I have found love but something is still missing

I am making a shopping list. It’s not a long one. It doesn’t include an exotic holiday in the Bahamas or things a lot of people say are beyond their wildest dreams. I am a young woman. I should be…

Monkey snatches baby as mum breastfeeds him (Punch)

A 12-day-old baby from the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, in India, was killed by a monkey after being snatched from the arms of his breastfeeding mother inside their home. The animal was said to have ran into the house…

Police arrest 20 over abandoned dead baby in Rivers (Punch)

The Rivers State Police Command on Sunday arrested 20 persons over the discovery of a dead newborn baby abandoned at a rubbish dump. The incident, which happened on Kalahari/Udi Street, Mile 1, Diobu, Port Harcourt, shocked residents and passersby. It…

Three dads on what happens to your sex life after having kids (Medium)

A new dad, a dad who’s seven years in and a dad whose kids have left the nest all share what happened (or mostly, what didn’t) in the bedroom after the birth Everyone talks about what to expect when you’re expecting.…

Sisi, this child you threw away could be President tomorrow

What kind of world is this? Where a woman will abandon her own flesh and blood? I can’t believe it no matter how hard I try to understand her reasons for doing it. I can’t accept that abandoning a baby…

What makes a Mother? (Vogue)

What makes a mother? Is it writing a list for a “big shop” on the back of an envelope? Is it birth? Is it milk? Is it love? Is it cooking dinner at 8.23am to “get it out of the…

See how my boyfriend sold my baby for N300,000

I grew up in an orphanage, here, in Uyo. The story I heard is that my mother died at childbirth and my father was too poor to take care of me. When I got older; I asked if I could…

Wait o, why are women bleaching so much? -Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

My friend went for a high school reunion. When she entered into the venue, as you would expect it was all kinds of exclamations. “Geegee baby! So this is you????” But one of the ladies blurted out something in all…

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