Category: Mommies

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The mommy wars

The mommy wars

We have allowed society to pitch women against one another by tagging the career devoted mother a nonchalant mother who is more career devoted and tagging the family devoted mom a lazy woman who is not career oriented. The media created this form of dichotomy between women which is tagged the mommy wars. A group…

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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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Raised by a single mom and not ashamed

Raised by a single mom and not ashamed

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…

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Motherhood a bottomless pit of love

Motherhood a bottomless pit of love

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…

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