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IFE’S NOTE #2 : BUT…WHAT’S WRONG WITH MY MOUTH?

After the robbers attacked our vehicle that hot Sunday afternoon, we stood by the roadside for hours flagging down vehicles, begging for a ride to Port-Harcourt which was still many miles away. The driver of our bus had run into the bush the moment he sighted the robbers and had he not taken the car key with him, one of the passengers, a taxi driver himself, would have driven us to our final...

TOP 12 BLOGS FOR EVERY CHRISTIAN MOM.

When a woman, especially a Nigerian woman, marches to the altar to tie the knots with her sweetheart, there is usually one desire in her heart amidst many others, it is that her union might bring forth children. It’s also not new to find in many single ladies the longing to carry their babies someday. The Holy scripture says, As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man so are children...

HOW TECHNOLOGY NEGATIVELY AFFECTS OUR KIDS

One morning, as I sat in the reception of a hospital waiting to be called in, I saw a woman with a little child(less than three years old) on her laps. In his hand was a tablet and for several minutes he was lost in a particular game that I’d seen adults play. You know this game where a man runs and the player controls his movement, pushing him left and right as he encounters obstacles...

THE POWER OF A CHEERFUL MOTHER

For the two years I spent running my Masters programme, I was opportune to stay with a particular family, sometimes for weeks or for months. Each time, I have been amazed at this exuberance and ever-smiling wife and mother of four. Her cheerful dispositions, joyous countenance and contagious outbursts of laughter were really intoxicating (You might only find a stern face when she is correcting...

MY BABY BOY (A MOTHER’S WORDS TO HER NEW BORN SON)

Dear Son, These nine months, I waited for you. I talked to you every morning and whispered silent prayers every night, these long unbearable months. I imagined you on the bed cuddled in my arms, your eyes darting back and forth as you kicked your tiny legs in the air. I hear our cheers and laughter on the rickety football pitch that your dad constructed in front of the boy’s quarters When I...

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