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...

CORRECTION BEFORE DISCIPLINE

We are all well vast with the popular proverb; “Spare the rod, and spoil the child.” It‘s  an admonition  to parents and guardians never to over look the place of discipline in their children or wards upbringing,  especially when they err. But please,  Mama and Papa,  before you discipline  or punish that child over that...

QUALITIES OF A RESPONSIBLE WIFE/MOTHER

We’ve looked at the qualities of a responsible husband. It is very necessary for us to look at the qualities of a responsible wife too because there are two sides to every coin, and in marriage, it takes two to tango. To be a wife and mother is not a badge that is worn on...

QUALITIES OF A RESPONSIBLE HUSBAND/FATHER

The first thing to be considered before going into the qualities should be asking the question, “who is a husband and who is a father?” The Bible makes us understand that he that finds a wife has obtained favour from God. However, for someone to find a wife, he himself must be a husband because...

IMPACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON CHILDREN

“You’re a very stupid man! The only thing you do is chase anything in skirt.” Tolu charged at her husband giving him a slap which made him stagger, falling to the chair. “Mummy, mummy, mummy, leave daddy alone, leave him alone joor. You’re always insulting and shouting at him.” Toba, their only son said amidst...