4 Tips For Helping Your Teen Deal With Infatuation

The thing you feared most has happened! Your teenager is “in love”!

Relax; it’s not the end of the world. You may remember your own teen days and all the things you got up to, and be tempted to give in to panic. Don’t; you need your wits about you. Here are 4 tips that can help.

One Simple Way To Boost Your Career Every Day

For a long time, I thought I had read about pretty much everything successful people did daily, from using a to-do list and eating a healthy breakfast, to exercising and reading every single day. I didn’t realise there was one important thing that was not just career changing, but also life-changing —recording your wins every day! I eventually came across the concept in the form of the success log. Continue reading…

5 Things Everyone Can Learn From Mo Abudu

Yes, it’s not just entrepreneurs who can learn a thing or two from Mo Abudu. Everyone, including career people and stay-at-home parents, can learn valuable lessons from the life of this remarkable woman who turned 52 on the 11th of September 2016.

My favourite?

A CEO is not groomed in one day: I recently saw a joke about people adding “CEO” to their LinkedIn profile as soon as they start a blog. Many are eager to be CEOs and while that is not a bad thing, work experience is always a good idea. Read more…

7 Things Parenting A Preemie Has Taught Me

When I unexpectedly went into labour at 34 weeks plus, I didn’t know what to expect. I couldn’t listen to nurses who told me that as preterm births go, this was “not that bad.”

If caring for a newborn is daunting, caring for a baby born before term is downright scary. We were first-time parents and neither of us had ever taken care of a newborn before; now we would have to care for a baby who was supposed to still be inside the womb?

We survived, and we learnt a few things that may help anyone who has to deal with this. Continue reading…

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Omoni Oboli

Charming actress Omoni Oboli needs no introduction. Her latest movie, Wives on Strike co-starring Chioma Akpotha, Uche Jombo and Ufuoma Ejenobor, returned to the cinemas last month by popular demand. In 2014 she co-produced, directed and starred in a romantic comedy, Being Mrs Elliott, which made waves in more ways than one, and in 2015 she lit up the screen as Maria in the movie Fifty. Here are 7 things you may not have known about her. Continue reading…

What Parents-To-Be Should Know About Preeclampsia

A smooth pregnancy, free of complications, is what we all pray for. However, life happens sometimes, and it’s in the best interest of mum, dad and baby to be aware of possible complications in pregnancy, and how they can be avoided.

Before I got pregnant, I had no idea what preeclampsia was, or that a person could develop high blood pressure in pregnancy without any history of hypertension. By the time I had overcome preeclampsia, I knew more about it than I could ever have imagined. Here are just a few things every expecting parent should know about preeclampsia:

  • Preeclampsia is the most common complication that can occur in a pregnancy, affecting 1 in every 20 pregnancies.

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6 Reasons Fans Absolutely Love Omawumi

Omawumi bounced into the limelight as an Idols West Africa contestant in 2007, and the lively entertainer has not looked back since. Nearly 10 years later, the 34-year old singer shows no signs of slowing down. Of course she’s far from perfect – everyone has their flaws – but here are 6 absolutely lovable things about her. Continue reading…