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No One Like Mother. (Tiwa Savage's Beautiful Message To Mum).

Tiwa Savage shared this beautiful message to her mum as she adds another year, on social media and talks particularly about being bullied as a teenager for being black, skinny and having a Nigerian accent. 

“During my high school days I was bullied for several years, I would get jumped on the bus, head flushed down the toilet and so on, it got so bad that I did something drastic and life threatening because I was so depressed.

My mother was called to school on several occasions and each time she came she would ask to see the other students bullying me and would always pray for us all. Of course they would joke and laugh but my mother was always so calm and reserved and she would take me home, cook me Naija food (we were living in London at the time) and she would make me realize how loved I was and how rich my culture is, how beautiful I am being a Nigerian girl (I was bullied for being African, skinny, dark and I had a strong naija accent) what my mother didn’t do was fight, shout or argue with the other girls or their parents (who were at times very rude and disrespectful), instead she showered me with love and reminded me where I was from.

One of the many reasons why she is my hero, my role model, biggest inspiration, my best friend, my mummy @celiasavage I celebrate you today on your birthday. Anyone that has met you has experience what a calm, shy, gentle but very hip mummy you are.

The only doromegasupermummy on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook , keek etc lol I love you mummy, I love you with my soul. Thinking of what you have done for me brings tears to my eyes. I only pray I can be half the mother you are to me to my children. I prayed to God this morning to grant us a couple more forevers. Happy Birthday Sexy mama”


Something about messages to mothers really warm my hearts. The truth is no mother is perfect, our mothers are all flawed women but to us, for us, they are gods here on earth; our comforters, solace, advisors, guardian angels, friends, teachers, providers and confidants. 

Yet I realize that not everyone is so fortunate to have such good relationships with their mothers, or such good mothers. 
    Someone I know dumped her two children in the village some four years ago just after her hubby died because her boo said he didn't want to see them. In those four years she has enquired of them only twice and has replaced them with other children for this boo of hers. Now that is not a mother. 
    A friend of mine who had been repeatedly abused sexually since age 4 for years by an uncle who lived with them reported this to her "mother". The woman beat her severely and called her a liar. Even when she knew without a doubt that her daughter was telling the truth, she told the little girl never to speak about it and thus, she endured two more years of sex with her uncle, under the same roof with her mum. Now that's not a mother. 
      I know of people who have no relationships whatsoever with their mums, some do but only to the extent that "oh this is the woman who birthed me, I guess I have to acknowledge that". 

So I don't take (the relationship with) my mum for granted and when I read words like Tiwa's and hear of other amazing mums out there I always get this frantic urge to make a toast to all the good MOTHERS out there. 

HBD Mrs Savage. 


  1. Hmmmm, touching words. T I dnt joke with my mum too,she suffered. Alot to bring us up without a father,it was tough but she was always loving,even when she remarried n her husband tried bullshit with me,she almost chopped off his d***. I LOVE my mum till death

  2. My Mom? My Mom?? My Mom??? #chuckles

    No words mehn. Not even if I add all the Webster, Longman, Oxford or Cambridge dictionaries together will I find words to describe who/what my Momma is to me & what I Feel for Her!
    But in a nutshell, She's My AIR!!!

  3. I remember being in an accident once and all I could think of in that split minute was my mother, wish I could describe this woman and what she is to me....Happy birthday to Tiwa's (Savage) mummy

  4. My mum is a miracle.......I am yet to understand why God gave me this gift. Gold is the name

    1. She also has her hot sides# full package

  5. My mum was 29 and very beautiful (tall, slim, light-skinned she still is) when she lost my dad. Some years later, she met this wealthy man who wanted to marry her but wanted nothing to do with us the children. My mum chose us and poverty. Till date, she tells whoever cares to listen that she doesn't regret her action. Yes, she's flawed just like I am too but I appreciate her being my mother and I love her so much. In fact, she's one of the reasons I ask God for riches so I can do for her all she gave up when she chose us over wealth.


    1. F I honestly cannot understand it. In this one's case the man isn't wealthy, not even remotely rich. She just wanted him to marry her that she didn't mind sending them to her late husband's village and dumping them there. Then she got her family to return the bride price so that she will have absolutely nothing tying her to the family. Her son is barely 12 but has been turned into the village slave and has already been introduced to alcohol and violence. The whole thing tires me.
      Yet there are women crying to God everyday for children.

    2. So sad! Makes absolutely no sense. The new husband himself should worry because the woman could do same to the children she bore for him if the situation arises. I really pity her future.


  6. Whenever I count my blessings,I count my mum twice,she's always there and very dear.thank you for then,for now and always and most importantly,thanks for choosing me! Mama when your girl hammer,I go buy you rangerover lalalalalala
    HBD mrs savage

  7. Now i miss my mum.I miss you so much mum,it still seems like yesterday.Ur memory lingers in my mind.Just a year ago,dat horrible sickness took u away from us.I wudnt wish this for my enemy!

  8. Now i miss my mum.I miss you so much mum,it still seems like yesterday.Ur memory lingers in my mind.Just a year ago,dat horrible sickness took u away from us.I wudnt wish this for my enemy!

  9. My mum is a gift I open everyday, words cannot describe what she means to me. What about the sacrifices she's made for me. That woman is a superwoman she's worth more than gold to me

  10. My mother is my rock! yes we butt heads but she knows I love her. I don't know how my life would have turned out if she was non-existent.

  11. I love my mother, and deservedly so, so much that I can't stand her even being ill. It makes me irritable and sad.
    The love is so much I'm shy and scared to show her all of it.
    Heaven knows I'd choose to die than her. I know that's not what it should be, but I can't imagine her not being with us again.
    She's a blessing to everyone.
    It was my mum the author saw in a vision and wrote Proverbs 31...I'm not kidding.

  12. I love my mother, and deservedly so, so much that I can't stand her even being ill. It makes me irritable and sad.
    The love is so much I'm shy and scared to show her all of it.
    Heaven knows I'd choose to die than her. I know that's not what it should be, but I can't imagine her not being with us again.
    She's a blessing to everyone.
    It was my mum the author saw in a vision and wrote Proverbs 31...I'm not kidding.

  13. "GOD is so busy HE sends a sidekick to watch over me".
    Words are never enough to describe a great mother. Where do want to start? Or end? They're truly gods to us. Here's to all MOTHERS reading this, to all whose mums are still with them, to all who have lost theirs(extremely painful, and I pray this moment that GOD remains your comforter), and to all intending mothers. Be Blessed

  14. Everything I am I owe to God and my mom. There's no adequate word to describe her sacrificial love, wisdom and strength. I love her so much and if I had the choice to make, I will chose her as my mother over and over again

  15. HBD to Tiwa's mum........ and a big shout out to all mothers u are awesometastic #intoke'svoice#
    My mum rocks........


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