Author: Umi for Mothers

  • Make some memories this season

    Make some memories this season

    Enjoy some family traditions, make new memories. Have some fun. Let your hair down and be in the moment with your children, your husbands and everyone else. A few things to reflect on Things to try this weekend Reflect. But have an amazing celebration with your family members this weekend. Enjoy some family traditions, make…

  • We created mentorship programs for new mums from Africa. Here’s why

    We created mentorship programs for new mums from Africa. Here’s why

    That was what gave birth to the Mentorship program; an avenue for new mums to be paired with experienced mums who are balancing parenting with their professions Earlier in 2022, I gave birth to a gorgeous little lady who turned my life around. But before then, my friend and business partner had her baby four…

  • Consider changing your approach

    Consider changing your approach

    Change is the only constant thing in the world, remember. And who would we be if we stay stuck on one way of doing things? Are you tired of reflecting yet? You shouldn’t be.  I am not against having fun this season. Trust me, I am having a full house for Christmas, a kitchen filled…

  • What ‘unserious’ generational habit are you breaking?

    What ‘unserious’ generational habit are you breaking?

    Supporting mums in Africa and diaspora with information, connection, and community needed to care for themselves and their little ones. A few things to reflect on One thing to ask yourself What “unserious” generational habit are you breaking? I grew up in one of those households where we have a nylon bag that held all…

  • You don’t need to join the bandwagon

    You don’t need to join the bandwagon

    The true staying power is rooted in personal convictions. An absolute belief that “I am doing exactly everything that I should be doing.” We are in a very volatile time and a very unpredictable economy (sigh). With everything going on in the world, definitions of so many things have changed including the concept of work,…

  • Umi Spotlight: Olutola Edochie

    Umi Spotlight: Olutola Edochie

    A mum in Lagos, Nigeria With Umi Spotlight, we are sharing the best of what other mothers have figured out both in their motherhood journey and in life. On this edition, Olutola Edochie shares with us some of the beautiful things she learnt as a child and would like her children to also inculcate as…

  • Align your goals with your vision

    Align your goals with your vision

    If you need to redefine your purpose and your vision, I think you should do it today. That way, 2024 is clearer for you. One of the best advice that I have gotten this year is to be sure that everyday of my life, every goal that I set aligns with my vision for my…

  • How market?

    How market?

    How is your shopping going this season? I hope inflation no reach your side. Please share with us as e dey go. A few things to reflect on One thing to ask yourself How market? How is your shopping going this season? I hope inflation no reach your side. Please share with us as e…

  • Holiday Shopping tips

    Holiday Shopping tips

    Whatever it is you do, don’t overspend just to impress someone. It’s not worth it. Make the best of whatever it is you have. For those of us who have admitted to making a big deal of the holiday season, I know you are probably trying to figure out how to get your shopping done…

  • Umi Spotlight: Juwonlo Michael

    Umi Spotlight: Juwonlo Michael

    A mum in Ibadan, Nigeria With Umi Spotlight, we are sharing the best of what other mothers have figured out both in their motherhood journey and in life. On this edition, Juwonlo Michael shares with us her experience postpartum, how the Umi Mentorship Program helped as well as some of the goals she has lined…