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Homeschooling Tips and Tricks (Guest Post)
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Homeschooling Tips and Tricks (Guest Post)

Teaching children at home has become increasingly popular. Years ago, teaching your children at home was taboo at best and illegal at worst.  Times have changed, though, and many parents are turning to homeschooling for one reason or another.  Parents decide to homeschool for many reasons: religious preference; bullying and lack of discipline in the schools; head lice and other diseases that children spread; disabled children; or simply to give a child a better education.  Your reason for choosing to homeschool is your own. You don’t owe anybody an explanation. As long as you can dedicate a few hours a…

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How to raise a family while being a momentrepreneur

Juggling family & entrepreneurship as a mom In this post, I’m going to give you three tips that have saved me so much time, energy and to be honest also my sanity while juggling between raising a family and being a momentrepreneur. To be honest, being a momentrepreneur is amazing. But I’m not going to sugar coat it for you, raising a family and having a business is hard. But it is a different type of hard because now you are the boss. You decide when to work, what projects to take, plan your time as you want and much…

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What do babies really need?
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What do babies really need?

If you could only buy one item for your baby...just one...I'd say let it be a tube of Bepanthen nappy cream. I couldn't rave about it enough. Yes, let your child run naked and hungry as long as he/she is well moisturized in some Bepanthen. It's the only thing your baby will really need :) On a serious note, I'll always list that before anything else. And then coconut oil. I already have my list of baby necessities up and it's the list of every item I purchased before baby was born. However, I was interested to see what other…

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Ready for a second baby? – 5 things to consider
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Ready for a second baby? – 5 things to consider

Baby number 1 can walk & talk The idea here is that you don't have to deal with two children who can only communicate by wailing and you also don't have to worry about physically carrying two children around. Physical recovery from the first pregnancy If you're still seriously suffering the side effects of the first pregnancy, you probably shouldn't be trying for another baby just yet. You need to give your body time to fully heal. How old are you? Sorry to be so blunt about it but if your partner and yourself are getting up there in age,…

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Children and Sleep: How can aromatherapy help?
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Children and Sleep: How can aromatherapy help?

Disclaimer: I may get a small commission for purchases made through links within this page. Children and Sleep: How can aromatherapy help?   Children should be able to sleep soundly and without any worries, however life is not typically so ideal. Essential oils can be very effective at reducing stress and help children sleep. Having good rest will allow them to wake up feeling stronger and be ready to face another day.    Times have definitely changed compared to even a few years ago. Technology is a part of many children’s lives nowadays and getting them off devices sometimes can…

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African respect culture

You know you’re African when you’re being given advice at every turn by any and everyone (even people who have no idea what they’re on about) but I suspect you really know for sure that you’re Nigerian when you feel like you MUST accept and act on the advice you’re given. Particularly when it’s coming from someone of an older generation than yourself. I’m West African. Not Nigerian but I have had the chance to observe Nigerian cultural interactions a lot over the past few years and it’s interesting to me that it really is just as it is in…

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