It Takes A Village To Raise A Child – How To Be A Good Role Model

I spoke to a very dear friend of mine last night. We hadn’t spoken to each other in years, not for lack of trying. I’d reformatted my phone and lost her number. She also lost mine. So, life went on. We were friends on Facebook (and still are…

Want To Grow Your Career/Business? Follow These Blogs

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post on why hiring a mentor was a smart move to make. I’m a firm believer of learning from people who have been there and done that. In fact, one of my favourite quotes on mentorship is as follows: &#8220…

Meet The Incredible Swimming Champion, Aderoju Ope-Ajayi

As a kid, and even now as an adult, I’ve always been afraid of water, deep collection of water like the sea, oceans, rivers etc. I don’t even know where this fear started. All I know is that if I’m driving on a bridge…

Accent Shaming – When Your Accent Becomes A Tool For Discrimination

I’ve been staring at the white screen thinking about how to start this post. The mere thought that your accent can be used as a tool for your downfall is ridiculous, but alas, it happens. I’m an Igbo girl from the eastern part of Nigeria. Growing…

How The Death Of My Parents Made Me A Better Person

First of all, I have to put it out there that this is not a woe-is-me story. Neither am I trying to elicit pity from readers. Not at all. This is a story I’ve been meaning to share for quite some time. About how something life…

5 Reasons Why Failure Is A Good Thing – ChiGul’s King Woman Interview

I’ve always been a fan of Kemi Adetiba from way back when she was the host of Maltina Dancehall Family Show. In fact, I wrote a post on how I’d love to have lunch with her (hopefully, this will happen soon). Anyway, when she started her…

My Very First Liebster Award!

Yay! My very first Liebster Award!! I was nominated way back in July, but laziness will not allow someone be great. The Liebster Award, like the Blogger Recognition Award, is a chain-post where bloggers nominate other blogs for exposure. Ground Rules The rules are simple: 1. Write a blog…

He Made Me So My Mad! But Did I Kill Him?

I didn’t kill him, that much I can remember. I may not recollect anything else, but I know that I was not the person that pulled the trigger. How did my prints get on the gun? Search me. If you watch any of the crime fighting shows available…

Why Are Children Not Playing Anymore? – Re Toys R Us Bankruptcy

Growing up in the early 90s was so much fun for my siblings and I. As children, we played so many outdoor games that it was always difficult to get us to come inside the house. What made it easier was technology was not as advanced then as it is…

Why Hiring A Mentor Is A Smart Move To Make

I didn’t know that hiring a mentor was a thing until I saw it on Career Contessa, one of my favourite blogs. At first I thought, who would want to hire a mentor? How do you even go about it? Well, if you have similar questions, please stick…