Category Motherhood

6 Simple Tips To Keep Your Home Always Clean & Tidy

By Funke Eweje Do you feel so helpless about that not-so-tidy look that’s fast becoming synonymous with your home? Here are simple steps you can take to deal with the situation. Of course you know that sets a healthy environment

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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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Nursing Mum: 5 Tips on Boosting Your Milk Supply

By Ndidi Adekunle All experienced mothers have learnt that the size of a woman’s ‘mammary glands’ does not necessarily guarantee a good volume of milk supply. Boosting the quantity of milk supply then becomes an art to be learned. Do

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The 5 Types Of Friends Every Mum Should Have

Moms need friends, not just any type of friend but the ones that meet the following criteria as nicely laid out by Shelly Emling of the Huffington Post. 1) Friends who make the effort. I have one friend who —

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How To Help Another Mum Deal With Postpartum Depression, PPD

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy Esq. Postpartum depression also referred to as PPD is a disorder experienced by women after delivery. 1 in 5 women would experience postpartum depression in their life time. This disorder comes with feelings of hopelessness and total disconnection

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The Good, the Bad & Everything You Need to Know About Housemaids

Adesua Iyoyojie The word housemaids means different things to each individual – some like the idea of it, while others don’t. House help means home-destroyer, husband snatcher or evil to many women; while they are really seen as an essential

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Dear MIMsters: I Can’t Take This Anymore…To Hell With For Better For Worse

I can’t take this anymore. I just can’t. We have been married for 8 years with 2 children between us. He has been a good provider but I won’t necessarily call him a great father. There has been cases of

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“I would love to have two children.” 47-Year-Old Nigerian Rapper, Weird MC Breaks Her Long Silence In New Interview

Although she is known to be one of the pioneers of contemporary female rappers in the Nigerian entertainment scene with hits like ‘Allen Avenue,’ ‘Ijoya,’ under her belt and numerous awards on her shelf, nothing much has been heard from

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Guess What the Secret to This Mum’s Glowing Skin Is

A 28-year-old beauty blogger and single mother-of-two, Tracy Kiss, in a video posted on Youtube, says sperm facials are the secret to her glowing skin. She adds that a male friend delivers his semen to her in plastic pots daily. She then

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‘I confused her love and weakness for me, for lack of strength as a woman’ – Man, Sean, Pens Glowing Note to His Wife & It’s A Must Read

An emotional post written by a Sean Price, to his wife is currently trending online due to its uniqueness. In the post, Sean told of how he didn’t adequately appreciate his wife and sometimes called her weak. He said he was

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Know the Pros and Cons of Being a Stay-at-home Mum

Ogbugoh Joy As exciting as it is to be a mother, it is also one of the toughest jobs there is. From waking at night to breastfeed your baby whilst running after your toddler, keeping an eye on them and

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Oprah Winfrey Gets Real on Why She Never Wanted to Have Her Own Biological Children

Once again, Oprah Winfrey in a sit down with Gwyneth Paltrow‘s first episode of “The Goop” podcast, is opening up on why she never wanted children in her life. Despite being often regarded as a major source of inspiration by

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Why “Children are a burden” – Nigerian Woman Explains In a Series of Tweets

The Nigerian-London based speaker and writer sparked a heated conversation on social media after she tweeted that children are a burden. She clarified her position by saying she doesn’t mean a ‘burden’ in a negative sense but that raising children requires a mother to

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Heartbreaking Mom Who Wrote Open Letter to Her Daughter’s Bullies Wants All Moms to Read it

Julie Baun, a Birmingham mother, whose teenager daughter has suffered bullying in the hands of her peers has written a heartbreaking letter to her daughter’s bullies. The 14-year-old’s torment started in Year Seven and has continued ever since. With the permission

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What You Need to Know About Postpartum Depression

OGBUGOH JOY The feeling of being a mother comes with excitement and a lot of anticipation. The woman is full of joy and eager to raise her child. She has planned all the exciting and sweet thing she wants to

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Mums Beware: 11 Things You Should Never Put In The Microwave

By Julie R. Thomson If you’ve ever started a fire in the microwave before, just know: you are not alone. The microwave, though it’s been around for quite some time now, is still a mystery to many of us. It

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Honey Boo Boo Reality Star, Shannon, on Being a Mom at 18

Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon had her first child, a baby girl who she named Ella Grace with her fiance Josh Efird, on Friday, December 8, 2017. The star of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and Mama June From Not to Hot is enjoying being a new mom. Lauryn

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Proud and Unashamed: Single Mom Shows Off Her Son and Preaches Against Abortion

A makeup artist and graduate of Imo State University identified as Nkechinyerem Chima‎, wants the whole world to know how proud she is to be a single mum of a nine-year old. The 28-year-old shared pictures of her son and slams

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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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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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Woman Rejects Man’s Marriage Proposal After Donating His Kidney to Save Her Life

A man’s marriage proposal to a woman whose life he saved after donating his kidney to her gets turned down. According to the Mirror: The pair first met in a London club in the mid-1990s with Mary, then 20, thinking

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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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WARNING: 12 Unwanted Things Motherhood Does To Your Body And Mind

Ineh Olisah As amazing as motherhood is, it definitely comes with a prize that you may never have been prepared for. While motherhood comes with a lot of benefits that cannot be quantified, it is also characterized with psychological, physical,

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