THIS BODY SHAMING MUST STOP!

Sometime this week, I went to get lunch from my office canteen. Now I don't usually go there for lunch however I was conscious of my crippling workload and decided to skip hanging with the group, grab a baguette and eat at my desk. All the girls at the canteen are lovely but I've taken... Continue Reading →

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10 THINGS THEY DON’T TELL YOU ABOUT BREASTFEEDING

The 1st week in August marks the time people all over the world are encouraged to raise awareness on the benefits of breastfeeding #WorldBreastfeedingWeek and this year's theme is 'Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life'. Without getting all technical, breastmilk is highly beneficial to your baby as they get all the antibodies they need. So your baby shouldn't need anything else apart... Continue Reading →

TOP 5 CAUSES OF BED-WETTING AND THEIR SOLUTIONS

Enuresis (medical term), also known as 'Bed-wetting' can be distressing for both the child and the parent. Some children are unable to achieve dryness at night even after being potty trained. The psychological implication of bed-wetting on older children can results in poor academic performance and behavior. Many of these children suffer physical, verbal and... Continue Reading →

RETURN TO WORK SERIES: PART 2

As I approach week 4 of returning to work, I reflect back on the past 3weeks. Though I’m a little settled into working mum patterns -commuting, checking on the nanny 10 times a day, bedtime routine etc I have to admit that I sometimes miss those long (sometimes short) days of maternity leave, being able... Continue Reading →

THE MOMENT I DISCOVERED FLOSSING

I flossed this morning and it felt good! Ok before you guys pounce on me for oversharing, let me give you the background story... Growing up in Nigeria, I was not taught to floss my teeth, infact no one in my family or at my boarding school did. The first time I heard about flossing... Continue Reading →

RETURN TO WORK SERIES: PART 1

I don’t believe I’m back to work! It seemed like maternity leave would never end but I’ve spent a full week back to work and wishing I had stayed home a bit longer (haha I joke!). My 1st day back was cool actually. Trains were packed as usual so I stood through the 50-min train... Continue Reading →

Breastfeeding Woes – Engorgement

I really do not know why it's not a "woman's world" Was the response I gave a friend after she reached out to me this morning. I had a rant fest on my instastory in the early hours of this morning after I suffered breast engorgement through the night. "Breast Engorgement" - a process by which your body punishes you... Continue Reading →

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