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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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    • 4.8 • 23 Ratings

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!

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

    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 whether there are or should be some limits when it comes to parenting from the father. 

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    62. I Caught Covid! feat. Tomisin O | @TwentySix.Digital

    62. I Caught Covid! feat. Tomisin O | @TwentySix.Digital

    Third time guest Tomisin shares how she and her family caught covid, her symptoms and her recovery in this episode. 

    Please note that neither of us are medical professionals or scientists. For up to date information about Covid-19, feel free to visit the CDC website or WHO website. 

    Follow Tomisin on Instagram @TwentySix.Digital 

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    32. Coronavirus/Pandemic Awareness

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    61. Leaving Corporate Life for Entrepreneurship feat. Kome Olori | @SheDares2Succeed

    61. Leaving Corporate Life for Entrepreneurship feat. Kome Olori | @SheDares2Succeed

    In this episode, my guest Kome Olori shared about how she chose to leave her career as a corporate banker for a life of entrepreneurship. A lot of women while on maternity leave wonder about staying home with the child[ren], going back to work, or doing a little of both. Kome walked us through her thought process on starting her Amazon selling business, and starting the She Dares 2 Succeed coaching program for women entrepreneurs.

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    Instagram @SheDares2Succeed
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/shedarestosucceed/ 
    Youtube - She Dares TV

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    37. Stay At Home Mum With Purpose

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    60. Teaching Children About Consent feat. Ndali Gregory-Ozegbe | @HandsOffNG

    60. Teaching Children About Consent feat. Ndali Gregory-Ozegbe | @HandsOffNG

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    In this episode, Ndali, Associate Director of Hands Off Initiative, talks about teaching children, teenagers and young adults about consent. Hands Off is an organization that aims to break the cycle of abuse and address the problem of rape, sexual abuse, harassment and assault. Ndali shared some signs of child abuse to look out for, how to speak to children to prevent and/or address abuse, and more.

    Check out Hands Off Initiative on social media @HandsOffNG and check out the website www.handsoffinitiative.org for resources on Consent. You can find Ndali on social media @NdaliOzegbe

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    46. Sex and the African Mother Part 1

    47. Sex and the African Mother Part 2

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    59. Parenting Styles feat. Jayne A. | @FabMumNG

    59. Parenting Styles feat. Jayne A. | @FabMumNG

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    In this episode, Jayne of FabMumNG and Mom ChitChat TV, talks about the 4 main parenting styles: Authoritative, Permissive, Uninvolved and Authoritative. She also shared tips on how a couple with different styles can find a common ground when it comes to parenting.

    Check out FabMumNG on social media @FabMumNG and check out the website www.fabmumng.com for motherhood resources.

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    21. No-Shout Parenting 

    48. Girl Dad, African Father, Active Parenting

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    2020 Reflections, 2021 Wishes

    2020 Reflections, 2021 Wishes

    Happy New Year!

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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

YewzM ,

Love the perpectives

While I’m not yet a mum, i really enjoy listening to each episode as it gives me a lot of perspective about motherhood and what it takes to raise kids. It’s really good to see how much you have done with the podcast, Berry. L

itsmeeee7 ,

Open , honest and real

This host is lovely. She is well spoken and has a wonderful perspective on motherhood. Education with a spicy touch.

- LUVN

Nne Nne ,

Love the podcast

Thank you for this unique perspective on motherhood

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