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LOVE & PINT Children

Supporting Children Living With Cancer And Sickle Cell Disease! Get Ready For “Love And Pint” Blood Drive & Hangout On Saturday, July 28th

We see publicities and calls for volunteers to retreats, visits to orphanages and homes for Children with special needs. We hear of booming calls to art shows, parties, fests and comedy shows. Then my roaming mind is drawn back to the tragic incident of a few weeks back- the Tanker Explosion on the now popular…

special assessment

What Should You Do When Your Child Needs Special Assessment?

At the LagosMums 4th Annual Parenting Conference and Exhibition last year (2017), during her session, Mrs Tosin Babalola shared a few nuggets to help parents be more educated about their child’s developmental milestones and about special assessment. How do you know when your child needs special assessment? There are certain developmental milestones that children attain at…

Scoliosis Awareness Month – What is Scoliosis? #KNOwScoliosis

What is Scoliosis? Do you know Scoliosis? “No I don’t! Yes I do! I must have heard about it before… Is it not that disease that?….” It is Scoliosis Awareness Month and we are here to make sure you #kNOwScoliosis! First, Scoliosis is NOT a disease; it is a (spinal) disorder. What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the…

My Experience Weaning My Child

My Experience Weaning My Child

As a first time mum, I was knocked into the reality of breastfeeding by the pain, cry, bites and engorgement in the first few days and I never remained the same. Although I made the decision to exclusively breastfeed my baby for 6 months based on the recommendation during my antenatal classes, I didn’t realise…

Are we surviving or thriving

Mental Health: Are We Surviving Or Thriving?

Are we surviving or thriving? This week is Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 and the theme is: ‘Stress: are we coping?’ In a recent article, Mark Rowland explains the theme and proclaims that the single greatest thing we could do to prevent mental health problems is to reduce and avoid stress. Many of us are…

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

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