Stay-At-Home Mom? You Need To See This

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“If you consider the career milestones, social dexterity, and entrepreneurial escapades your mates or at least women are making in the society and world at large, it may just make you feel insignificant and look like you are not doing much. But you are. There are seasons in life, some are busy, some are quiet. Just recognize which you are in…”

Let Your Kids Catch Your Gratitude

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Let Your Kids Catch Your Gratitude   We don’t always get what we want in life. In a world that is rife with the entitlement mentality, having an attitude of gratitude takes a conscious effort. Even when things don’t go the way we would have wished them to, we can still maintain a grateful attitude. Let Your Kids Catch Your Gratitude Though the fig tree does not bud     and there are no grapes on the […]

Unfair Mom? Courage to Discipline My Kids

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Kids need boundaries and rules!   Discipline actually requires a whole lot of effort. Believe me, sometimes it’s just easier to let the kids misbehave and not do anything about it. After a long day, I just wish to sit, curl up in the chair with a good book to read – I don’t really want to do any ‘Mommying’. I wish someone would ‘mommy’ me too.

Sexual Abuse, Harassment and Molestation – What's Your Stand?

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I was just thinking about the series I wrote on Abuse a while back and especially the one on sexual abuse. And as I do sometimes, I was reading over those posts again. And I thought to myself, how are you supposed to report something if you don’t even understand what the thing looks like? In Nigeria here, I challenge you to take a survey about cases of sexual harassment, abuse or molestation. You’re likely […]

#TipsTuesday – Make Yourself Priority

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If you ever think that working yourself to total exhaustion all the time is a sign that you’re a great mom, then you are mistaken. Total exhaustion is a sign that you have refused to take a pause and make time for yourself. There’s only one of you, and it becomes important that you preserve that one. There will be days when things around your home are not in impeccable condition. There will be many […]

#MomsPray Friday – Wisdom For Motherhood

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Sometimes, some things happen to our children or they have some issues, or ask some questions, and we’re just at a loss. “How On Earth am I to handle this?” The truth is that living is an act and it requires wisdom. So does Motherhood. Why will I keep moving around in circles to sort issues out when I can simply look to the One who has the manual for life? If you’ve ever had […]

"Making The Most of 2016" – Vlog

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It’s not enough to have good desires or intentions for this new year. We already are halfway into February! If you haven’t started to run with your goals, there’s no better time than Today to begin. Check Out These few Tips I put together on this Tips video for making the best of the rest of the Year. [Background Music: I Know Who I am By Sinach] It’s Never Too Late To Start! All The […]

“Making The Most of 2016” – Vlog

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It’s not enough to have good desires or intentions for this new year. We already are halfway into February! If you haven’t started to run with your goals, there’s no better time than Today to begin. Check Out These few Tips I put together on this Tips video for making the best of the rest of the Year. [Background Music: I Know Who I am By Sinach] It’s Never Too Late To Start! All The […]

Tips Tuesday – It's Okay To Ask For Help

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I know, it’s the Super Mom Syndrome! “I don’t need help.” “I don’t want anyone to see my shortcomings.” “I don’t want anyone to think I’m not a ‘good enough’ mom.” Those are the excuses you give yourself anytime you even so much as consider the thought of asking for help. Meanwhile, you are collapsing under the weight of it all. The pressure is killing you! Dear Fellow Mom, on Today’s Tip Tuesday, please remember: […]

Tips Tuesday – It’s Okay To Ask For Help

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I know, it’s the Super Mom Syndrome! “I don’t need help.” “I don’t want anyone to see my shortcomings.” “I don’t want anyone to think I’m not a ‘good enough’ mom.” Those are the excuses you give yourself anytime you even so much as consider the thought of asking for help. Meanwhile, you are collapsing under the weight of it all. The pressure is killing you! Dear Fellow Mom, on Today’s Tip Tuesday, please remember: […]

Prayers For Pregnant Mothers

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It’s a wonderful privilege to be expecting a baby. Congratulations are in order! As pregnant mothers sometimes, you can be full of anxieties, fear of the future [especially for those who have had a history of miscarriages or similar difficult experience]. You can chose to cast all of those burdens upon the Lord and trust Him to keep you under His everlasting arms. These prayers are for every pregnant woman. “Don’t worry about anything; instead, […]

Laid Back, Plain Lazy or Just Can't Be Bothered?

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So while we have the Strong Willed Child who is ready to insist on doing what he wants, we also have the Child who never seems to want to do anything at all! How do you know if your child is Laid Back or Just Plain Lazy? How Can You Help Your Child To be useful to herself and others? Check Out This Post… http://wp.me/p5l41f-4u Oluseye Ashiru www.strivingnigerianmom.com www.deardaughterofgod.com

Always Super Mom

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Don’t Be Discouraged… You’re Always Super Mom! So, you just Screamed at your Kids? Your kids had slept off before you got in from work? You missed yet another Parents’ Meeting because you weren’t able to get time off work? You weren’t able to afford that gift you’ve wanted to give your child..?