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Chance to Win Two Tickets to Umoja in Lagos Show

The UMOJA (which in Zulu language means “the spirit of togetherness”) dance troupe, is a creation of two South African performers who drew inspiration from stories of deprivation and segregation that characterised South African history. Umoja is promoted by Flytime Promotions and Chain Reaction. Flytime Promotions is giving out two free tickets to our LagosMums…

DID YOU KNOW?

Working in kitchen can be a lot of strenuous work if you do not have the right information. There are a thousand and one helpful tips and tricks. See below some special tips. To remove the skin of almonds easily, soak them in hot water for 15-20 minutes. Putting 3-4 cloves in sugar container will…

Question on Asthma in Children

Q: There seems to be more mention of Children with Asthma, What is Asthma and why do Children get it? A: Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that affects the smaller airways (bronchioles) of the lungs. It is caused by inflammation in the airways and the reason for the inflammation is unknown. This inflammation irritates…

TEAM WORK IN THE HOME

TEAM WORK IN THE HOME My house-help of two years suddenly informed me of her mother’s illness and the need to travel to see her.  I gave her a few weeks off, but guess what, I have not heard from her till date.  For a working mother with three kids to take care of, one…

Diary of a LagosMums | Nanny HIV Scare

A shocking and emotional roller coaster I have just been through….. I got a nanny through an agency, an agency I was comfortable using because they appeared to be rather professional and seemed to be more organized and trustworthy than just your regular run of the mill street guy who places girls in your houses…pimps…

SINGLE PARENTING…. Do’s and Dont’s

I was hopping about town one hot Lagos afternoon. Jumping from ‘danfo’ to ‘danfo’ as I normally do on days my hustle takes me out on the streets and it just ‘came’ to me… single parenting. In today’s society and especially this culturally blessed and cursed part of the world, every human has got limits.…

Something New in the Kitchen

Ever get tired of eating the same set of dishes week after week? Eating at home may get very boring at times for one reason or the other… It may be you don’t have  chef, or there is hardly time or motivation to try something different. Mondays to Fridays belong to KFC, Saturdays belong to…

Creating a Mum Mission Statement

What is a Mission Statement? A mission statement is a statement of purpose. The mission statement should guide the actions of the organization, spell out its overall goal, provide a path, and guide decision-making. It provides “the framework or context within which the company’s strategies are formulated (wikipedia).” Have you ever considered making a Mission…

So Its Good Friday huh

The mere mention of “Good Friday” would make you think it’s one of those holidays when workers just don’t want to go to work and then some entertainment company decides to throw in a mix of street festival (you’d think that if you dropped from Mars or something). Everyone knows what Good Friday is, at…

What is it about LagosMums? Being a Mum means that you are many things at the same time…

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