Postnatal depression as defined by Oxford Living Dictionary can be defined as the:
“Depression suffered by a mother following childbirth, typically arising from the combination of hormonal changes, psychological adjustment to motherhood, and fatigue”
Postnatal depression is very common amongst new moms, but due to the kind of society we are, and live in, we tend to cover up a whole lot of things by putting up a brave face.
The arrival of a new born should bring joy and happiness into a home, but sadly in most Nigerian marriages, this usually becomes the season of family duels. Continue reading Understanding Post Natal Depression for a Nigerian Mother.
I have come across people in the journey of my life, I mean friends, acquaintances and even elderly people, that wanted me to apologize or dwell in apology for coming from a broken home, I wonder now if they were the ones that came from a broken home, or was it their broken home? So why do they want me to be apologetic for something that was not my doing, something I had no control over? Kai (gosh) my eyes have seen in this my life sha lol(I have seen a lot in this life). Continue reading Raised by a single mom and not ashamed
I celebrate you mom, I celebrate you from the bottom of my heart. I am awed by your heart of service. How do you do it? How do you keep it all together?
How do you manage being a wife, a mom of toddler(s) and the wife of a pastor?
Words cannot describe how much of a super mom you are for holding it all together.
What grace, what mercy, how blessed are you amongst women. Continue reading Mom, toddler(s)and a pastor’s wife
I remember whilst growing up, mom took us to her friend son’s birthday party, he was 10 years old then, the mom was called to dance with her son, on getting to the stage she bursted into uncontrollable tears, as kids we were all embarrassed and we couldn’t fathom the reason why she had to embarrass herself, us and son that much (how funny, I wonder what was our own stake in it LOL) the son hugged her(how deep is the love between a child and a mother) and she comported herself afterwards. Continue reading Motherhood a bottomless pit of love