Author: Ann Esievoadje

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Ann Esievoadje is a Writer, Editor and Content Creator who has been publishing articles since 2005 in different publications (both print and digital). Raised as a science student, she nursed her desire for the written arts until she graduated from Computer Engineering at the University of Benin, Benin City with both a diploma and a B.ENG degree. The Quilt is her first published book (a collection of short stories), and she's currently working on multiple projects including her novel, Freakshow and her blog, Life, Love and Anything Goes (http://annesievoadje.blogspot.com). When she isn't glued to her computer or scribbling in her notepads, she spends her time reading, watching movies, salivating over culinary programs and swimming. She lives in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria with her husband, Kite, and together they have two sons, Nathan and Jaden Esievoadje. You can contact her at annesievoadje@gmail.com or on Twitter at @annkite0.

5 Fun Things To Do With Kids in Benin City

Holidays should be a perfect blend of education and fun for children because, ‘all play with no work, makes Jill a hyper girl’. Keeping kids engaged during a long holiday is hard work in Benin City. Here are a few suggestions you could check out.  1. Ogba Zoo Children love animals especially toddlers; so take them […]

5 Fun Things To Do With Kids in Benin City

3 Ways To Store Expressed Breast Milk

You’ve pumped milk and baby aren’t quite ready for it yet. So what next? How do you store expressed milk? You have three options. At room temperature You can leave freshly expressed milk in a room where the temperature is between 16 -27 deg C, for 3 to 6 hours. Any warmer, then it’s best […]

3 Ways To Store Expressed Breast Milk

​Sleep Training 101 (Pt 2)

Last week, we started our series on sleep training 101. This is the second part. If you missed the first one, catch up here. Here are some practical ways to sleep train your child: 1. Bedtime routines Starts 30-40mins before your child goes to sleep. Should be predictable and relaxing. Should include baths, nappy changes, […]

​Sleep Training 101 (Pt 1)

​Sleep Training 101 (Pt 1)

It’s easy to lie to yourself that your baby’s poor sleeping habit is a norm. After all, every other mother around you has the same struggles. But the truth is, for the sake of your sanity, you need to find a way to get them to have the required amount of sleeping hours per day. […]

​Sleep Training 101 (Pt 1)

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

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 […]

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Breast Milk vs. Formula? Must Read Part 2

We promised we’d bring you the second half of this debate and here it is. The pros and cons of formula for baby. Formula: Pros Convenient! Baby can be fed in public, and by anyone. This saves a lot of time for mama and she can easily get back to her pre-baby life. Freedom! Mama […]

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