Month: October 2016

I Stand with the Little Boys of Today

I Stand with the Little Boys of Today

We live in a society where the custodians of patriarchy have dominated and oppressed women for too long. Women have been subjugated for ages. There is a war brewing; raging like a volcano at the brink of eruption and the consequence is going to splatter on all and sundry. I am a mother, and I fear…

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Who is going to pray for her?

Who is going to pray for her?

Right from when I was a young girl I had this uncomfortable feeling whenever I go for weddings and I hear the new wife being thoroughly admonished on how she must be a good and a praying wife for her husband and how that is the only thing that can make her marriage work. Listening…

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Understanding Post Natal Depression for a Nigerian Mother.

Understanding Post Natal Depression for a Nigerian Mother.

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…

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