Synopsis

Mommy Oyoyo is a safe space for modern African women to talk about all things Motherhood. From Divorce to Infant Loss, Trying to Conceive due to Endometriosis and PCOS, Raising a Biracial Child, Giving Birth like the Hebrew Woman, no topic is off limits. Mommy Oyoyo aims to share candid stories about what it’s really like to be an African mother in today’s world.

Recent Episode(s)

Mar 29, 2022

72. Should We Be Friends With Our Children?

In this episode, I shared responses from the Mommy Oyoyo audience to the question, "Should we be friends with our children? Yay or Nay?" The responses…
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Feb 28, 2022

71. Long Distance Mother feat. Dr. Ijeoma Kola

In this episode Dr. Ijeoma Kola shares about her approach to parenting her toddler long-distance. Ijeoma talks about the decision for her family to ma…
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Feb 2, 2022

70 - Fostering Your Child's Creativity feat. Titi Sule

In this episode I speak with Titi Sule about her work as an author, and helping her seven year-old son become a first-time author! Titi shares how her…
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Jan 18, 2022

69. It Takes a Village to Raise A Child - 10 Places to Find Your People feat. Berry Dakara

We have all heard the phrase, "It takes a village to raise a child." It is an African proverb that speaks to the community or collective action of peo…
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Jan 10, 2022

68. My Coparenting Experience feat. Berry Dakara

In this episode I share about how coparenting has gone so far. I share candidly about some of the harder times, including periods when we couldn't sta…
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Oct 30, 2021

67. Dating As a Single Mother feat. Ebube N. A.

In this episode, my second-time guest, Ebube gives us a life update! Since she first appeared on the podcast as a Single Mom, Ebube is now married and…
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Oct 8, 2021

66. Child Support feat. Berry Dakara

In this episode I share my thoughts on child support - paying child support and also requesting child support from the non-custodial parent. I talk ab…
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May 14, 2021

65. Having Only One Child featuring Berry Dakara

In most African cultures, having just one child is seen as irregular, atypical or maybe even lowkey taboo. Typically, couples are encouraged to have m…
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Apr 20, 2021

64. 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…
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Mar 14, 2021

63. Is There a Limit to Active Parenting by Fathers?

This episode comes from my thoughts after watching a particular video that made the rounds on Instagram in February 2021. The video made me question w…
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