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Rules of a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Rules of a Healthy Work-Life Balance

I have completely failed at retirement. My wife tells me that all of the time. I spent so many years building a life worth living that sometimes it’s hard to sit back and enjoy that life. What’s helped me the most is finding hobbies I enjoy, such as reading and gardening. Over the years, my […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Grandma’s Funeral

LOUD WHISPERS: Grandma’s Funeral

My voice has gone.  My feet hurt so badly. People are talking to me and I am nodding my head but I can’t hear a word of what they are saying. I have a four-hour drive ahead of me because I have to make it to Lagos no matter how late it is. There is […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Grandma’s Whisper

LOUD WHISPERS: Grandma’s Whisper

A few months ago, I wrote about how my very old grandmother sent for me because she wanted to pray for me. This was one of the things she was doing to put her affairs in order, she had received her ‘boarding pass’ and was waiting to ‘board her flight’. In the article, I said […]

5 Ways You Are Unknowingly Destroying Your Wife And Killing Your Marriage

5 Ways You Are Unknowingly Destroying Your Wife And Killing Your Marriage

It’s tough being a man these days. Modern men are expected to be sensitive, caring and in tune with their feelings; while at the same time they’re still expected to be strong, protectors and able to fix anything that breaks. Men can’t be too sensitive or they’re not being good enough protectors. On the other […]

Tips To Help Balance Your Marriage And Parenting Responsibilities Better

Tips To Help Balance Your Marriage And Parenting Responsibilities Better

Achieving the perfect balance between your married life and your responsibilities as a parent is something we all find challenging. It can often seem as if one or the other is getting the short end of the stick. But there are some ways to get a handle on this delicate balancing act. “I think it’s […]

Rwigara Family Members Face Charges of Inciting Insurrection

Rwigara Family Members Face Charges of Inciting Insurrection

Prosecution has filed a petition to court seeking a 30-day remand for Diane Rwigara, Anne Rwigara and their mother Adeline Rwigara, according to the body’s spokesperson, Faustin Nkusi. Speaking to The New Times today, Nkusi said that the suspects are likely to be produced before court in the next 72 hours and will be charged […]

Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do

Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do

Raising mentally strong kids who are equipped to take on real-world challenges requires parents to give up the unhealthy — yet popular — parenting practices that are robbing kids of mental strength. Of course, helping kids build mental muscle isn’t easy — it requires parents to be mentally strong as well. Watching kids struggle, pushing them to face their […]

Does Having a Baby Strengthen Your Relationship?

Does Having a Baby Strengthen Your Relationship?

It’s easy to romanticize a bouncing bundle of joy as, well, a bouncing bundle of joy — a cuddly, cooing baby who loves you unconditionally and enriches the already fulfilling life of you and your partner. But does a baby really strengthen your relationship? Consider the reality — fatigue, dirty diapers, crying, mood swings (of […]

Stress: The Contagious Disease

Stress: The Contagious Disease

When you’re stressed, do you think that it’s all about you? That your problems are yours and yours alone? That might be true in some ways, but here’s something to chew on: stress does not work in a silo. It is highly contagious, and It will eventually impact the people around you — wreaking havoc […]

Ways To Be A Better Husband

Ways To Be A Better Husband

They say love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage, but there’s room for more love in every relationship. If you’re looking to make your wife swoon again, there are a few effortless ways to make her love you more every day .1. Make Every Day A First Date. Chivalry may be all but dead, […]

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