For husbands: That’s life. Deal with it.
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For husbands: That’s life. Deal with it.

That's life, deal with it. There’s nothing more emotionally draining and dissatisfying for me than to hear the words “That’s life. Deal with it.” Especially when they’re coming from the person you’ve decided to “do life” with. If "deal with it" means just go with it, then that doesn't sit right with me. Not always. In my mind, there are a lot of things that happen in life...that can go…

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How to prepare for baby’s cake smash photography
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How to prepare for baby’s cake smash photography

Around thoughts of weaning, my baby's turned 1 and I knew I'd want to mark that somehow. Preparing for the perfect cake smash photography session is no easy job. I'd been on the hunt for the perfect cake smash photographer for a couple of months. It took a long time to settle on one because I needed to meet certain criteria that I'd set myself: The person had to be…

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How to have a happy baby – according to science
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How to have a happy baby – according to science

I do believe there's a nurture vs nature issue here because as they grow older, babies are able to learn how to manage their emotions better and that could lead to them having more balanced emotions. According to research, though, it all starts during pregnancy.

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Top 5 Moms on YouTube
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Top 5 Moms on YouTube

As a West African mum, I wish there were women like her on the Tube. West African women who show you what's really going on in their daily lives without any airs or an unnecessary and often false appearance of opulence.

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How to increase breastmilk supply
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How to increase breastmilk supply

Disclaimer: At no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission for purchases made through links within this post. That first month of breastfeeding was the toughest time for me. Hourly feeds and backaches from constantly sitting up to feed were the least of my problems when a couple of weeks in, I became concerned that I wasn't producing enough milk. My baby's weight didn't drop at all…

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11 Things to discuss before having a baby with your partner

This is for you if you're newlyweds, a young couple who are considering conceiving together for the first time, or already pregnant and awaiting the arrival of your little one. From first and second hand experience, I can say that not discussing certain vital things before you go ahead and bring another life into this world can make for a stressful and/or miserable pregnancy and first few years with your…

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