Lord knows I am not where I want to be financially but as soon as I can I will be teaching my child whatever I know about being financially savvy. This one is this big why, financially literate children make for financially sound adults. Everything boils down to it. In Africa, most of us feel… Read More Reasons Why Every Child Should Be Financially Literate
Firstly, can I just say I am loving the African Renaissance happening at the moment? As a parent to a young child, it is definitely happening at the right time for me! My child can see characters that look like her, realistic versions too. Girls doing the most in these books and for the most… Read More Idia of the Benin Kingdom : A Book Review
Child, as I pick up our read this month, I am thinking about you. This story embodies everything I wish for you. I wish you grow up into strong woman, one who goes against the grain and takes up space. One who is comfortable in her skin and is always curious to learn. One who… Read More The Girl Who Knows About Cars: A Book Review
Some blog posts ago I wrote about how we need to preserve language to preserve culture. You can find that post here. African languages are dying at scary rates. After writing that I am glad to say I have come across some resources that have made it easier for parents abroad like myself to teach… Read More Our languages are dying but… we are doing something about it!
The empowerment of women and the idea of ‘women rights’ has made its way into my household more than once and more often than not hubby and I have, let me say, agreed to disagree on several aspects of this issue. Every time the conversation comes I always find myself asking the same question over… Read More Who is minding our men?