LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

As I sat on my bed early this morning (1st of July, 2020), I could not help but think about how the whole world has changed in just a few months as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. I was saddened by the number of deaths recorded so far worldwide, the loss of jobs and the increased pain that frontline workers now have to endure just to get their work done. You will agree with me it’s not a good feeling remembering all that.

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LISTEN WHEN YOUR LITTLE ONES SPEAK!

Our little kids are always so simple and playful at heart. They could play and have so much fun that we are tempted to take their words for granted a lot of the time.

A little boy or girl is out there playing and he/she screams “mummy! mummy! Joey is throwing sticks at me!” and you rush down there only to find him/her giggling away! (smiles). Overtime, you may be tempted to take such calls for granted wading it off as them being just kids.

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EASY AKARA (BEAN BALLS) MAKING TIPS FOR BUSY/CAREER MUMS

Akara (bean balls) is a meal I love so much both for myself and my family. It is a delicacy for families across Nigeria. It can be taken anytime of the day but preferably in the mornings or evenings.

I remember as a child, it was a must on Saturday mornings. Though my mum would have wanted to make it more often but due to the stress involved in its preparation, she would rather make it once a week and we enjoyed eating it with pap and lots of milk (smile).

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