5 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids In Abuja 

5 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids In Abuja 

We all like to interact with smart people who seem to know a bit of everything, you know, people who can talk about football in one breath and then discuss the Monalisa in the next. But what if you could raise your kids to become one of these effortlessly smart people? The best way to achieve […]

10 TED Talks You Need To Watch As A Working Mom

10 TED Talks You Should Watch As A Working Mom

TED Talks, which have been around since the 1980s, are influential 18-minute videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech, and creativity. TED actually stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design. They’re famously known to inspire, motive and evoke creativity or passion as the case may be. For millennials, it has become the go-to resource for […]

6 Fun Things You Should Do With Your Kids in Lagos

Learning doesn’t end in the classroom, and hanging out with your kids can be both fun and educational. A great family outing is essential for creating long-lasting memories that the whole family will treasure forever. Also, the things you do with your kids when they are very young can influence the choices they make when […]

Conflict: Good For Your Marriage?

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“I’m a movement by myself, but I’m a force when we’re together. Mami, I’m good all by myself, but baby you, you make me better.” It’s not often we get relationship inspiration from pop culture, but I think this lyric is gold. It summarizes the secret of successful couples. Good alone, but better together. Like […]

6 Tips For Career Planning (With Kids!)

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Most millennial women–and twice as many millennial women as millennial men- see becoming a parent as an impediment to their careers. Among working women with children, more than half say that being a working parent has made it harder for them to advance in their careers; only 16% of men said the same. (source: pewsocialtrends.org) […]

Safety Tips At Home for Babies & Children

Ensuring your child’s safety means taking steps to prevent accidents & illnesses from happening. We can do this more in the case of accidents and to a somewhat less extent in the case of illnesses e.g. prevent exposure to triggers of seizures or asthma attacks but less so for congenital illnesses. “Accidents hurt – safety doesn’t” […]

Pumping School 101: More on Breast Pumps

Should you get a manual pump or an electric pump? If electric, should you get battery-operated or plug-in breast pumps? Should you get single flange pumps (for expressing milk one breast at a time) or double flange pumps (for expressing both breasts at the same time)? Decisions, decisions. Manual breast pumps Pros Inexpensive. Good for expressing milk occasionally. Convenient and easy […]

Breast Pumps: A Working Mom’s Best Friend

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You’ve probably heard the myths about breast pumps. Your breasts will get flat fast. The breast milk tastes different when expressed. The former is a myth. The latter is a function of how well the milk is stored. As a working mom, breast pumps are a life saver. They allow you to continue with exclusive breastfeeding, as […]

4 Ways Moms Make The Best Team Players

A good place to start being a good team player would be with this video: It captures the first principle of good teamwork: good followership to whoever is the leader. To follow the leader you need to believe in her vision. You need to interpret it in a way that beneficial for you and the […]

The 4 Types of Mentors You Should Have

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In her book, Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg makes a counterintuitive point about mentors. Shift your thinking from “If I get a mentor, I’ll excel” to “If I excel, I will get a mentor.”  It’s an important distinction to make when career building and it’s a tip that is as effective in Nigeria as it is […]