Barely 48-hours after the manner in which a police invitation was served to Timi Dakolo and his wife, Busola led to another stint of outrage on social media, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered that petitions from Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, and that of […]
I believe there is a shared experience among us that brings greater understanding and empathy between mothers than most. It’s that one where your exhausted and borderline delirious toddler has the meltdown of the century as you’re taxiing down the runway in an airplane that […].
My teenage daughter, Clara, babysits a precocious first grader. The last time she babysat her, the little girl immediately started crying as soon as Clara walked in the door, “I’m going to miss Clara so much when she’s gone!” she said, and proceeded to mope […].
It is rather bold, I admit, to say that I have done it all when it comes to school options. But I have participated in almost every kind of schooling. I have had at least one of my five children in the following: Elementary school–public, […].
I threw myself a party last week. It was actually a surprise party where pity was the theme, lies did the catering and weariness invited me in. Fortunately, I found the exit door and got out but it made me realize how easily my thoughts […].
“That’s interesting that you talk to your son like that,” the woman said as we stood in the preschool pick-up line. “What do you mean?” I asked. “This morning, when he was throwing a fit about going into the classroom, you were just talking to […].
Have they started to hit your inbox too, all the darling advertisements for sweaters and backpacks? Does your Target have giant pencils hanging and signs announcing “Back To School” already like mine does? It’s the same disorienting feeling that comes when Christmas decorations are displayed […].
My 12-year-old loves Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube. And though I’m the mom who puts off buying my child a cell phone as long as possible, I’ve been pleasantly surprised. See, for the last year, I’ve let my youngest share my phone. She follows people on […].
My husband had been subtly complaining about how many times I had been “going out” without him during the evenings over the past few months. From Bible study, to book club dinners, to blog meetings, I was having fun with my friends and hobbies. It […].
Who doesn’t love to snuggle up in their favorite familiar space with a hot coffee and a good book? My youngest daughter’s name is Storey, so you gotta know I’m a sucker for a heartwarming story with a riveting plot. I’m also a lifelong learner, […].
I love hearing the stories of how our founder Susan Merrill would make her kids’ family road trips so much fun. It was the time before screens in the car, earbuds attached to heads, and phones in hands and Susan still managed to keep things […].