If you think babies are a handful, wait till you meet toddlers. Here’s a list of things every toddler mum can relate to, according to Thelma:
Anyone who has a Yoruba mother or Yoruba mother-in-law will know we are capping with this list. 1. A box filled with geles she has forgotten about. This box is usually filled with geles from 200 years ago. You’ll probably find the gele they tied at your naming ceremony in that box. No one really […]
As told to Mariam In March, Kachi* messaged me to say she had a story for me about her relationship with her mum. We had a conversation and here’s what she told me: The relationship I have with my mum is the kind of relationship people have with their sisters. Maybe it is because I […]
Child rearing is not child’s play.
“If you die on top of man, he will bring a girl to your funeral”
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in: