#Tips Tuesday – Pick A Day

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It’s a beautiful day to be alive! Anytime I open my eyes in the morning, I know it’s another day the enemy has lost the battle over my life and my destiny. It’s time to share another tip for you to keep it all together on this Mom Journey. 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 […]

#Tips Tuesday – Eat That Frog

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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 […]

#Tips Tuesday – Getting Through The Holiday With Your Kids

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In Nigeria, it’s back to work today, after the Easter Break. However, the holiday continues for the kids. 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 ‘short break’ with the kids? Here are some tips that should help you get through the days of ‘boredom’. […]

#Tips Tuesday – How To Handle Interruptions

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It’s Tips Tuesday again. We look at How To handle interruptions to stay productive. Have you ever tried to get a word in and every time you tried, someone kept interrupting you? That’s what happens when you’re trying to get stuff done and a million and one things keep getting in the way. A phone call, an app notification, a friendly visit…the list is endless. I can assure you that nothing will get done if […]

#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. […]

#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 […]

#TipsTuesday – Maintain Vs Repair

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Are you in the habit of waiting for work to pile up before you attack it? Do you usually wait for one ‘Big Day’ before you do your cleaning? I find that piling up work doesn’t work for me. In fact, it just makes the task seem more daunting! When you hear the word ‘Maintain’ or ‘Maintenance’, your mind may immediately register on a car or some other heavy duty equipment or tool. Car owners […]