#Monday Motivation – Unshakable

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“…you who are the confidence of all the ends of the earth…” – Psalm 65:5b It’s another week! A Beautiful one that the Lord has made. Anytime I have the privilege of opening my eyes, I get so excited because of all the possibilities that I can see. So what about you? Are you excited about the new week? Or are you apprehensive about it? Are you looking at your own capabilities and telling yourself, […]

My Home, My Kids, My Responsibility

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I interact a lot with young people, especially in church on a regular basis. I also have school aged children that are mine. I have found it very interesting when I hear parents complain about how the church is not influencing their children enough to do the right things. I saw an infograph on social media a few days ago and it triggered in me the need to finish this post [I had started writing […]

#SNMomsPray Friday – I am Spreading Out

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“Enlarge the place of your tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back; lengthen your cords, strengthen your stakes. For you will spread out to the right and to the left; your descendants will dispossess nations and settle in their desolate cities.” – Isaiah 54:2-3   Thank You Lord for Your word to me today. Thank You for being mindful of me. I am so grateful because I am convinced more than ever […]

#Tips Tuesday

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My son was trying to memorize a poem just yesterday after school. The poem intrigued me because of the way it was written. Every line has “as….as…” For instance, the first line was: “As slow as a Start” or something like that. He then asked, why does it say “as slow as a start”? I could only explain giving the example of starting to drive a car. I said, “When you want to move a […]

The One Basic Lesson To Teach Your Kids About Financial Responsibility

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This post was first written for and published by ‘She Leads Africa’. Just thought I should share here too. Don’t you just wish you had been taught about financial responsibility when you were much younger? A number of us only began to take lessons in handling our finances in adulthood. In our rapidly changing world, it has never become more imperative to teach our children the need for handling money well. In fact, it’s such an […]

#MomsPray Friday

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“May our sons flourish in their youth like well-nurtured plants. May our daughters be like graceful pillars, carved to beautify a palace.” – Psalm 144:12 And the child grew and became strong in spirit; and he lived in the wilderness until he appeared publicly to Israel. – Luke 1:80 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him. – Luke 2:40 Jesus grew in […]

#MomsPray Friday

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Thank God for the end of another work week. It’s Friday and it’s time to pray! Do you often feel like there’s more to this our present way of life? Do you sometimes feel like your life should count for more? Living the abundant life is more than driving the latest car or wearing the latest designer clothes. It’s been kingdom minded, bearing an unquenchable thirst and passion for God’s kingdom. If you are ready for […]

Mom Tips – How A Daily Routine Can Help You Save Time

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Are you the mom, chauffeur, dress mender, cook, steward, teacher, business mogul, slay queen, hot wife…?     With the endless list of things you need to do on your plate, how do you get through the numerous things you need to do as a mom? Recently, I realized that the Tip I am about to share with you has had tremendous impact on getting things done for me. Gone are the days of trying […]

#Monday Motivation

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Look, the Lord your God has set the land before you; go up and possess it, as the Lord God of your fathers has spoken to you; do not fear or be discouraged.’ “Nevertheless you would not go up, but rebelled against the command of the Lord your God; “Then I said to you, ‘Do not be terrified, or afraid of them. The Lord your God, who goes before you, He will fight for you, […]

Mom Productivity Tips – Eat That Frog Now

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I have a habit of heading into the kitchen as soon as I finish dinner, drop my plates in the sink and start to wash up. My hubby dearest cannot for the life of him understand why I do things like that. “Why don’t you rest for a while first?” he would ask. I usually respond with:”If I would still be the one to do these dishes, I’d better get them done now”. I would […]

#Monday Motivation

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I saw these words somewhere and it stuck to me: “Don’t wish for it, work for it” It’s another Monday and the beginning of a new week; as a matter of fact, the first Monday in a new quarter. In my Hello April post, I tried to bring words of encouragement about perseverance even when you feel like giving up. The last quarter is gone and you can only work with what you have within […]

7 Tips for Getting Through The Holiday With Your Kids

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Every parent knows how tasking it can be to get kids engaged and to keep your cool during school holidays! Today’s Tip is centred around getting through the school holiday with your kids. How can you handle the holiday with the kids? Here are seven tips that should help you get through the days of ‘boredom’. By the way that’s a forbidden word in our home – once I hear you’re bored, you’re in for […]

Beyond The Eggs- Teaching Your Kids About Easter

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Unlike Christmas, Easter usually seems to be a little ‘under celebrated’. Maybe it’s because of the time of the year, maybe it’s because of the lack of the twinkling Christmas decor, maybe it’s because it’s a time that speaks of death, burial… It’s just usually not hyped like Christmas. If you live in Nigeria like I do, you know that, we are not such ‘egg-hunting’ and ‘bunny-bearing people’. Quite a number of us seem to […]

#Inspired Series #6

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Our #Inspired Series for today has been birthed out of the things I have experienced in the last few days. As usual, I share my thoughts and #LifeLessons with you with the hope that you will be encouraged, admonished and possibly moved to action in certain areas of your life. Today’s post will revolve around Speaking Up. In pondering on this, I have come to realize a profound truth. There are always voices around us […]

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 […]

#Inspired Series #5

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A lot has happened to me between the last post on #Inspired Series and now. It’s amazing  how much can happen in one week. As usual, there’s always a lesson to glean from all that life brings our way. Today, stay with me as I share my #LifeLessons with you. Today’s lessons will be centered around Diligence and Consistency. This quote by William Penn sums it all up: Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains […]

#TipsTuesday – Thou Shall Not Burn Out

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Reading through the story of the ten virgins in the Bible [found in Matthew 25], something caught my attention. The wise virgins had their lamps full of oil at the time the bridegroom came in the dead of the night. The foolish ones had no oil left. I thought, how wicked of the wise virgins, could they not even have spared just a little oil for their friends? “That’s not fair at all”, I thought. […]

#Inspired Series #4

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Our #Inspired Series is a time where I share some of my #LifeLessons. These are things I glean from others, book I come across, some random quote somewhere, practical life issues, and even from my friends and family members. This past week was a journey of Discovery for me on many fronts. I learnt quite a lot about my fears and how to handle them. I’d like to share some of those lessons about fear […]

#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 […]

#MondayMotivation – Move Out of Your Comfortable Place

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“Step Out of Your Comfort zone”, everyone seems to be saying to you. We often think it’s in the big things – not at all. Stepping out of your comfort zone is doing anything that makes you uncomfortable, even in the slightest way. Your comfort zone is the place where you can do things without thinking about it! It’s normal for you, it’s routine and you’re just very comfortable. Your anxiety level is steady, and […]

The Warrior, The Arrows Series #1 – The Essence of Motherhood

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“Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one’s youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.” – Psalm 127: 3-5 I was reading this scripture again a few days ago. I just felt the need […]

Welcome To March!

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I was just pondering on the past two months of this year. As I sit pondering on what the next month is going to be like, I just wanted a word from God. Anytime I ask God for a word and He answers like He’s been waiting for me to ask, it’s always a word I will not forget in a hurry! So, here goes God’s word for us for Striving Nigerian Mom for the […]

Resources For Teaching Your Kids About The Holy Spirit

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If you’re reading this post right now, I am glad you are. I believe you are here because you are interested in helping your child develop in their journey towards spiritual maturity. The place of the Holy Spirit cannot be over emphasized in the life of a child of God. When it comes to our kids, we definitely want to equip them for life. Knowing that we cannot always be there with them, we want […]