Tag Child care

Dear MIMsters: How Do I Handle This Omugwo Issue Between My Husband and My Mom

I’m here to seek advice. I’m a first time mom who had her baby a few months ago. My mom came over for Omugwo (child care) and would be going back after spending some time with us. How do I

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Dear MIMsters: Am I Putting Too Much Pressure On My Child?

  Am I putting too much pressure on my child? I withdrew my 5 year-old son from one school, and took him to another one when we moved from one place to another. His former school gave him a double

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Dear MIMsters: What Does My Four Year Old Mean By What He’s Been Saying To Me?

Dear Mimsters, I need your diverse opinions on this. What does my four year old son mean by what he has been saying to me and how do I fix this? Recently, my little son who is will be 4

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6 Things I Have Learned Must Be Done Before Hiring a Maid or Nanny (Part Two)

By Feyi Kemi Shortly after I had my daughter, I hired Queen, the 23-year-old nanny a friend who was travelling abroad was laying off. She had worked for her for almost 2 years without a hitch. She however stopped working

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4 Reasons Not to Employ a Minor as a Maid

In Nigeria, it is a common practice to employ maids who we refer to as ‘house helps’. This is not wrong or bad. It only becomes a bit of an issue when a child or minor is hired. A lot

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