My top five tips for teaching your children Yoruba

My daughters are 3 and 1 years old. As a Mum living in London, it hasn't been easy trying to raise them to be fluent in Yoruba because of the lack of educational materials and constant exposure, but I can offer some tips that has been helpful…

Do you really KnowThatNanny?

We recently came across a website called KnowThatNanny and were so impressed with the concept that we decided it was worth sharing with everyone. KnowThatNanny is an online platform currently aimed at the Nigerian market where employers can…

Advice from a Gambian Mum

Some mums in the YorubaMums Facebook group have joined me in a challenge where we speak, or better yet, try to speak ONLY Yoruba to our children. No English, just Yoruba! The challenge started about 2 weeks ago and it has been hard. From…

E wa jeun - Come and Eat

Showing good hospitality towards our visitors and also (especially) strangers is a Yoruba man/woman's hallmark.