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Parenting 101: We do not choose our children, they come to us-Tara Aisida

Every 27th day of May has been designated as Children’s Day in Nigeria. This year’s celebrations made me quite emotional especially after having recently listened to a friend talk about her experiences as a fertility doctor and the stuff people…

It started as a massage, then I wanted more than what I paid for

I fell down the staircase; I missed my steps as I was climbing and went tumbling like a sack of potatoes. Luckily, I had no broken bones, just bruises. A few days after my fall I started having pains all over…

I am not a cougar, the young man just finds me attractive

I hate it when you use the word cougar; it is a bad expression and I beg not to have you use that word for me. I am only 52 years, still in my prime and the so called young…

Wahala o! My husband thinks I poisoned his mother

My mother-in-law is not good. She is not good from here to there. I have other sisters –in-law, I mean, women who also married her sons and they all agree that mama was poison! What happened? I am the youngest…

Hear o, my brothers and sisters, you can’t ‘by-force’ love! – Tara Aisida

I have been following an interesting thread on Facebook about women who left their partners and got a divorce. It’s not to glorify divorce but to remove the stigma attached to women who leave unhappy marriages. I read a lot…

My brother hates our father, yet he is following in his footsteps

I have just one brother. He is not my mother’s son but my father’s only son and he has stopped speaking to all of us for 10 years now. My father has 9 children and of all the nine of…

I forced my daughter to have an abortion and now I regret it.

My daughter was in hfher first year of uni when one of her friends called me to say I should come and pick my daughter from school. She was 16, turning 17 at that time and hadn’t really settled at…

Motherhood is not a day’s job that’s why we celebrate mother’s day twice – Tara Aisida

I never desired to have kids immediately I got married and although I had always seen myself with two children, a girl and a boy in that order, I wanted to wait at least two years before getting pregnant mainly…

Never swear to a blood oath with anyone, ask my parents, they live in regret today

My parents are old, they are both grandma and grandpa; they are in their late 70s, my mum is 76 and my dad, 79. They live in the same building but demarcated; two entrances, two exists, two gates…it’s as if…

“You will return to your husband over my dead body,” she said. So, be it I said!

My grouse with my mother-in-law is simple, she doesn’t want me to live by her own example. So, this is what happened. Maybe I should tell my story first before telling you about my mother-in-law. Ok, my husband and I…

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