NAKED AND UNASHAMED

It’s a beautiful experience for couples to be able to connect to the point of being bare with each other without being ashamed. Without feeling insecure about looks and body parts. This connection or even disconnect is often first from the mind. It’s very human to feel so conscious about what we consider imperfect in...

WHEN OFFENCES ARISE

Just recently, there was a misunderstanding between some people which festered for about a week. They could not meet eye to eye and a blooming friendship was almost hitting the rocks until there was an intervention from a third party. It was at that point of settlement that a thought struck me, “how will I...

WE ARE HUMAN TOO

We are the category of people who work round the clock without break. From the dishes to the laundry, to house cleaning and babysitting, we labour, breaking our back each new day. Sadly, we are also the ones treated as lesser humans or slaves because we’ve taken the humble position of a domestic worker in...

YOU CAN BE SELFISH; IT’S ALLOWED

Don’t fret at this yet, just take a deep breath and keep reading. Yes, I’ll repeat it again, it is allowed for you to be selfish. You’ll understand it better as you read further. All things being equal as soon as you and your spouse gets married, the children start rolling in in and attentions...

MEET THEIR NEEDS

Do you know that the needs of your children go beyond the financial security you provide? Do you know that the basic needs of your kids should be met by you first? Do you also know that when your kids begin to get their needs met by a stranger, you’re setting yourself and your kids...

3 REASONS I BLOG ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE

Hey! This is me opening up a part of my life. This is subtle vulnerability. So, recently, about 3 months ago I started blogging on marriage and family life. I’m sure it left questions in the mind of some people and it was not strange to some. Some may wonder why I changed my focus...

LITTLE FOXES

“Tola, can we have the light off?” “Man, you know I like the light on when I’m sleeping. Moreover, you have your blindfold, please, use it.” “Is it every night you want me to be using blindfold? Why so selfish? You always put yourself first. Rubbish.” “Can you hear yourself. You’re saying someone is selfish....

BONDING OVER CHORES

“Kiddos, it’s time for house cleaning!” Tayo called, announcing to his children their usual Saturday morning routine. Tayo’s kids are always more than excited when it comes to domestic chores because no one is left out in the fun. This has made home keeping a lot easier for Bola, Tayo’s wife. “Yippee! The children screamed,...

LET THERE BE ROMANCE, AND THERE IS!

Going through my Facebook news feed, I came across a piece written by someone I wait on to read his posts, writing on how to keep romance alive by doing little things to and with our spouse. Reading through the comments, I noticed many of the commenters saw it as something strange. I was gobsmacked...

IF YOU WANT IT, EARN IT

Disclaimer: This post doesn’t aim to encourage women to disrespect their husbands. It’s a biblical command for women to submit to and reverence their own husbands just as they would submit to Christ. It’s a cliché that women want to feel loved, while men want to be respected. World over, respect is a big deal for...