Family Life, Published Articles

5 Tips For Parenting When Mum And Dad Work

At a seminar I attended years ago when I was a single woman, a speaker told a story to buttress the point she was making about work-life balance that stayed with me.

A little girl whose mother had just started a demanding job was having a hard time adjusting. Before she woke up in the morning, her mum was gone, and she was usually in bed by the time her mum returned. One day, she left a note for her mother before going to bed. It read simply, “Mummy, long time o.”

The woman resigned that month, and who can blame her? Things are even more challenging in homes where both parents work and kids come home to caregivers with whom they spend most of their waking hours. What can working parents do to raise healthy, well-adjusted children? Read more…

Published Articles

4 Job Trends That Should Totally Be Embraced In Nigeria

Far too many Nigerians, especially in the larger cities, spend way too much time in transit to and fro the office. Do we all have to be at the office? Must we all be there at the same time? Must we all be at the office all day?

Here are other options Nigerian organisations may consider adopting. Continue reading…