Sisters 💕💕💕

Adetoun, Deke & Lola – Muyiwa & Ajuah’s Angels. We haven’t always gotten along but we are best of friends. Distance has come between us, but we have chosen to remain connected. Our bond is even stronger than it used to be, we have grown to love and accept each other. Adetoun and Deke, my…

Affirm your children

Affirm your children, so they won’t need affirmations from outsiders Tell them they are loved, Tell them they are beautiful Tell them they’re intelligent Tell them they are creators Tell them all the good that they are Tell them they can achieve anything they put their minds to Teach them to love themselves Teach them…

Build a support system

There’s nothing like having people who can help you make life less overwhelming You honestly can’t do it all yourself We all need help There’s no need to get caught up in the ‘I can do it myself or no one can do it better than me‘ bubble. Burst that bubble, throw that thought away…

Spending time with the ladies

In 2018, one of my goals was to spend more time with my friends. Our relationships had become more Whatsapp based, maybe the occasional phone call to some and that was it. I decided to change that and introduced the ‘Ladies Hangout’ – quarterly meetups where we were just us. No roles or responsibilities, just…

Don’t forget to be a child

As adults, it’s so easy to get carried away with ‘adulting’ that we forget to have fun. Last weekend, my sisters and I decided to take to be children again. We took the children to the playground and decided to join in the fun – two-legged race, egg and spoon race, sack race. It felt…

Childhood memories

My mum loved to bake and cook and she didn’t leave us on these. Once we were old enough to understand what was going on, we were in the kitchen with her. She had a few cook books, a treasure filled with some delightful recipes. I remember our cupcake 🧁 baking days, always a delight…

Speaking nicely to people

Speaking nicely to people is easy but then it doesn’t come easy to everyone I have observed that how people speak to others is based on how they were raised* It’s important to me and I am working on this with my children, as it’s best when they get it  while they are young If…

Mirror! Mirror!

I love watching my children play, listening to them talk… They are the best of friends most times, they have each other’s backs. You should see them defending each other to outsiders, it is hilarious. The other day, they were talking about marriage and how they cannot marry each other (they are 4 and 6)……

I am Woman

I am unable do everything I am unable to fix everything I am unable to be everywhere at the same time I am not God Every now and again, I need help I don’t assume those around me know I need help, I ask for help I need other people on my team to make…

What’s cooking?

Food is my passion, I don’t just eat it, I cook it. I love love love love food – the different textures, tastes, everything about food. I can spend 8 to 10 hours in the kitchen cooking up a storm… though I have chilled on spending excessive hours in the kitchen in recent years. I…