These are my reasons why I do not limit screen time for my daughter

Just the other day I saw a post on Facebook in a local mummy group I’m in, asking for opinions about screen time limits for children. There were a lot of comments but it seemed that the majority vote was that it was not ideal for children under the age of 8 to have access Read more about These are my reasons why I do not limit screen time for my daughter[…]

How to make pounded yam using a smoothie maker

The other day, my author friend Tara Woods Turner asked me about my favourite yam recipes and it got me craving pounded yam. Pounded yam is yam that’s been boiled and pounded into a dough using a mortar and pestle. It is a very noisy, energy-consuming and time-consuming process but so very worth it when Read more about How to make pounded yam using a smoothie maker[…]

INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Ways to Utilise your Podcast Appearance

As the host of The Segilola Salami Show, I decided to design an infographic that would give future podcast guests some basic info on how to utilise their podcast appearance to generate maximum benefit for their brand and/or business. So, here are 10 Ways to Utilise your Podcast Appearance     So there you have it, Read more about INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Ways to Utilise your Podcast Appearance[…]

My baby just got her first Big Girl snack by Wallaroo

With so much processed food around us, it is pretty easy to simply go with the flow and just feed our children junk. I promised myself that I would try as much as possible to feed my baby healthy non-processed food. As she’s getting older, she’s been noticing that other kids get things that we Read more about My baby just got her first Big Girl snack by Wallaroo[…]

I spent my Sunday morning in the garden, what did you do?

A few days ago my baby agreed that her chore in the house (at age 3 going on 4) is to wash the dishes after every meal. Woot woot I’m winning in this mothering business. Anyhoos, since the end of summer, I’ve hated the state of my garden. Weeds kept growing faster than I could Read more about I spent my Sunday morning in the garden, what did you do?[…]

How should I celebrate 4 years of being a mother?

It felt like only yesterday when we were celebrating my daughter’s last birthday. However, since the summer, my daughter has been telling me non-stop what she wants for her birthday. Just thinking about it now has brought a smile on my face. Being a mother is not the easiest job on earth. It has definitely Read more about How should I celebrate 4 years of being a mother?[…]

Meet Ara Thunder: Female Talking Drummer

I am so proud of the BBC News Africa for sharing positive news from Africa and helping to spread awareness of the good sides of Yoruba culture. Last month, I wrote about the Rain Maker from Nigeria. Today’s blog post is about Ara Thunder, a female talking drummer from Nigeria.   Listen to Ara Thunder: Read more about Meet Ara Thunder: Female Talking Drummer[…]

Check out this book about a female Black British Superhero in her eighties

I recently connected with an author called C. Lewis where he told me about his latest book, that got me really excited. I was excited about the book because it’s very different. It’s the first superhero book that I had heard of from the UK featuring a lady in her 80s. How kool is that? Read more about Check out this book about a female Black British Superhero in her eighties[…]

The Royal Air Force Association has put together their top Christmas gifts

Early last year, I wrote about the RAF museum‘s campaign to get more people to visit them using public transport and that the museum should be on any parent’s list of museums to take their kids to in London. Well, I only just remembered that I didn’t follow up that post with another post about Read more about The Royal Air Force Association has put together their top Christmas gifts[…]

As Africans, are we losing our connection with the earth?

The other day, I saw a video by the BBC about Nigerian rainmakers and whilst watching it, a question popped into my head: as Africans, are we losing our connection with the earth? I feel that civilisation has made us forget; religion and science have made us forget. My dad was born in the 1930s Read more about As Africans, are we losing our connection with the earth?[…]