How I became an Owl

There are two types of Night people; those who wake up early, and those who stay up late. I have tried for years to reset my body clock. I joke often, that my timetable is an American citizen living in Nigeria.  I soon learnt to study beside a pot of beans, to watch YouTube videos … Continue reading How I became an Owl

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Twenty five plus

In the year that I turned twenty five, it felt major. I've gotten used to not having parties on my birthday a long time ago. My birthday always fell in lent, infact one year it was Ash wednesday. In the year that it wasn't Lent, I was already stiff, used to solemn. The year I … Continue reading Twenty five plus

Standing up to parenting Judges

​On page 45 of the parenting book I may never write, you would find paragraphs and paragraphs of this ridiculous behaviour of others. I do not guarantee that you won't always feel pained when your parenting is judged From the moment your pregnancy bump is visible, take note, you become everyone's business. After you have … Continue reading Standing up to parenting Judges

Standing up to parenting Judges

On page 45 of the parenting book I may never write, you would find paragraphs and paragraphs of this ridiculous behaviour of others. I do not guarantee that you won't always feel pained when your parenting is judged.  From the moment your pregnancy bump is visible, take note, you become everyone's business. After you have … Continue reading Standing up to parenting Judges

Ten ways to help you manage the home load

In response to my before 5.00am  post a few weeks ago, Ayobami had some comments about not sleeping early no matter how she tried. Half the time, we get mentally worked up trying to choose what's for dinner or what the kids would take to school To be frank, I still haven't gotten it right, but … Continue reading Ten ways to help you manage the home load