Bring on the little ones

This is a follow- up post. Growing up, it was required reading, this book- The Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta. I heartily encourage you to read it. No reason, I just wanted to promote that book. It’s awesome. ******************************************** Compiled below is a list of reasons to have children. 1. Laughter: Children, even the…

FGM stories directly from survivors

Originally posted on Folakemi:
Very courageous of these women to share their female genital mutilation (experiences with the world. I  hope many people who are in the dark about this could see how awful this practice is and the life long pains it caused the victims. Nigeria is a dynamic nation whereby even within one tribe, the type…

What do you need to be happy?

Originally posted on Lizzie Elizabeth:
A quick question: WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BE HAPPY? Have a think. What do you need? What are your standards of being happy? Some may say: My family being in good health, my partner, my money safe in the bank, my job, my house, my friends, a little party,…

No Children Allowed

There is a secret part of me. The one who shines her teeth when people state their future plans for my womb, that immediately thinks to herself, “God forbid!” But I started seriously thinking about it this year. And so I decided to compile this list. Thank me later. 1. Ain’t nobody gon wake you…