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FINDING YOUR RHYTHM.

A new driver was assigned to my unit years ago and today’s muse brings memories of my first encounter with him. He was neatly dressed in a white shirt and grey pants with a red tie, extremely polite, and was eager to please everyone. As we made our first ride together, he repeatedly asked if I was comfortable with the music, air conditioning temperature, the positioning of the front seat, the speed of the car, and everything else till I…

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LIVING WITHOUT LIMITS

The mind of a child is truly limitless! How else can I explain my kid’s quest to have their desired picnic without any input from me? It all began with this line, “Mummy can we have a picnic tomorrow?” I answered non-committally, “let’s see what tomorrow holds,” a reply which made my 11 years old make a snickering sound with an “it ain’t gonna happen” face. I listened in amazement as my 9 and 4 years old planned, conversed, and get all…

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CHOOSE JOY!

I had just gained admission into school at the time. I was still a teenager, trying to figure out life on my own. I was sick often, I did not like my course of study, I was different in a lot of ways and many people did not like me. All of these, coupled with the fact that my family at the time was financially broke. My parents are civil servants and the government did not pay them for an…

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ON INHERITING ENEMIES…

Circa 2015, I quit my job and was just content with not knowing what next and just taking it a day at a time. The job was so toxic I felt like I had just been released from prison and was basking in my newfound freedom. While what was ahead was quite uncertain and I had no clue what I wanted to do next. At that time, I was content and grateful to just be alive. You see, you never…

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‘WHEN EVERY DAY FEELS TOO HARD’

We all have those days when it feels too hard. Some days, you’re really triggered up and on others, nothing really happens.  It just feels overwhelming and hard to live by. Often times, this feeling could go past days into weeks, where no one gets you and you just want to run for cover. You question a lot of things, you question your identity, you even find yourself asking if you’re a good enough mum, good on your Job/business and…

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8 ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR 2015

Happy new year my beloved and supportive readers! It’s mid-January already and the world (at least in Nigeria) still looks and feels like we are just awakening to the New Year. The hazy weather has added its beauty to it – I love the cold though. The holidays were so beautiful and fun filled that I longed for it to continue. I had a lot of blog post on holiday and Christmas tips to share with you all but the…

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INSPIRATIONAL LIFE MOTIVATIONAL

THE UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES OF LIFE

Last week I got a call from my good friend Tricia, she sounded so frantic and on the verge of tears. Her respond to my – “hello darlyn” was, ‘its three (3) days late! It is always on time! It’s never late! Am so scared! As the words rushed out I recalled having this same conversation with her two years ago and the result was – Joy (Tricia’s second child). What is late? I asked feigning ignorance. My cycle, Tricia answered…

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LIFE Motherhood MOTIVATIONAL

LIMES AND LEMONADE

It’s amazing how painful experiences can be an inspiration for good and a source of blessing to others. This, I believe is turning life’s limes into lemonade. Every time some one sees their pain as an opportunity to encourage another, it leaves me stunned at the omniscience of God.  I wish to share a true life experience of someone who made the most of her pain. This story is published with her express permission. My guest this month is Mrs.…

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FAMILY LIFE MOTIVATIONAL

THE MINISTRY OF HELP

“Aunty, am just pitying you O! I would have travelled since”. Amaka, my maid of 10 months said for the third time that evening. Aunty, do you know that my kindred have all travelled for Christmas since the10th of December? I decided to stay till 21st for your sake and the children… She kept chattering as she packed the bath items I had used to bath Temi that evening. I was irritated and could not ignore the “pitying” chatter, so I…

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