Africanfinestmums - An Honest Look at You - working through changes. Blog post, practical advice
Africanfinestmums - An Honest Look at You - working through changes. Blog post, practical advice
Africanfinestmums - An Honest Look at You - working through changes. Blog post, practical advice

An Honest Look at You - working through changes pt2

Look at everything you have written.  Do you see any correlations between who you were, and who you are now?  How "lost" are you really?  Is it a matter of prioritizing better to make sure you are just as important as the other members of your home?

You are not gone; you just need more attention than you may have been giving yourself.

Africanfinestmums - An honest look at you
Africanfinestmums - An honest look at you

An Honest Look at You - working through changes pt1

Have you noticed that when you make that first commitment to marry the person of your dreams something changes in you?  Sometimes it's for the better and sometimes the changes make you wonder.  Who is that woman that I see in the mirror now? Who have I become?

Africanfinestmums - How to do a fabulous 5 minute Mum on the go makeup
Africanfinestmums - Before and after of a simple 5 minute on the go makeup

How to do a fabulous 5 minute "Mum on the go" makeup

You know the story all too well by now finest mums.  No time to do your makeup.  Why?  Because you're busy getting the kids ready, busy cooking, busy cleaning, busy adult playing with....., you know.

Well, help is at hand in the form of a truly finest mum, Ugochi.

Africanfinestmums parenting blog - 5 mental health tips for mums
Mum feeling thankful

5 mental health tips for mums

14th - 20th May 2018 is officially Mental Health Awareness week in the UK.  Put simply, it's a call out to society to be more mindful and aware about stress.  For mums in general I believe we are at great risk of developing serious mental issues.

Africanfinestmums - What is an African woman abroad
Africanfinestmums - What is an African woman abroad?
Africanfinestmums - What is an African woman abroad? Time for change

What is an African woman abroad?

I feel like i've been talking about and debating this question a lot this week - what is an African woman?  However, I feel it would be remiss of me not to pen a few words about it here..

Africanfinestmums - on this journey through life discover yourself
Africanfinestmums - the beauty of being alone with my thoughts
Africanfinestmums - No1 tip to happiness - Be You

No 1 tip for a happier life - Be You

This life is full of a lot of craziness.  So to be happy and save yourself from all that craziness, just be you.

Easter is....

Leading up to this important day and time of the year I started reflecting on what my view of Easter is, and how it has changed over the years.  Follow me as I recall my evolution on this, and present it to you in a few words.

Happy Mother's Day - Africanfinestmums
Africanfinestmums - vision building team
Africanfinestmums - every woman, Wonder woman

In celebration of Mother's Day

With International Women's Day just recently celebrated (I hope the day was well marked and celebrated wherever you were in the world), we now look forward to Mother's Day.

Beautiful African mums
Celebrating African mums
Celebrating African mums

Celebrating African mums just because....

Celebrate

A shout out just because we like to celebrate women and mums especially.  We often feel like we have to have a special and formal reason to do so, but I don't agree....

Beautiful African mum
No Scrunchie awards winner Best locs
Africanfinestmums Marlene and Uju

Spotlight on an Africanfinestmum

This post is a simple one.  It's simply about shining a spotlight on one Africanfinestmum.  Today's highlight is on Mrs. Marlene UC Abuah..

Yay Meghan! African princess

Go gurl go!

So Meghan Markle is in line to become the next English princess. I am loving it, for a whole lot of reasons. I love a good love story, and one that.....

Getting ready for Christmas -Africanfinestmums tips

With the Christmas countdown in hyperdrive (this is a bit late sorry as some people started theirs in August), and with so many Christmas tips going around, with the help of some other African finest mums I've compiled some of our top tips.......

Reminds me of mum

What do you see when you look at these flowers? Bright red hue, nice surroundings, summer day, leafy palm?   For me, these flowers reminds me of my mum.

My mum's alive and well thank God, but I live in a different country with my husband and children so don't get to see her anywhere as often

Mama So and So

Growing up it was the norm to recognise or address certain women not by their own name but that of their child or husband. There were many aunts, neighbours or women I knew in my community who were Mama Elena, Mama Ifeoma, Mama Isaac.  Others were

Feeling fly Ms Thang

Mschew.  Look at me, feeling cool.  I was feeling myself o, loving the bright colour of my top, and how the ensemble looked on me.  It was just something......