is essential to their development. Reading to toddlers sets the foundation for later independent reading. Reading problems can be challenging to fix when discovered in elementary school, but most reading problems can be prevented

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10 Minute Style Tips for the Busy Mum

Dolapo Marinho We all know that a mother’s work is never, ever done. From making sure everyone is fed and watered, to dealing with staff and workmen on a daily basis, we hardly even have time to look after ourselves!

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Mom-of-4, Rita Edochie’s Post on Why All Men Must Respect Women and Motherhood Will Make You Nod in Agreement

Sharing a photo of a woman’s belly fat and stretch mark which symbolizes motherhood on Instagram, veteran Nollywood actress, Rita Edochie explains why all men must respect women and motherhood. Edochie who says the scars and stretch marks on women’s stomach

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5 Reasons You May Hate Making Love And What To Do

While some women have a healthy sexual appetite and look forward to making love, others have an aversion for it, and this may be fast ripping their relationship apart. Find 5 common factors that may be responsible and what to

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Confession Of A Mum of an Overweight Child: “I scorned parents of obese children, until I became one”

You see, Max weighs just under 8st — 3st over his ideal weight — and is clinically obese with a BMI over 25. He wears clothes for a 14-year-old and, as this run proved, is incredibly unfit. Yes, I know,

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5 Energy Boosting Tips For The Exhausted Mum

Are you always feeling tired? Motherhood is not an easy job and there are chances that you will be too exhausted to move a finger during crucial times. However, if you use some of the top energy boosters listed below

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10 Facts And Myths About Breastfeeding You Didn’t 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

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Good Times for Nursing Mothers as Federal Government Upgrades Maternity Laws With Juicy Perks

The Federal Government of Nigeria has increased maternity leave for women from three to four months. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed this at the ongoing International Labour Conference (ILC), in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, 5th of June.

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Serena Williams Speaks On Motherhood & it’s Many Complications She’s Been Served With

Tennis star Serena Williams, in her cover feature for Harper’s Bazaar UK‘s July issue is talking about her pregnancy, having more kids, and suffering from postpartum depression. Williams has powered through her first grand slam appearance since motherhood, but the mother of

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New Mom, Khloé Kardashian Thanks Jesus For This One Thing

Khloé Kardashian’s desire to have a child was something she often talked about — especially during her toxic seven year marriage to former NBA player and recovering addict Lamar Odom. After many years of childless marriage and trying to have her own child

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See What Mom Was Up to After Birthing Her Baby the Night Before

Last weekend, Zeinab Abdalla walked across the stage at her graduation from the University of St. Thomas‘ Class of 2018 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she was to receive her master’s degree almost a day after birthing her baby girl.

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“…doesn’t mean I am any less of a mother” – Mum-of-9 Kids Writes Unapologetic Note to Self

A young woman with one husband, 9 children who is not in good terms with family planning took to her Instagram to expresses her unreserved lack of apology for bringing all her nine gorgeous babies into the world. In her

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Know the Signs: When It Is Baby Blues OR Post-Natal Depression

You’ve just had a baby. You expected to be basking in new mom bliss. You expected to be celebrating the arrival of your little one with your friends and family. But instead of celebrating, you feel like crying. You were

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Shed Some Pounds Using These Surefire Tricks

Ireyimika Oyegbami Maintaining a healthy weight can often be a struggle, but there are numerous tricks which you can play on yourself to help keep weight gain in check. Whether you’re looking to shed some weight, or simply establish a

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What the Church Taught this Kenyan Activist About S*x and How it Backfired

Kenyan activist, Boniface Mwangi took his Facebook page to share the importance of sex education in every home and how religion has not been helping. Sharing his own personal experience, Mwangi said he was kicked out of his church at the

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New Mom Who Endured a 34 Hour Labour Says it Was Worth It: See Photos

A young mom, Neshe Vont’e is currently experiencing the joy of motherhood after enduring a 34 hour labour before birthing her son. According to her post on Instagram, Neshe was in labor for 34 hours and was ‘at risk’ for a

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Chinwe Kalu on “Scars Motherhood Has Left Me With”

I was watching a Jessica Parker movie titled, ‘I don’t know how she does it.’ It was about an American working Mum and the struggles she had trying to balance family and work. She was working in a high profile

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An Emotional Kris Jenner Talks About Khloé Giving Birth Amidst Cheating Scandal

Kris Jenner, 62, addressed the cheating scandal and revealed how Khloé was handling motherhood while on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in an interview airing Friday. She said the cheating allegations were unexpected but her daughter, Khloé Kardashian is doing “amazing” as a new mom. The

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Funny? “PVC or No Sex”: Fela Durotoye Tells Nigerian Wives to Lock Up

Presidential aspirant, Fela Durotoye, and husband of successful makeup entrepreneur, Tara Durotoye, said that wives should “lock up” for husbands who don’t have their PVCs by July 1, 2018, while also urging young unmarried women to ward off romantic interests from men

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10 Basic Things To Do Before a Baby’s Arrival

Toyin Osaigbovo Your new baby is on its way. What do you do to prepare for this bundle of joy and the attendant issues that will come up as a result of this new addition to your home? Find basic

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Lami Philips on Putting Her Roles as Wife and Mom First

Neo-Soul/Afro-pop, Lami Phillips-Gbadamosi, is a singer and mom of two, and is married to Labo,  her lover of 21 years and husband for 13. In a new interview Sunday Beats, Lami reveals a little more about her background, marriage, and motherhood amongst other things. See excerpts from

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