Category: Parenting

  • Winter no be your mate

    Winter no be your mate

    It finally snowed in Edmonton on the first day of November, starting in the evening and showering all through the following day. It was beautiful to watch. Everywhere looked sparkling white wherever you turned, and the temperatures were β€œnice” (just a couple of degrees below zero) for a day or two. I had been told […]

  • Bathing Baby Boys (BBB)

    Bathing Baby Boys (BBB)

    These days, I am usually the one who bathes our boys. I feel like my wife has “stylishly” allocated that responsibility to me, and I am determined to fight for my rights…πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. This routine should ordinarily be fun except that I’m the undesired one when it comes to bathing and dressing them up. The boys […]

  • Day 27: Ibukunoluwa #28DayChallenge

    Day 27: Ibukunoluwa #28DayChallenge

    Today’s post is for my second son, Samuel Ibukunoluwa. Almost two years ago, I wrote and posted a poem for my first son, Lemuel Ayomide, who was a little over a year old at the time. You can read it here. Now I have written one for Samuel who turns 1 in a few days […]

  • Day 26: The Father #28DayChallenge

    Day 26: The Father #28DayChallenge

    Downstairs, two little boys are screaming at each other, most likely competing for some toy. They are my sons. One of them turns a year old in a few days; the other turned three years old three months ago. Between them, the sheer amount of energy I expend chasing, instructing, shouting, correcting, advising, and explaining, […]