But it’s just 48 hours,” I hear you say. The weekend. Indeed, between the time we skip and hop out of work screaming “TGIF!” inside and the time we shuffle into the office, double espresso in a take-away cup, eyes glazed with sleep, there are only 48 precious hours.
‘98 per cent of widows I met have withdrawn their children from school due to lack of available funds’
Growing up, I was grateful for having supportive parents and working at the UN as well and joining charities.
How to get your kids to sleep early at night
Sleep is an important part of growth process in kids. Everyone needs sleep to help re-energise, re-vitalise and prepare for the next day.
Lagos, with much less sass and style
Really in the grand scheme of things just how important is your job title? Or the size of your corner suite? That is if, in our age of open plan offices, if you even have. I had the pleasure of attending a few networking events recently.
The Nigerian wife…
A lady who recently reached out to me on her issues claimed that she is a bit confused about the “love offer” from a U.S based guy that her friend has recently introduced her to.
Power, privilege and paedophilia
These were the things that got me riled up this week, and not necessarily in that order.
Stop giving away your power!
I recently came across a certain video post featuring a triggered business owner who was visibly upset (on camera) and a customer who was documenting his reaction to the interaction(s) they had earlier.
Start where you are
You know that cliché analogy for the first day of the new year: “Today is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.”I’m not really a fan of putting so much expectation on just one day just because it happens to have a change of digit at the year-end.
‘Many need to be enlightened on giving voice to those with special needs, particularly the feminine gender’
Affiong Ene-Obong is a lawyer, author, and poet. She is also a certified screenwriter and essayist. She has a degree in Law from Babcock University and B.L from the Nigerian Law School Abuja