Being a Mom

Fun pros n cons of being an older Mom

Fun pros n cons of being an older Mom

Don’t you just love being an older Mom? Well I do as I have found there are good sides about it as much as there are bad but the good side out measures the bad. I have listed a few for us to deliberate on, a few I love to talk about. Enjoy! 1.       You might…

Weekends are for family and, for ME TIME!

Weekends are for family and, for ME TIME!

We all need some time off to cool off. Being a Mom is more than a day’s Job. It can be time consuming and stressful. Especially if you have any other form of work you do. Worst if you have a hubby that doesn’t help out as much as He can. These sometimes cause a…

MYTHS AND FICTIONS ABOUT PREGNANCY

MYTHS AND FICTIONS ABOUT PREGNANCY

There are a few African myths that often influence our reaction or action during pregnancy. Some of them include but are not limited to the following: Do not walk in the mid-day sun, as the sun might pose a threat on the baby and mum Do not sit at the entrance of the door to…

Baby Care: Myth or Fact

Baby Care: Myth or Fact

Having a baby for the first time can be as exciting as it can be scary. You have heard or seen what should be done but you are still not sure what and if it should be done lol. So you listen to all others say probably even tried some of the things they say…

Pregnancy after 35: What to expect when you are expecting a baby

Pregnancy after 35: What to expect when you are expecting a baby

Having a baby after 35 is a common practice nowadays. Understanding the issues older mothers might face helps you better prepare and have a healthy pregnancy. Many women are delaying pregnancy well into their 30s and beyond — and delivering healthy babies at old age. Taking special care of yourself before getting pregnant and after,…

Being an Older Mom; the amazing love story of momat4ty

Being an Older Mom; the amazing love story of momat4ty

I had my first born at 17 It was a natural birth, painful though with long labour (33hours to be précise). But I was strong, energetic and a week after, I was taking my GCE exams and a month after, I was back in shape and working (acting and fashion sales rep). First son at…

A Mother’s Guilt

A Mother’s Guilt

It started when I was in the office and looking through Instagram. My friends had posted pictures of them with their kids; one of them was having a party for her child. It was such a beautiful party, everything was so organised the colours were the same throughout from the chair to the table to…

Inspiring Tales From An Older Mom

Inspiring Tales From An Older Mom

When the convener of the momat4ty initiative reached out to me to share my story, I had my reservations at first, I thought to myself, is being a mum over forty a “thing” or what is the hullabaloo about becoming a mum at an older age. Then I sat down for a minute to think…

Are you sure you are not suffering from depression?

Are you sure you are not suffering from depression?

Pix Credit: https://www.hmhb-hawaii.org/information/postpartum-depression-ppd/   When Ella got pregnant after eight years of fertility treatment, she felt she would burst from the sheer joy of having a little human –her own child- grown within her. She was having her first child at 42, but she was healthy and happy to be a new mom. However, a…

10 things you need to know while searching for good Schools

10 things you need to know while searching for good Schools

Finding a school for your Child can be as tasking as finding an apartment, even more tasking.   Parents who don’t want to gamble with their childrens future must investigate prospective schools in order to ensure the school they pick is the right one. We know it can be a cumbersome task for parents, especially…