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Mommy Oyoyo

Mommy Oyoyo

The Mommy Oyoyo podcast is a platform for the Modern African woman to talk about ANYTHING and EVERYTHING relating to Motherhood. Hosted and produced by Berry Dakara, listen to hear funny anecdotes, inspiring stories, challenging topics, heartbreaking moments and more that come with motherhood from an African perspective. African mothers in Africa and the Diaspora, listen in for honest, transparent, and authentic conversations about motherhood. Topics include Divorce, Homeschooling, Mum Guilt, Single Motherhood, Trying to Conceive, Sex, Discipline, Staying at Home, Working Mums, and much more!
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Jan 14 2020
55 seconds
67. Dating As a Single Mother feat. Ebube N. A.66. Child Support feat. Berry Dakara65. Having Only One Child featuring Berry Dakara64. Preparing for a Successful Maternity Leave as a Working Mom feat. Millie Malum | @MergingParenthood
It's no secret that women stand the risk of being penalized career-wise when they become mothers. According to the Harvard Business Review, "Evidence from a variety of countries reveals that the longer new mothers are away from paid work, the less likely they are to be promoted, move into management, or receive a pay raise once their leave is over. They are also at greater risk of being fired or demoted. Length of leave can be a factor in the perceptions of co-workers as well – women who take longer leaves are often seen as less committed to their jobs than women who take much shorter leaves. This trade-off undercuts a major goal of legislating national parental leave policies: ensuring that women don’t have to choose between motherhood and career success." In this episode, I speak with Millie Malum, founder of Merging Parenthood and she shed light on how to prepare for your maternity leave, how far in advance to start getting ready, how you can develop yourself during maternity leave, the motherhood penalty and much more. Check out Merging Parenthood on their website and Instagram for more information on merging parenthood and work.  RELATED EPISODES 49. Managing Motherhood and a C-Level Career 38. Balance and Time Management as a Working Mom Follow Mommy Oyoyo on social media @MommyOyoyo and visit the website at www.mommyoyoyo.com. Don't forget to rate, review, share and subscribe to the podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google, Amazon, Anchor and more! You can also leave a voice note HERE! Share your feedback to any episode, the podcast and any suggestions for future topics. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mommy-oyoyo/message
Apr 20 2021
40 mins
63. Is There a Limit to Active Parenting by Fathers?62. I Caught Covid! feat. Tomisin O | @TwentySix.Digital61. Leaving Corporate Life for Entrepreneurship feat. Kome Olori | @SheDares2Succeed60. Teaching Children About Consent feat. Ndali Gregory-Ozegbe | @HandsOffNG59. Parenting Styles feat. Jayne A. | @FabMumNG2020 Reflections, 2021 Wishes58. Introducing Diversity to your Children feat. Vese Aghoghovbia | @PhillyNFriends57. My Experience as a Mother and Wheelchair User feat. Lizzy O | @TheLizzyO56. Going Back to School as a Mom feat. Nene Azemogie @StillWaters_55. Being a Mom Boss Without Mom Guilt feat. Victoria Downes | @TheVillageCreativeIncEndSARS. Nigeria, which way?54. Single Mom Life feat. Berry Dakara53. African Mum - Postpartum Depression feat. Zee | @For.Mamas52. African Dad Vasectomy feat. Folabi Lawal
Typically, when an African couple decides that they no longer want children, the woman bears the physical brunt of getting a a procedure done (hysterectomy, tubal ligation, etc) to prevent future pregnancies. It is pretty uncommon to find an African man who chooses to undergo a vasectomy. In fact, a UN report from 2013 stated that only 0.1% of African men have undergone vasectomies! A major reason why they don't can be attributed to ignorance, misinformation (No, a vasectomy will not affect sex drive or ability to enjoy sex) and the unfortunate stigma that can follow (Yes, you're still a man).   In this episode, my guest Folabi, candidly shares his experience of getting a vasectomy. Folabi is a Nigerian-American man, and very open with going through this procedure. He talked about coming to the decision that he and his wife did not want more children, why he chose to get a vasectomy (as opposed to the typical African household where the woman gets her tubes tied), the after-effects and recovery following the procedure, and why he is so open about sharing his decision and experience.   RELATED EPISODES  24. Getting My Tubes Tied   5. Not Your Typical African Father  48. Girl Dad, African Father, Active Parenting  Follow Mommy Oyoyo on social media @MommyOyoyo and visit the website at www.mommyoyoyo.com. Don't forget to rate, review, share and subscribe to the podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google, Amazon, Anchor and more! You can also leave a voice note HERE! Share your feedback to any episode, the podcast and any suggestions for future topics. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mommy-oyoyo/message
Sep 25 2020
1 hr 1 min
51. Youtube Mom feat. Sola Awe | @DiscoveringNatural50. Raising Two Children on the Autism Spectrum feat. Lola Dada-Olley | @NotYourMamasAutism
Sep 11 2020
1 hr 5 mins

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