4 Ways to Deal with an Elder Who Steps Out of Line!

As a child, my grandfather would graciously let out a loud stinky fart while engaging me in a conversation or even during a meal, then ask me to thank him for it…and I actually would!...

Show them the Right Way to Act

I was headed to camp ground one Saturday morning and decided to join the free buses. On getting to the pick-up point at Yaba there was an expected long queue. I went to the last...

When You Steal a Writer’s Art…

You are unable to find  sleep; something makes it evade you. You cannot say what it is, you just know you need to write. It’s a longing, an itch. To tell it as it is...

Find Your Happiness

The first time I heard Beyonce‘s Pretty Hurtsit spoke to me. It became one of my favourite songs instantly. The lyrics were so deep, they basically spelt out society perceptions and the problems within what society sees...

6 Big, Divorce-Proofing Talks To Have Before Getting Married

It may not be the sexiest way to spend a Saturday night, but discussing big-ticket relationship issues like family planning, money and monogamy could be the best way for couples to stave off a future...

The Upside of Other Parents and Their Kids

Here’s a headline for the end of your week — “What parenting has taught me: hell is other people’s children.” This one comes via the Guardian, where yesterday writer Emma Brockes explained “the worst thing about...

Why We All Need to Stop Pretending We Know How to Parent Perfectly

Like many folks these days, I have a few group text and Facebook messenger threads running at any given moment. My local mom friends text group, my book club group DM, and a group DM...

What If You Could Live till You’re 140

What are your thoughts on extending the average human lifespan? What would it mean for us to be able to live until we are 140?  Are there any ethical issues that will have to be...

Does The Age Gap Matter?

“Age is nothing but a number” we often hear people utter those words, but have you ever taken the time to break down that phrase? Back in the old days, it was completely normal for...

Domestic Violence – Use Your Words, Not Your Fists By

In the past few weeks, cases of domestic violence have been all over the news. With men beating women mercilessly and women fisting up to men. People have been left wondering, what is the psychology...