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Money and Marriage: How to Work Together

Turn your vow of ‘for richer, for poorer’ into ‘for financial freedom and fun’ Sometimes, people remark how great it must be to get to work with my husband on a daily basis. Others ask how on earth we can stand working together and still enjoy our marriage decades later. Simple: Working together allows us to play together. You’ve all heard the statistics: Finances are the leading cause of stress in

Reasons Why Your Wife Is Super Stressed All The Time

You met, you dated, you got married and now you live together as husband and wife. But somewhere along the way, things changed. Why is she so stressed all the time? Rather than trying to make things better with band-aid solutions, you can get to the heart of things—and, hopefully, alleviate her stress—by identifying the root causes of her worries. You don’t talk. Sure, you communicate the bare necessities to

Gender and Self Esteem by Jane Hillz

Recently I read up and seen lots of training on building self esteem for girls and the words in this picture makes me wonder what we teach our girl or boy child. So let’s ask oursleves the following questions: 1. Do you teach our girls that they are second rate and should only aspire to be under a man? 2. Do you teach them that they cannot be overly ambitious

HOW TO RELATE WITH YOUR CHILD

HOW TO RELATE WITH YOUR CHILD In psychology, it has been established that a child’s personality would have formed by the age of 5. This gives insight into how to relate with a child and as he/she grows up. 1. Be a parent to the child between birth and 12 years of age. This is when the spankings, etc can come in. Whatever you don’t correct at this age, forget

BRIEF DAILY WORKOUTS FOR BUSY MOMS TO KEEP FIT

BRIEF DAILY WORKOUTS FOR BUSY MOMS TO KEEP FIT A whole lot of moms find no time for exercise? Well here’s a strength-training plan that will fit into your busy schedule. It’s sure to work if you work through this10-minute routines three times a week (one each day), and you’ll feel stronger and slimmer in weeks. Perform these like a circuit: Do one set of each exercise with minimal rest

WHEN YOUR TODDLER LOSES APPETITE

Is it normal for a toddler to lose his or her appetite? Frequent complaints some mothers  have when their toddlers  don’t eat as much as they used to. According to  Claire Mccarthy ; a paediatrician she explained that it is very normal. Here’s why: First, toddlers are busy people. Eating can seem low-priority to a kid who has a block tower to build, a doll to dress, and serious scribbling

6 women share on how having kids changed their sex life

After the kids come, sex life sure changes…6 moms tell you how its like now. More Fun “Quickies wherever we can get them are much more fun (and frankly better) than being able to have sex pretty much wherever and whenever, before kids especially.” No More Worry “I feel like I spent years worrying about getting pregnant on accident and then years trying to get pregnant. Now our family is

Hey Mums, Rock your African Prints!!

We tend to forget to take care of ourselves because we are too busy taking care of others. Don’t lose your fashion sense because you are now a mum…Reward yourself every now and then. Just got these pictures off the internet, Share trendy styles in the comment section

6 Things No One Tells You About Having Little Boys

Before I had kids, I firmly believed there was no difference between little boys and little girls. (I’ll pause here so all of you mamas can have a good laugh.) Right. So, then I had a baby boy and, 21 months later, I had another one. And, other than the penchant for baby boys to let loose a fountain of pee at almost every diaper change, I didn’t see much

Infertility in women: Discrimination, Stigma and Ostracism in Africa

Berna Amullen is a Ugandan woman who suffers from infertility as a result of untreated sexually transmitted disease. She was diagnosed too late to be given proper treatment and she lost the hope of being a mother and is leading a happy life. In her video, she shares her devastating story of mistreatment, discrimination and violence from her husband, family and community as a result of being infertile. Amullen speaks