What do you need?

A few things to reflect on

I currently do more of giving instructions because my child is still 2 years old. I sometimes also allow her do what she wants. I try to explain reasons for certain decisions and actions I take for her as simple as I can. Surprisingly, she sometimes understands.

Tolulope Peter on Umi Spotlight

My advice to new mums is to "just be you." Don't get pressurized by the society or by material things for kids. Just make sure your kids looks good. You don't have to break your bank accounts or go borrowing or buy on credit to make your kids look good. Work with your budget. Children are naturally beautiful. Just keep them neat. Don't be pressurized by the development of your child; sitting, crawling, standing, walking, babbling, talking e.t.c; they will get there. Stop the comparison, but be vigilant. If the child has passed a particular age and has not achieved the milestone for that age as stated by the World Health Organisation (WHO), there might be an underlying illness. Else, don't be perturbed; everything beautiful comes at its best time.

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One thing to ask yourself

What do I need?

For all that you hope to achieve for the remaining days of the year and the lot that you plan to do in the new year, what would you need to get that done? Name it. Really? Reply this newsletter to tell me. I might be able to help.

If it’s training, I might have some links to hook you up. If it’s someone to listen and respond, I am very good at that. If it’s any other resources too, I might have links for that as well. Or maybe a pointer to how you can get it.

And if you are not comfortable sharing with me, write it down. That might be the first step to you figuring out how to get it. I am always rooting for you. Always.

One thing for you to try this weekend

Let this video inspire you to curate a menu for your family for the holidays.

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