My girls have gotten to a stage where they actually want to wear what I wear. Honestly, I thought it should have been the other way around, and if I’m being truthful, I must confess I had cornered some pieces of my older daughter’s in recent times.
Recently, we got some hair pieces and my daughters wanted us to have only the same colour, so, “[Read more]
Oluwakemi started the topic Celebrity Moms Changing Social Conversations With Real Issues in the forum TFC Countdowns 5 months, 3 weeks ago
I was chatting with someone who was so pained at the amount of attention the media was giving to what she termed “non issues”, at the expense of the real issues. She kept pointing out the numerous beautiful things some celebrities were doing, which they were sharing on their social media handles, but people barely gave them any attention, alw…[Read more]
Apart from enjoying their lives and giving the rest of us, something to talk about, celebrities thoroughly enjoy spoiling their children and birthday parties are just the perfect excuse to do that.
Most celebrities go to great lengths to give their children an experience to remember for a long time, as well as those who are lucky enough to get…[Read more]
Recently, American singer, Ciara, released some awesome maternity photos and the glow (even though I knew the photos had been airbrushed) that came through was unmistakeable. Ciara is obviously enjoying her second pregnancy, and it showed through in the photos.
Honestly, Ciara’s bump got me all wired, but it left me with a bad case of p…[Read more]
It is so easy to believe that celebrities live a charmed life; a life that is far removed from the current realities of the average man but one of the areas that’s a great leveller of class is childbirth.
When it comes to bringing children to the world, we are all the same, celebrity or not, and today, we will be focusing on some of the a…[Read more]
It has more or less been confirmed that the much awaited birth of Beyoncé and Jay Z’s twins has happened, and their names finally confirmed.
Until the official names were announced, the Beyhive held different christening ceremonies, coming up with different names, unusual combinations too, and trying get into the thought pattern of a power co…[Read more]
Oluwakemi started the topic Celebrities Who Had Glamourous Destination Weddings in the forum TFC Countdowns 5 months, 3 weeks ago
When I heard the news that TV girl, Stephanie Coker Adenirokun, was getting married in a destination wedding in Mykonos, Greece, I wasn’t so surprised. I mean, it’s the rage nowadays; the celebrities do all the noise making here with their traditional weddings and move things overseas for a nice elegant wedding.
From the young to the old in Nol…[Read more]
Oluwakemi started the topic Celebrities Who Have Walked Down The Aisle More Than Once in the forum TFC Countdowns 5 months, 3 weeks ago
There is a notion in Yoruba culture that some people are just so attractive to the opposite sex and will always find themselves in relationships, even if they desire not to be. They are just blessed like that.
This kind of people, are those who get married a second time, a third and even a fourth time, while some people are yet to be married…[Read more]
When super diva, Beyoncé, showed off her post-baby body, barely a month after giving birth to twins, the beyhive exploded with excitement; Queen Bey is back!
That was after she posted the very first pictures of the twins, which showed an enviable slice of taut stomach. Almost all her teeming fans worldwide wondered how she lost the baby…[Read more]
The first time a pregnant celebrity appeared nude on the cover of a magazine was on the August 1991 issue of Vanity Fair. It was the pregnant American actress, Demi Moore.
It was a scandalous cover, so much that it was reported that some regular stores, which usually carried the magazine, refused to carry that particular edition.
Twenty six…[Read more]
Pregnancy is one of those experiences in life where a woman can feel decidedly unattractive. While some women pile on the make-up and try to step up their sisi eko game, which oftentimes ends up making them awkward, another set of pregnant mamas will just let it all go and only hope to regain some semblance of their former selves when they do…[Read more]
New momma-to-be, Tolu Oniru-Demuren, aka Toolz, recently put up a post of a possible conversation between herself and her nutritionist, where the latter was telling her to eat only 1200 calories a day. And she had asked, “Okay, and how many at night?”
You get it? It’s obvious (at least from that post) that she was having a few challe…[Read more]
Oluwakemi started the topic The Celebrities Who Left The Limelight For Motherhood in the forum TFC Countdowns 5 months, 3 weeks ago
When Janet Jackson cancelled her world tour last year April, a lot of hearts were broken, not to mention that some people lost money, but she had a higher calling to attend to – motherhood.
While Janet Jackson has promised to hit the tour trail this year, after welcoming her first son, Eissa, earlier this year, there are a whole lot more…[Read more]
Oluwakemi started the topic Celebrities Who Have Been Open About Their Infertility Struggles in the forum TFC Countdowns 5 months, 3 weeks ago
We live in a society that is so secretive about some things and so blasé about others. Issues like infertility, be it male factor or not, are never discussed. It is simply termed women’s matter and such matters are hardly ever discussed openly.
Imagine the pressure a regular woman going through infertility will feel, how much more when you ha…[Read more]
Oluwakemi started the topic Celebrities Who Are Not Pregnant…So You Can Stop Asking Them in the forum TFC Countdowns 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Honestly, I thought I had the perfect Nigerian celebrity that would fit this article. Fans had been badgering her for some time now, demanding for a baby, as though she owed it to them. As though they are her husband or, worse, one of those dragonic In-laws that African Magic knows how to portray very well.
So, imagine my pleasant surprise…[Read more]
Oluwakemi started the topic Celebrities Who Have Shared Their Infertility Struggles in the forum TFC Countdowns 5 months, 3 weeks ago
This is the Global Infertility Awareness Week, and quite a few celebrities have shared their infertility struggles with the world.
With these celebrities sharing their stories, infertility is gradually leaving the realms of taboo topics of discussion for the mainstream, but it is still a long way from where it should be, considering how much it…[Read more]
You have probably come across this photo of super model, Gisele Bundchen, breast feeding her then one year old daughter, while being prepped for an appearance, with one person working on her free hand, another doing her hair, while another applying her make up.
Meanwhile Gisele looked serene in the midst of the obviously hectic situation, as…[Read more]
Mother’s Day was this past Sunday, and everyone celebrated their mothers, both biological and non-biological, as they know how to.
Just as the regular folks showed love to their moms, the celebrities let fly, with most of them showing us a glimpse of their mothers, and celebrating these awesome women with glowing words on social media.
For t…[Read more]
Oluwakemi started the topic Celebrities Who Experienced PostPartum Depression…And Talked About It in the forum TFC Countdowns 5 months, 3 weeks ago
My dad used to describe a phenomenon to me several years ago. It was about women who, after giving birth, developed mental health issues. He had some theories for why these women went through such experiences, which I will not be sharing because I don’t want to perpetuate unfound claims. Of the women, he told me about one, who had developed m…[Read more]
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