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Pregnancy Month-by-month

First MonthThe earliest symptoms of pregnancy differ from person to person. For most, this is the month you discover you’re pregnant – and that positive pregnancy test (and a missed period) may be the only sign you have. CHANGES YOU MAY EXPERIENCE Nausea – the earliest signs of “morning sickness” can appear in the first monthBreast Tenderness – your breasts or nipples may be swollen and tender to the touchFatigue – you may feel tired as your body adjusts to hormonal changesFrequent Urination – a common side effect of the production of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) which causes an increase need to urinate in early pregnancyFood Sensitivity – just the smell of food may turn your stomach.HOW YOUR BABY IS DEVELOPINGYour baby is only .1 to .2 millimeters and at this stage is called a blastocyst. At three weeks pregnant, your child has already developed all his genetic material – and the sex is already decided. WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR PRENATAL VISIT THIS MONTH A pregnancy test to confirm th…
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Simple Toddler Recipes || Toddler Pancake

INGREDIENTS 6 TEASPOONS FLOUR3 TEASPOONS MILK (REGULAR FOR 12MONTHS & OLDER)/FORMULA (FOR LESS THAN 12 MONTHS) 1 TEASPOON COCONUT OIL 1 EGG 2 TEASPOONS DATE PUREE (REMOVE THE SEED, SOAK THE DATES AND BLEND)
PROCESS MIX THE WET INGREDIENTS TOGETHER, ADD IT TO THE DRY INGREDIENTS AND MIX.ADD WATER AND STIR TILL YOU ARE SATISFIED WITH THE CONSISTENCY PAN FRY IN A NON STICK PAN ON LOW HEAT - SO YOU WON'T NEED OIL. FLIP WHEN BUBBLES FORM ON TOP TO COOK OTHER SIDE TURN OFF COOKER AND SERVE WITH FRUIT (SLICED BANANA, SLICED SEEDLESS GRAPES, SLICED APPLE, ETC)

How to manage issues with your MIL/Mother during Omugo

If you are like me, until you have your first child you won't have a reason to live with your Mother in-law
for an extended period. Just like every relationship that is budding, you will have to get to know one
another, and this time emotions are high because of the new baby and disagreements can happen and if
not properly managed it might ruin the relationship and we don't want that.

I disagreed with my Mother in-Law on a couple of things during her visit, and at the time it was not
managed properly. I am grateful for wisdom to just apologise to her even if I felt there was no need to but
it could have potentially ruined our relationship if I didn't swallow my pride. We don't hate each other, we
just didn't agree on methods of taking care of the child.

I decided to write this article because I know many more people will or are going through such and I am
hoping that it will help new mothers who are having issues with their mother in laws or mothers
when they come …

The 2018 GTBank Autism week: Day 2 Recap

I went for the GTBank's 8th Annual Autism week. I was invited by my big sis Anne of @Mums24 and I have heard about Autism but in such a distant manner as I don't really know anyone who is living with Autism.

This event was such an eye opener for me and it was amazing to be able to be enlightened. If you are like me and have no clue what Autism is all about continue to read;


What is Autism spectrum disorder?

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication, as well as by unique strengths and differences. We now know that there is not one autism but many types, caused by different combinations of genetic and environmental influences. The term “spectrum” reflects the wide variation in challenges and strengths possessed by each person with autism. Autism’s most-obvious signs tend to appear between 2 and 3 years of age. In some cases, it can be diagnosed as earl…

I don't want to parent better than my parents

I recently saw on a friends insta story that your Job as a parent is more than paying school fees  and I got curious and asked him what else do parents owe their children and we went on to have a discussion and based on that discussion there are something I think we need to talk about.


I remember my Dad always said something along the lines of just owing us just education and I started to wonder on the part of our parents, why did they think that they owed us only education?


Struggle; Most of our parents had to struggle to get an education, you had to have a some worth enlightened father or mother who took education seriously. Some of them had to watch their parents do menial jobs for them to be sent to school and they promised to do better so they could afford education for their kids. They saw the benefit; How they had a better life compared to their parents or other peers that did not go to school. They Genuinely believed it; They really believed in the idea that it was all they ow…

Review: August Secrets range of products

First Impression: The packaging was a bit underwhelming, I got over that quickly as soon as I opened it and smelt it. I absolutely loved the smell and the fact that it was all natural. I am a sucker for that. 
What I loved: The smell, I loved that my son loved it. He could even take it without formula - we had a phase where he didn't like milk - I love that the foods are versatile and can be used in different recipes


What I didn't like; there was really nothing I disliked about the product , maybe except that it finished quickly. Unfortunately, I had to stop buying from them, on 2 occasions after preparing the meals I saw ant in the food. The first time (first batch I bought) I told them and they replaced it for me but I didn't bother to tell them the second time. I am sure it wasn't from my house because, I had always kept the products in the fridge. 



Verdict: Will I recommend the products? yes! this is just my experience and it has been a lot more difficult to make sure…

REVIEW: August Secrets Recipe Book

First Impression: I was so excited when I saw the book online, I pre ordered it immediately. I love the fact that the book was visually appealing. The quality of the book was above what I expected as per Naija but it wasn't there there. 





What I loved: I love that the book has variety of recipes that you can use and not only for your baby. I loved the quality of the book, it is better than most prints done by Nigerian authors. 

What I didn't like: No attention to details, there was a table of contents with page numbers but the actual pages were not numbered which makes it hard to just skip to what you need. 

The structure of the book: There were repeated recipes and I confirmed that. The quality; I know I said I loved the quality of the book overall but the pictures used shows that they were not deliberate about it. I get that it is a lot of work to make the food and take the pictures but the inconsistency with the images was too much. There were inconsistencies with the fonts and …